Saturday, 18 February 2012

Black Classical History of Spiritual Jazz 1955-2012

Serious about your Spiritual? Then Black Classical's got all the bases covered with this truly epic 12 hour mass.

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Friday, 10 February 2012

Electronic Sonata for Souls loved by Nature.

George Russell.
Electronic Sonata for Souls loved by Nature.

Strata East SES-19761.

Recorded live at a concert held at the Sonja Henie Niels Onstad Center for the Arts, 28th April 1969 at Hovikodden, near Olso, Norway. The concert was sponsored by Ny Musikk, the Norwegian branch of the International Society for Contemporary Music.

A truly amazing album from start to finish. The line-up:

Jan Garbarek
Manfred Schoof
Terje Rypdal
Jon Christensen
George Russell
Red Mitchell

There was a second edition of this set, recorded in Milano 1980 with different players. That one's tasty, but this is earlier version is so SPECIAL!

Friday, 3 February 2012

Back by popular demand #3

The Bobby Hutcherson Quintet.
Live at Stockholm, Sweden.

Recorded 28th July 1969.

Bobby Hutcherson : Vibes
Harold Land : Sax
Stanley Cowell : Piano
Reggie Johnson : Bass
Joe Chambers : Drums

Another installment of impossibly rare, stunning jazz. 4 tracks including Total Eclipse, Theme from Blow Up, Man on Mercury and The Peace-Maker.