blues,bop &beyond

with will constantine jr

Thursday, September 1, 2005
11:00 to 13:00
Rock/etc
other shows

Artist Song Album Label Comments New Request
Sun Ra and his Intergalactic Solar Arkestra Under Different Stars Soundtrack to Space is the Place Evidence 1993 reissue of 1972 material. A Sun Ra cult classic. R
Mark Helias' Open Close Startle New School enja 2001 release. Helias' bass joined by Tom Rainey on drums and Tony Malaby's tenor sax. *
Tony Martinez & the Cuban Power Mr. Coltrane Maferefun Blue Jackel 1999 release by this Cuban saxophonist. Features Gonzalo Rubalcaba and Miguel "Anga' Diaz among others.
Billy Bang Doi Moi Vietnam: Reflections Justin Time Ex- Vietnam Vet Bang second release dealing with his musical catharsis of haunting memories. He's joined by James Spaulding,Henry Threadgill, Ted Daniel, Butch Morris,John Hicks, Curtis Lundy and Michael Carvin among others. 2005 release. *
Denys Baptiste I Have a Dream Let Freedom Ring Dune 2003 release by British saxophonist Baptiste.This CD is a celebration of the 40th anniversary of MLK's "I Have a Dream" speach. * R
Arthur Blythe & David Eyges Prayer Today's Blues CIMP 1997 release of alto sax / electric cello duets, though this track is solo cello.
Zane Massey Assunta Brass Knuckles Delmark 1993 release from saxophonist Massey, son of Cal (trumpeter, composer for Coltrane, Shepp etc.). Zane is joined here by Hideiji Taninaka on bass and Sadiq M. Abdu Shahid on drums.
Malachi Thompson Circles in the Air Talking Horns Delmark The leader's trumpet joined by Oliver Lake, Hamiet Bluiett, Willie Pickens, Harrison Bankhead and Reggie Nicholson. 2001 release. *
World Saxophone Quartet For the Love of Money Rhythm and Blues Elektra/Musician Oliver Lake, Julius Hemphill, David Murray and Hamiet Bluiett perform the O'Jay's classic hit. 1989 release.
Prima Materia Alabama Peace on Earth (music of John Coltrane) Knitting Factory Works Rashied Ali (drums), Louie Belogenis (tenor sax), Alan Chase (soprano sax), Joe Gallant and William Parker both on bass. 1994 date.
Pharoah Sanders Hum-Allah-Hum-Allah-Hum-Allah (Prince of Peace) Jewels of Thought Impulse! Pharoah's tenor joined by Leon Thomas, Cecil McBee and Lonnie Liston Smith among others. A Classic!