blues, bop & beyond

with will constantine jr

Thursday, November 4, 2010
11:00 to 13:00
other shows

Artist Song Album Label Comments
Marion Brown Capricorn Moon Marion Brown ESP-Disk' Recorded in 1965. Today's show is a tribute to the late alto saxophonist who passed away on October 18th. He's joined on this track by Alan Shorter, Ronnie Boykins, Reggie Johnson and Rashied Ali.
Marion Brown Porto Novo Porto Novo Black Lion / Freedom / Arista A 1967 date with Marion's alto sax being joined by Maarten van Regteben Altena on bass and Han Bennink on drums and tabla.
Marion Brown Fortunato Three for Shepp Impulse! Recorded in 1966, this track, Marion's own composition, features the late alto saxophonist with Grachan Moncur III on trombone, Dave Burrell on piano, Sirone on bass and Bobby Capp on drums.
Marion Brown Quartet La Sorella Why Not? ESP-Disk' A 1966 date with Stanley Cowell, Sirone and Rashied Ali joining the leaders alto sax.
Marion Brown Visions Vista Impulse! Recorded in 1975 with Marion playing wind chimes as well as his customary alto sax. He's joined here by Allen Murphy on vocals, Anthony Davis on piano, Stanley Cowell on electric pianos and Bill Braynon on celestes.
Marion Brown Septet Juba Lee Juba Lee Fontana Marion's alto sax joined here by Grachan Moncur III, Alan Shorter, Bennie Maupin, Dave Burrell, Reggie Johnson and Beaver Harris.
Marion Brown Soundways Part 2 Duets Arista / Freedom Marion's joined here by classical pianist / performer / composer Elliott Schwartz.