Graham Moncur III – Some Other Stuff (1964) (full album)

According to Moncur, “Gnostic”, a free jazz piece “which eliminates a pulsating meter”, should represent the achievement of salvation through the expression of knowledge and wisdom. “Thandiwa” means “beloved one” in the Zulu language, and it is the least experimental track of the album.With “The Twins”, built off only one chord, he wanted to portrait his twin brothers; he considered the rhythm the focal point of … Continue reading Graham Moncur III – Some Other Stuff (1964) (full album)

Don Cherry – Eternal Rhythm (1968) (full album)

Eternal Rhythm is a live jazz album composed by Don Cherry. It was recorded at the Berlin Jazz Festival in 1968. [source] Tracks: A. Eternal Rhythm Part 1 (17:45) / B. Eternal Rhythm Part 2 (23:37) Albert Mangelsdorff – Trombone Eje Thelin – Trombone Bernt Rosengren – Tenor Saxophone, Oboe, Clarinet, Flute Sonny Sharrock – Guitar Karl Berger – Vibraphone, Piano, Gender (Gamelan) Joachim Kühn – Piano, Prepared … Continue reading Don Cherry – Eternal Rhythm (1968) (full album)

Gil Evans – “Little Wing” (1986)

Recording from Gil Evans´ Concert in Jazzhouse Montmartre, Copenhagen 13. juli 1986. Lew Soloff – Trumpet / Miles Evans – Trumpet / Shunzo Ono – Trumpet / David Taylor – Trombone / Tom Malone – Trombone / Chris Hunter – Alto Saxophone / John Surman – Barytone Saxophone /  Dave Bardien – French Horn / Delmar Brown – Keyboard / Gill Evans – Keyboard / Kenwood … Continue reading Gil Evans – “Little Wing” (1986)

Human Arts Ensemble with Oliver Lake & Lester Bowie – Under The Sun (1973) (full album)

Under The Sun is recorded in July 1973 in St. Louis, Missouri under the sun. The album is produced by the Committee for Universal Justice and released in 1974 on Universial Justice Records. Side A. “Lover´s Desire” (26:00) is a free music symphony based on an Afganistan folk melody, ‘Lover’s Desire’  transcribed from radio Kabul. Arranged by Charles W. Shaw, James Marshall, Marty Ehrlich.       … Continue reading Human Arts Ensemble with Oliver Lake & Lester Bowie – Under The Sun (1973) (full album)

Terry Riley – Music for the Gift III (1963)

Music for the Gift in 5 pieces, is recorded in Paris at Radio France in 1963. Music for the Gift part three is from the CD of same name by Terry Riley, released in 2000 on Cortial Foundation. This is the kick-off CD in the Terry Riley Archive Series sponsored by the Cortical Foundation label under their new imprint, Organ of Corti. This CD brings together … Continue reading Terry Riley – Music for the Gift III (1963)

Lee Konitz and Albert Mangelsdorff – Art of the Duo (1983)

Art of the Duo is recorded in 1983 and released in 1989 on Enja Records. These conversations between the american duo-lover Lee Konitz and german Albert Mangelsdorff is not swinging in the traditional sense but leaves some air and room for reflection for the listener. This blogpost do not contain the complete album, because the first track on both sides are missing, side  A, Hot Hut … Continue reading Lee Konitz and Albert Mangelsdorff – Art of the Duo (1983)

Dizzy Gillespie And Lalo Schifrin – Ozone Madness (1977)

Free Ride is an album by trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie  which was composed, arranged and conducted by Lalo Scfifrin, recorded in 1977 and released on the Pablo label. The album represents the first collaboration between the two since The New Continent  in 1962.  [source] Although Lalo Schifrin is justifiably praised for his soundtrack work, many jazz purists turn up their noses at his jazz dates, such as his ’60s work with Jimmy … Continue reading Dizzy Gillespie And Lalo Schifrin – Ozone Madness (1977)