Pierre Cavalli – Concerto for Electric Guitars (1973)

Spaced out use of guitars, from the seventies Switzerland. Last track on the album Sitting On My Guitar by Pierre Cavalli, Recorded at Braun Electronic Studio, released on Pick. Antonio Conde – Bass / Gustavo Hubka – Drums / Rolf Bänninger – Drums / Pierre Cavalli – Guitar Hear 2:36 minutes of the 10:36 minutes long piece: Seldom seen Swiss lp released in 1973, it contains some incredible tracks … Continue reading Pierre Cavalli – Concerto for Electric Guitars (1973)

Cecil Taylor – Choral Of Voice (1973)

Recorded on May 29, 1973 at Iino Hall, Tokyo, Japan. From the album Solo by Cecil Taylor. “I discovered very early that it wasn’t quite enough for me to imitate people.”      Cecil Taylor Cecil Taylor – Piano Listen to the first four tracks of Solo (Choral Of Voice (Elesion), Lono, Asapk In Ame, Indent (1/2 Of First Layer) :   Continue reading Cecil Taylor – Choral Of Voice (1973)

Don Cherry and the Jazz Composer’s Orchestra – Tantra (1973)

“If we’re going to speak about words, we could talk about a word like ‘aum.’ Because you don’t say the word ‘aum,’ you sing it. And you have to sing it where you use the ‘a’ as ‘ah,’ which is the throat. Then you’re singing, sustaining the tone ‘ah.’ Then you go to the ‘u,’ and then you reach the ‘m’ and you’ve liberated the … Continue reading Don Cherry and the Jazz Composer’s Orchestra – Tantra (1973)

Kohsuke Mine Quintet – Expectation (1973)

From the album Daguri by Kohsuke Mine Quintet. An absolute monster of a session from Kohsuke Mine and his quintet who are on fire from the furious opener “Thirsty” through to the closing modal whirlwind “Spin Drift”.Although all 5 cuts are penned by K.Mine “Expectation” has echoes of  what Itabashi was to record some years later as “Watarase”. The very finest in Japanese jazz and … Continue reading Kohsuke Mine Quintet – Expectation (1973)

Larry Young – Khalid Of Space Part Two (Welcome) (1973)

From the album Lawrence of Newark by Larry Young. The centerpiece of the album is “Khalid of Space Pt. 2: Welcome.” Sun Ra’s edict about all of his musicians being percussionists holds almost literally true in Young’s case. The soprano saxophonist sounds as if it could be Sonny Fortune (billed as “mystery guest”), but he’s way out on an Eastern modal limb. Young’s right hand is … Continue reading Larry Young – Khalid Of Space Part Two (Welcome) (1973)

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)