Ornette Coleman – Love Words (1979)

Love Words is From the album Of Human Feelings by Ornette Coleman, recorded: April 25, 1979 at Columbia Recording Studio, N.Y., N.Y. Of Human Feelings explores jazz-funk music and continues Coleman’s harmolodic approach to improvisation with Prime Time, whom he introduced on his 1975 album Dancing in Your Head. [source] Denardo Coleman – Drums / Ornette Coleman – Alto Saxophone / Charlie Ellerbee – Guitar … Continue reading Ornette Coleman – Love Words (1979)

Marion Brown – Sweet Earth Flying (1979)

From the album November Cotton Flower by Marion Brown, recorded June 21 and 22, 1979 at Sound Ideas Studios, New York City. “A reprise of the song “Sweet Earth Flying” closes out the album quite beautifully, from the delicate chords created by guitarist Karl Rausch through the leader’s sensitive inflections of the lovely theme. ” [source] Marion Brown – Alto Saxophone Hilton Ruiz  – Piano Earl May – Bass Warren Smith – Drums, Percussion … Continue reading Marion Brown – Sweet Earth Flying (1979)

Fred Frith – Spring Any Day Now (1979)

From the album Gravaty by Fred Frith. Gravity is a 1980 solo album by English guitarist, composer and improviser Fred Frith from Henry Cow and Art Bears. Gravity has been described as an avant-garde “dance” record that draws on rhythm and dance from folk music across the world. AllMusic called it one of the most important experimental guitar titles from Fred Frith. [source] Fred Frith … Continue reading Fred Frith – Spring Any Day Now (1979)

Dewey Redman – Alone Again (Naturally) (1979)

Paul Murphy flogged this to Chris Bangs who would drop the cut “Unknown Tongue” from the LP Musics in his DJ sets back in the early 80s which is where I first heard it.What a tune!!! Kicking off with the high pitched Middle Eastern whine of Dewey on musette which is joined after a few minutes with the bowed bass of Mark Helias….then comes the … Continue reading Dewey Redman – Alone Again (Naturally) (1979)