Sonny Sharrock – Princess Sonata (1986)

From the album Guitar by Sonny Sharrock. Princess Sonata consists of four parts: Princess And The Magician / Like Voices Of Sleeping Birds / Flowers Laugh / They Enter The Dream This is pure, undiluted Sonny Sharrock. Taking advantage of the overdubbing process, Sharrock accompanies himself in a series of duets that demonstrate the range of his playing, from menacing to tender. The songs are fairly simple; a brief introduction and chord statement lays … Continue reading Sonny Sharrock – Princess Sonata (1986)

Jayne Cortez – Maintain Control/Economic Love Song I (1986)

First two tracks from the album Maintain Control by Jayne Cortez And The Firespitters. Jayne Cortez (May 10, 1936 – December 28, 2012) was an American poet, and performance artist. Cortez was born May 10, 1936 in Fort Huachuca, Arizona, and grew up in California. She was the author of ten books of poems and performed her poetry with music on nine recordings. Cortez presented her work and ideas … Continue reading Jayne Cortez – Maintain Control/Economic Love Song I (1986)

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)