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  1. Received an email yesterday from Dark Tree Records. Courtesy of the Tapscott estate, it will be releasing on cd later this spring "Horace Tapscott with the Pan African Peoples Arkestra- 'Ancestral Echoes The Covina Sessions, 1976'". These are previously unreleased studio recordings. Liner notes by Steven Isoardi. There are four song titles: "Ancestral Echoes," "Sketches of Drunken Mary," "Jo Annette" and "Eternal Eygpt Suite." Dark Tree will also be releasing "Live at Lama" on vinyl and a new Isoardi book entitled "The Music Finds a Way-A PAPA/UGMAA Oral History of Growing Up in Postwar South Central Los Angeles." No information on the above as yet on Dark Tree's website or Facebook page.
  2. William O. Smith RIP

    James Falzone reports on his Facebook page that Bill Smith, the clarinetist that played with Dave Brubeck, died on March 4, 2020. If so, he was 93.
  3. April 23, 2020 at 7:30 PM. General admission. The musicians are: Amir ElSaffar, trumpet/santur Carlo DeRosa, acoustic bass Aruan Ortiz, piano Dena ElSaffar, violin/jowza Fabrizio Cassol, alto saxophone George Ziadeh, oud/vocals Jason Adasiewicz, vibraphone JD Parran, bass saxophone/clarinet Miles Okazaki, guitar Mohammed Saleh, oboe/English horn Naseem AlAtrash, cello Nasheet Waits, drums Ole Mathisen, tenor saxophone/soprano saxophone Rajna Swaminathan, mridangam Tareq Abboushi, buzuq Tim Moore, percussion/dumbek/frame drum Zafer Tawil, percussion/oud
  4. Seriously, how do you play this?

    imagine Eric dolphy on one of these suckers!!
  5. What live music are you going to see tonight?

    I saw the same concert as relyles-great stuff
  6. Tower Records

    Like others when I visited NYC I would go to the Tower Records in the Village and particularly the Annex. Not far from there was Other Records (?), which is now closed. When we visited Tokyo about 7-8 years ago, my wife and daughter went to Disneyland-I went to the Tower Records store in Shibuya: That was great.
  7. Sheila Jordan

    recent Calgary article on Sheila courtesy of the Mosaic Sunday Gazette:
  8. More unheard Herbie Nichols!!!

    "I'm not clear who wrote the piece"-Don Sickler perhaps because he posted the information and the last paragraph is attributed to him?
  9. This group is: Donny McCaslin: Tenor, Soprano Saxophones Ingrid Jensen: Trumpet Gary Versace: Piano David Ambrosio: Bass Adam Nussbaum: Drums
  10. vinyl and download only No cd-sh**t.
  11. Some choices all afternoon up and down the valley 1. Dianne Reeves at the Troy Music Hall in Troy for a 3 PM concert. 2. A Benefit concert for the Creative Music Studio scheduled from 5 -10:30 PM at The Beverly Lounge in Kingston, NY. Featured bands: John Medeski & Billy Martin of Medeski Martin & Wood as "Shack Party" with Jesse Murphy (Norah Jones) and Danny Blume (The Lounge Lizards) The CMS Improvisers Orchestra (20 musicians!) conducted by Karl Berger LEGACY (Ingrid Sertso, Karl Berger, Ken Filiano, Steven Bernstein, Billy Martin & Peter Apfelbaum) Ben Vida with Fred Lonberg-Holm more information: 3. Joe McPhee with Chris Corsano at Tubby's in Kingston at 7:30 PM. 4. Eric Person at The Falcon in Marlborough at 8 PM.
  12. At the UpFront Exhibition Space:
  13. Chico Freeman, Marlborough, NY 1/26

    I intend to go. Saw this same group tearing up Caffe Lena in Saratoga Springs earlier this month. Chuck Lamb is a really fine pianist.
  14. McPhee/Bisio/Longberg-Holm/Sultan 1-25-20 Kingston, NY

    There are more concerts in the Kingston/Hudson/Catskill area than those held at The Beverly, e.g., Alvaro Domene's "Singularity" series, Michael Bisio's Sunday afternoon concerts at the Lace Mill (the Matt Shipp Trio played their last November [?]), Bobby Previte's Sunday night concerts at the Avalon Lounge (and before that at the Hi Lo). Consider "friending" Fred Longberg-Holm, Previte and Alvaro Domene on Facebook. Or go to Alvaro's, Previte's and Michael Bisio's respective websites and ask to be put on their mailing lists. In Kingston, check out Tubby's and the Kingston Artists Collective. Tubby's has a McPhee/Corsano concert scheduled in the end of February. Perhaps you are aware of Planet Arts' duo series in Catskill in April, May and June.