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  1. Tal Farlow - A Sign of the Times A beautiful and signed copy where the previous owner had kept a few pictures he took of Tal Farlow in the UK in April 85.
  2. So, What Are You Listening To NOW?

    Simultaneously a shout and a chant! Mal Waldron Trio - Blood & Guts Sal Nistico - Neo/Nistico Lester Bowie's Brass Fantasy - Serious Fun
  3. So, What Are You Listening To NOW?

    Herbie Mann & Buddy Collette - Flute Fraternity (UK 10") Nat Cole at JATP Frank Rosolino - Free For All Ed Blackwell Project - What It Be Like
  4. And when in doubt, use both.
  5. So, What Are You Listening To NOW?

    Waldron/Marre/Gouirand - Le matin d'un fauve Ed Blackwell Project - What it is?
  6. So, What Are You Listening To NOW?

    Excellent Waldron fest recently, soulpope! Listening tonight to: The Duke Plays Ellington Cecil Payne - Bright Moments Earl Hines - Paris One Night Stand
  7. BFT 176 Discussion and Access

    That's the song! You might know the players, I plan to catch the duet next month in Paris area. The pianist composed the tune. He is still touring regularly and will be in Paris area next February. The whole album has this MFT nostalgic feel.
  8. BFT 176 Discussion and Access

    Correct, Dan! Hargrove is also the composer of this beautiful tune "Into Dawn" which has not been recorded elsewhere to my knowledge.
  9. Roy Hargrove

    A tremendous player, a tragic story.
  10. BFT 176 Discussion and Access

    A little third of not-only jazz, a third of French jazz and the remainder of relatively obscure US jazz, I'll try to calibrate better in the future! Not Kenny Drew. A prior incarnation of St. Thomas, about a year before Saxophone Colossus. It's like the Don Sleet's All members group, but of the West coast Yes, the drums mix is a bit distracting but becomes to me part of the charm of the record. That's a prowess, it is Allen Eager! French it is! Yes, I enjoy the tune but the jazz/rock guitar is a bit ever-present. Whenever I listen to this guitar style and this voice, I dance! That one might be more familiar to our Helvetian King. And reasonably so, the players have not made many records. I bet this one would be for our Brooklynite Clifford. I bet you know the pianist! Jim and John identified the track which as you mention later has an Adams/Pullen feeling (composition of Don). Congratulations, it is Waldron! It is Ralph Moore with his usual suspects of the late 80's. Not Geri Allen. A French group in the early 80s. I sure would not have bet on Rashied Ali named for this tune . The guitarist is the man! And the tune is a classic of the early seventh art. It definitely has a Getz/Barron vibe, but this was recorded in 2018. And it sure does not have that Getz thing . Two players I love to listen to when I go to Paris. The tune is pretty well-known in France and its title in English is actually pretty close to the song you mention! Thanks a lot for the very positive feedback!
  11. BFT 176 Discussion and Access

    Yes, it is the theme of St. Thomas and it is indeed not Hank Jones. It's not Art! Unlike the first two tracks, tracks 3&4 have not been recorded in North America! The bassist is the leader. Not the MJQ nor the members of the group! It is not Jamal!
  12. BFT 176 Discussion and Access

    Sorry for the inconvenience. I had checked the BFT on Firefox and IE but had no clue of the bitrate glitch on Chrome. I have reencoded all three tracks at 128kbps and Thom has updated his website so it should be playing fine now! Yes, that's Track 14. Great vibe and interplay on the entire album. Tune also called Trees and Grass and Thangs when later recorded with the Pullen/Adams Quartet.
  13. Jazz's Transition to CDs

    It comes first from France (7="sept") and has l8r conquered Europe.
  14. Hampton Hawes - Spanish steps Henri Texier - Sky Dancers Archie Shepp - Attica Blues
  15. Randy Weston - Thoughts and tributes

    It hurts. I had the opportunity to see him three times within a year (Glasgow, Marciac, New-York). Merci pour tout Mr. Weston !!
  16. Happy birthday king ubu!

    Great to see that you enjoy your new job and that you can still manage to be immersed into (live) music! Et joyeux anniversaire, Flurin !!
  17. So, What Are You Listening To NOW?

    Yesterday evening: Andrzej Kurylewicz Quintet - Go Right Zbigniew Namysłowski Quintet - Kujaviak Goes Funky Mieczysław Kosz - Reminiscence Komeda Quintet - Astigmatic This morning:
  18. Soul Eyes: Jazz Live At The Domicile Munich Afro-Bossa John McNeil Quintet- FAUN
  19. So, What Are You Listening To NOW?

    Ellington-Strayhorn - [Great times] (Vogue 2017) Chico Hamilton - The Dealer Taylor - Neidlinger - New York City R&B
  20. Grachan Moncur III - Evolution A beauty. Featuring "Crenshaw" and "Mc Lean" according to my Universal/BN covers. edit: realizing these typos were on every issue.