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Billy Bang recommendations sought

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I have totally missed on him over the past 40+ years.  Listening to and enjoying "Vietnam Reflections" (thank you Stefan!), which just got here a couple days ago, after having been blown away by his FAB Trio "History of Jazz in Reverse" (thank you Clifford!) earlier in the week.  If I really like both of those titles, what else do I want/need by him?   I always thought Bang would strike me along the lines of Leroy Jenkins, who I always wanted to like but seldom did all that much, but Bang turns out to be something very different.  

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VALVE NO. 10 with Frank Lowe is a favorite. Really, all of his Soul Note recordings are worth a listen; after VALVE NO. 10 I'd single out RAINBOW GLADIATOR with Charles Tyler, the Stuff Smith tribute with Sun Ra and John Ore, and the LIVE AT CARLOS I date.

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"Vietnam: The Aftermath" and/or "Big Bang Theory".

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I saw Billy Bang in two impressive duo concerts with Gunter Hampel in Göttingen (October 1995) and William Parker in Bydgoscz (November 7, 2007). In my shelf: 

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BILLY BANG: OUTLINE NO. 12. CELLULOID CELCD 5004 [1983]

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I'll second Untitled Gift and Outline No. 12, and add these two:

 Bangception (Hat Musics)

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and The Jazz Doctors Intensive Care (Cadillac)

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On 5/21/2016 at 6:10 PM, Joe said:

VALVE NO. 10 with Frank Lowe is a favorite. Really, all of his Soul Note recordings are worth a listen; after VALVE NO. 10 I'd single out RAINBOW GLADIATOR with Charles Tyler, the Stuff Smith tribute with Sun Ra and John Ore, and the LIVE AT CARLOS I date.

I hope CamJazz releases a BS/SN box in the future.

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I'm hoping to see Sweet Space on cd one day. It's so good!

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William Parker: Scrapbook (Thirsty Ear) and FAB Trio: Live at the Sunset (Marge) both contain some very fine Billy Bang.

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A bit more out-leaning, but New York Collage, which was reissued by NoBusiness on CD a couple/few years back, is also quite strong.

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24 minutes ago, Pim said:

https://elusivedisc.com/billy-bang-lucky-man-music-from-the-film-3lp/

This looks pretty promising to me. I love Bang and I loved his two 'Vietnam' albums on Justin Time. Anyone familiar with the music? I haven't seen the documentary yet.

Yeah, I'm interested in that too, but would prefer digital over a 3 LP set...hoping after that set is released they spread across other media. 

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BBE usually do digital, definitely stream on Spotify etc

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