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Re: OT for jazz fans

Postby macker » Fri Nov 08, 2013 4:26 pm

+1 for Placebo! One of my favorite groups.
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Re: OT for jazz fans

Postby mark b » Fri Nov 08, 2013 10:58 pm

Partial to some Strata East

Clifford Jordon http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Znr4KRw2au8

Sun Ra 1956 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qw3Trh10Jr8

Madvillan, All Caps :Heavily sampled the great SunRa http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ewc1hixzYPY
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Re: OT for jazz fans

Postby diddleybop » Sat Nov 09, 2013 2:39 am

Great post. Made me look through my Jazz collection and rediscovered Time remembered. John McLaughlin plays Bill Evans.
Beautiful acoustic guitar recording with the Aighetta Quartet.
Randy Weston , Spirit of our ancestors , double disc set released on Verve in 1992 is another personal fave, big big brass sound. Might be a bit hard to track down though a single cd of excerpts was released a few years ago.
Also a big Miles Davis fan , Coltrane, Herbie Hancock; especially headhunters.
Also partial to New Orleans flavour, dirty dozen brass band, John Cleary , Dr John and Professor Longhair.
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Re: OT for jazz fans

Postby rastapopoulos » Sat Nov 09, 2013 9:19 am

Sun Ra interview from 1971 with some interesting thoughts on Alien Rights:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AMMWNwVhq5k

Mal Waldron - Snake out:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6eIAb8Ewqs4
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Re: OT for jazz fans

Postby underated » Mon Nov 11, 2013 12:58 pm

What a enjoyable read.

As always some artists familiar with ,some not.
I love reading & watching documentaries about jazz, very selective with my personal favs.

John Coltrane : A Love Supreme & Live At Birdland.
Miles Davis interpretation of Gershwins Porgy & Bess.

Lately i enjoy listening to hip hop with jazz samples, it gives a new life to jazz records.
If any one is coming from reggae & new to this music don't forget to check out the whole Jamaican Jazz scene from the likes of Ernest Ranglin to Monty Alexander [his intros to Marley classics are wonderful].

I was watching a documentary about Sun Ra, yes kinda far out, if i listen to him i must wear a tin foil hat from now on :)
Yes jazz satisfies my soul just like reggae, it can be heavy & deep or light as a feather.
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