30 March 2012

David Murray/James Blood Ulmer & The Blues Orchestra - Live in Milan '12


A concert (World première) that Murray has significantly titled:
"Blood Singin' and Stompin' The Blues".

Rec. live at "Teatro Manzoni", Milan, Italy, on January 29, 2012
(mics recording)

David Murray,tenor sax,conductor,arrangements
James Blood Ulmer,electric guitar & voice
Ravi Best/Shareef Clayton/Mario Hernàndez Morejòn,trumpets
Mark Williams/Terry Greene II/Denis Cuni Rodriguez,trombones
Lakecia Benjamin/Tony Kofi,alto saxes
Jay Rodriguez/Irving Acao,tenor saxes
Alex Harding,baritone sax
Mingus Murray,electric guitar
Llorenc Barcelò,Hammond B3
Steve Colson,piano
Jaribu Shahid,double-bass & electric bass
Chris Beck,drums

1. David intro (04:34)
2. Spreadsology [D.Murray] (11:42)
3. Backwater Blues [B.Smith] (13:47)
4. Let's Talk About Jesus [J.B.Ulmer] (10:03)
5. Grinnin' In Your Face [E.J.House Jr.] (13:52)
6. Love Like Them [C.West] (13:02)
7. Interview Suite [J.B.Ulmer/D.Murray] (18:07)
8. Sittin' On Top Of The World [W.Vinson/L.Chatmon] (12:26)
9. Dead Presidents (encore) [W.Dixon/W.R.Emerson] (09:17)

Total Time 1:46:53

excerpt from Sittin' On Top Of The World

29 March 2012

KEY "KEY" (CALIG, 1977)







...from Nick's collection....





KEY "KEY"


Hugo Read, soprano, alto & tenor saxophone
Markus Stockhausen, trumpet, electric trumpet, fluegelhorn
Reinhard Schmitz, fender & acoustic piano
Rainer Linke, acoustic & electric bass
Kurt Billker, drums


A1. Please Be Good To Me 05:13
A2. Wolkenhaus 02:35
A3. In Jubilo 04:29
A4. Birds Flying 06:06

B1. Song For Renate 11:12
B2. Rheda 12:40


Recorded at Dierks Studios, Stommeln, Germany in 1977.

CALIG CAL 30617

(lp rip)

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27 March 2012

DIDIER LEVALLET QUINTET "OSTINATO" (IN & OUT, 1981)







Out of Nick's vaults we have:





DIDIER LEVALLET QUINTET "OSTINATO"


Jean Querkier, alto saxophone, flute, oboe
André Jaume, tenor saxophone, flute, bass clarinet
Jeff Sicard, baritone saxophone, flute, bass clarinet
Didier Levallet, bass
Jean-Claude Montredon, drums, percussion

A1. Ostinato 04:50
A2. Deuxième Intermède/Sans Méthode 06:21
A3. Et Encore... 09:35
B1. Une Femme Chaque Nuit Voyage En Grand Secret 05:30
B2. Taureau Félin 04:51
B3. Thème Deux 09:00


Recorded on 1st & 2nd July, 1981 at Bresse-sur-Grosne, Saône-et-Loire, France.


IN & OUT IAO 1002

(lp rip)

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26 March 2012

Michael Blake & Kingdom Of Champa - Live in Milan '12


European première for this suite recorded 16 years ago with the
production of the legendary Teo Macero.

Rec. live at "Teatro Manzoni", Milan, Italy, on January 22, 2012
(mics recording)

Michael Blake,tenor & soprano saxes,composer,conductor
Naïssam Jalal,flute
Clark Gayton,trombone
Steven Bernstein,trumpet & slide trumpet
Bryan Carrott,vibes
David Tronzo,slide guitar
Rufus Cappadoccia,cello
Tony Scherr,electric bass
Billy Martin/Hamid Drake,percussion & drums

01. The Champa Theme (10:44)
02. Michael talks #1 (01:35)
03. Dislocated In Natrang (07:51)
04. Michael talks #2 (02:07)
05. Folk Song (09:48)
06. Michael talks #3 (00:19)
07. Purple City (11:31)
08. Michael talks #4 (02:07)
09. Mekong/Hue Is Hue? (30:02)
10. Perfume River [encore] (24:18)

Total Time 1:40:28

All compositions by M.Blake

The photo above is by Roberto Cifarelli.

excerpt from Mekong

24 March 2012

DENNiS GONZÁLEZ BAND OF SORCERERS - Hymn For The Perfect Heart Of A Pearl (1991)



DENNiS GONZÁLEZ BAND OF SORCERERS - Hymn For The Perfect Heart Of A Pearl (Konnex 1991)

01 Movement One: Hymn for the Perfect Heart of a Pearl 11.55
02 Movement Two: Astonishing Emptiness 15.59
03 Movement Three: Hymn for Louis Moholo 9.46
04 Movement Four: The Peculiar Stillness at Noon 12.02
05 Movement Five: Angels of the Bop Apocalypse 6.28
06 Parachute One 7.15
07 Movement Six: Hymn for Lionel Battiste / De Lawd's Train 11.26

Dennis González - trumpet, C trumpet, train whistle
Carlos Ward -  alto sax, flute
Tim Green - tenor sax
Paul Rogers - bass
Louis Moholo - drums, whistles, vocals
Paul Plimley - piano (05 & 06 only)

Recorded on 3 April 1990 at Omega Audio, Dallas, TX.

Konnex KCD 5026 (OOP)

WARREN SMITH & THE COMPOSER'S WORKSHOP ENSEMBLE (STRATA-EAST & MIFF MUSIC, 1968 - 1982)








WARREN SMITH & THE COMPOSER'S WORKSHOP ENSEMBLE (STRATA-EAST & MIFF MUSIC, 1968 - 1982)

Collective personnel:

Johnny Coles, trumpet
Jack Jeffers, bass trombone
Julius Watkins, french horn
Al Gibbons, tenor saxophone
Howard Johnson, baritone saxophone, tuba
Bross Townsend, piano
Herb Bushler, bass
Warren Smith, drums
Jimmy Owens, trumpet, fluegelhorn
Garnett Brown, trombone
Norman Spiller, trumpet
Sharon Freeman, fench horn
Courtney Winter, saxello
George Barrow, tenor sxophone, bass clarinet
Greg Maker, bass, electric bass
Omar Clay, drums
Vincent Chancey, french horn
Gary Gordon, baritone saxophone
Dave Moore, bass
Keyatte Abdur-Rahman, percussion


CD 1
1. Sub Structure (Perkinson) 04:51
2. Hello Julius (Smith) 04:11
3. Blues for E.L.C. (Smith) 06:07
4. Lament (Smith) 10:53
5. Blues by Monk (Monk) 11:46
6. Ecorah Suite (Silver) 09:58
7. Cool Eddie (Smith) 12:07

CD 2
1. Chisai Sake Kao (Smith) 07:33
2. Introduction to the Blues (Smith) 05:29
3. We've Been Around (Smith) 02:56
4. Screamer (Smith) 06:41
5. I Know the Scenery by Heart (Smith) 06:54
6. Cricket Song Poem (Smith) 12:20
7. Love in the Open Suite (Smith) 19:00



Recorded:
CD 1 Tracks 1,2,3,4,5,6 + CD 2 Track 2 > New York City, 1968 & 1969.
CD 2 Tracks 3,4,5,7 > New York City, April 29, 1973.
CD 1 Track 7 + CD 2 Track 1 > New York City, April 29 & 30, 1977.
CD 2 Track 6 > New York City, 1982.

Original releases:
- Warren Smith And The Composer's Workshop Ensemble – Cricket Song-Poem (Miff Music Company – KRS-1006 [Tracks are: A1.Cricket Song Poem / A2. Ecaroh / B1. Coole Eddie / B2. Chisai Sake Kao])

- Warren Smith – Composers Workshop Ensemble (Strata-East – SES-19723 [Tracks are: A1. Sub Structure / A2. Lament / A3. Blues For E.L.C. / B1. Blues for Monk / B2. Hello Julius / B3. Introduction To The Blues])

- Composer's Workshop Ensemble – We've Been Around (Strata-East – SES-7422 [Tracks are: A1. We've Been Around / A2. Screamer / A3. I KNow The Scenery By Heart / B. Love In The Open Suite])

CLAVES CD 50-1195/2

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22 March 2012

MUJiCiAN - The Wise Sage (BBC 2oo7)


The Sage, Gateshead, November 8, 2007. Links in first comment are for mp3 of Set 1 only. For both sets in flac go below and use ulozto links preferably please.


43.54 Set 1 (The Wise Sage)
45.26 Set 2


Mujician:

Paul Dunmall - saxes
Tony Levin - drums
Paul Rogers - 7-string acoustic double bass
Keith Tippett - piano

Broadcasted January 11, 2008 (set 1) and  March 2, 2009 (set 2).

1st set previously posted on folly for to see what blog (from where artwork comes probably).
Another Mujician performance, from Banlieues Bleues Festival 2003, is on rest in bits blog.

21 March 2012

LOEK DIKKER WATERLAND ENSEMBLE "TAN-TANGO" (WATERLAND, 1975)







This is the last Waterland LP (out of Nick's collection!) here at IS. In fact it was the first issued on this small but excellent label.





LOEK DIKKER WATERLAND ENSEMBLE "TAN-TANGO"


Leo van Oostrom, alto saxophone
Gerd Dudek, tenor saxophone
Harry Verbeke, tenor saxophone
Frank Grasso, trumpet
Bart van Lier, trombone
Frans van Luin, trombone
Eddy van Dijken, french horn
Erik Jan Kromshaut, violin
Loek Dikker, piano
Roger Cook, double bass
Pierre Courbois, percussion


A1. Tan Tango 04:00
A2. All Together Now 17:00
B1. Sanna White 22:00


Recorded live at the Shaffy Theater in Amsterdam and at the Lantaarn Theater in Rotterdam on 28th September and 2nd October, 1975.


WATERLAND WM 001


(lp rip)

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20 March 2012

Air - Live in Pisa '79


For the first day of spring, what better than a live Air?

Rec. live at "Teatro Giardino Scotto", Pisa, Italy,
on June 27, 1979 (mics recording)

Henry Threadgill,reeds,flute
Fred Hopkins,bass
Steve McCall,drums

1. Unknown/Portrait Of Leo Smith (14:36)
2. Midnight Sun (13:22)
3. Sir Simpleton (12:37)
4. Untitled Tango (16:09)
5. Open Air Suit [encore] (05:56)

Total Time 1:02:42

excerpt from Midnight Sun

19 March 2012

RUF DER HEIMAT feat CHARLES GAYLE & E.L.PETROWSKY "KÖLN, 1994"






"Ruf der Heimat" means in german something like "call of the home(-land)".
The above picture does not show earth - but the planet does exist, albeit with a different surface...






RUF DER HEIMAT feat. CHARLES GAYLE & E.L.PETROWSKY "KÖLN, 1994"


Charles Gayle, tenor saxophone, bass clarinet, piano
Ernst-Ludwig Petrowsky, alto saxophone, clarinet, flute, piano
Thomas Borgmann, tenor & sopranino saxophone, harmonica, ocarina
Christoph Winckel, bass
Willi Kellers, drums


1. Set One 40:40
2. Set Two 35:07


Recorded at the JazzHaus, Cologne (WDR), Germany on 3rd November, 1994.

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17 March 2012

Detlef Schönenberg - Live in Moers '79


Another Master!

Rec. live at the 8th Moers Festival, Moers, Germany,
on June 2nd, 1979 (mics recording)

Detlef Schönenberg,percussion

1. Solo #1 (32:24)

beginning of Solo #1

15 March 2012

Barry Altschull - Live in Pisa '79


The first in a series dedicated to the percussionists.

Rec. live in Pisa, Italy, on June 27, 1979
(mics recording)

Barry Altschull,percussion

1. Solo #1 (18:11)
2. Solo #2 (11:26)
3. Solo #3 (10:10)

Total Time 39:49

excerpt from Solo #1

EJE THELIN - JOUK MINOR - PIERRE FAVRE "CANDLES OF VISION" (CALIG, 1972)








This is the first in a series of CALIG LPs - one more treat provided by Nick.






EJE THELIN - JOUK MINOR - PIERRE FAVRE "CANDLES OF VISION"


Eje Thelin, trombone
Jouk Minor, baritone & sopranino saxophone
Pierre Favre, drums, percussion


Side A:
1. Trio 1 (04:36)
2. Trio 2 (07:24)
3. Trio 3 (05:23)

Side B:
1. Duett 1 (01:54)
2. Trio 5 (05:13)
3. Duett 2 (03:18)
4. Trio 6 (06:31)


Recorded at ORF-Studio, Steiermark, Graz, Austria on 16th June, 1972.


CALIG CAL 60609

(lp rip)

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12 March 2012

CMIF (Creative Musicians Improvisers Forum - 1983/84)







For some information about the CMIF you might visit here


See also CMIF 'The Sky Cries The Blues'





[CREATIVE IMPROVISORS ORCHESTRA & BOBBY NAUGHTON UNIT (1983/84)]


CONTENTS

cassette: 12 - 23 - 84



[Tape - Side A]

1. "Shepaug Strut"* (B.Naughton) (11/83) 04:35
Bobby Naughton, vibes
Joe Fonda, bass
Randy Kaye, drums

2. "There You Go Again" (B.Naughton) (12/84) 08:58
Creative Improvisors Orchestra
Marty Ehrlich, Dwight Andrews, J.D.Parran, Patience Higgins, Courtney Winters,
Leo Smith, Frank Gordon, George Alford, Bill Lowe, Ray Anderson,
Bobby Naughton, Trudy Silver(piano), Thurman Barker, Gerry Hemingway,
Ralph Williams, Wes Brown, Joe Fonda, Mario Pavone (digital recording)

3. "Blue Africa" (Randy Weston) (12/84) 08:58
Creative Improvisors Orchestra
Melba Liston, conductor
Randy Weston, piano
(This excerpt is all I have!! - digital recording)

4. "Untitled" (Slide Hampton) (12/83) 09:33
Creative Improvisors Orchestra
solo: Slide + Anthony Davis duo
(see brochure for personnel)

5. "Untitled" (Frank Gordon) (12/84) 14:48
Creative Improvisors Orchestra
Frank Gordon, trumpet
(same personnel as # 2)



[Tape - Side B]

1. "Pomperaug Diversions"* (B.Naughton) (11/83) 05:53
same as # 1, side A

2. "Stratusfunk" (George Russel) (1983>>) 07:01
Untitled Connecticut "Club" Group - Hartford

3. "Jah, Jah, is the perfect Love" (Leo Smith) (Chicago, 1983) 02:44
Leo Smith, trumpet
Joe Fonda, bass
Umshaka, bass
Kahil El'Zabar, percussion
Louis Meyer, guitar
Bobby Naughton, vibes

4. "Peace Is Impossible" (Leo Smith) (2/83) 05:18
Leo Smith, [trumpet]
Michael Gregory Jackson, guitar
Wes Brown, electric piano
Mario Pavone, bass
Joe Fonda, bass
??, drums

5. "Star" (Leo Smith) 03:40
Leo Smith, [trumpet]
Bobby Naughton, synthesizer
Thurman Barker, drums
Wes Brown, bass
Marty Ehrlich, [reeds]
James Emery, [guitar]

6. "Haw Hee" (B.Naughton) 07:14
CMIF Orchestra
(same as # 2, side A)
soloists: Bobby Naughton - Marty Ehrlich - Patience Higgins - J.D.Parran

7. "Goodbye"* (G.Jenkins) 07:20
(same as # 1)


* to be released in Jan.85 on ROUMANIAN TAPES -- (strictly audiophile, high price products -- open reel only -- 15 I.P.S. or VIDEO DIGITAL CASSETTE. i.e. no cassette or record).

Note : I have omitted "Shepaug Strut" and "Pomperaug Diversions".These tracks are available through Bobby Naughton's website as download > http://www.bobbynaughton.com/#store

lineage : ?? > cassette > pc > magix > tlh

Nothing altered or changed - only tracking.

All information is from a leaf (from "Contents" onward) included in the cassette except [...].

Enjoy!

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10 March 2012

Gruppo Immediato - Live in Lovere '79


Some of the best Italian musicians gathered in an extemporaneous
group (immediato) that hasn't left any official recording.

Rec. live in Lovere, Italy, on June 17, 1979 (mix recording)

Gianluigi Trovesi,alto sax & bass clarinet
Eugenio Colombo,alto sax & flute
Giancarlo Schiaffini,trombone
Martin Joseph,piano
Paolo Damiani,bass
Michele Iannacone/Gianni Cazzola,drums

1. Collective Improvisation + Intro (05:49)
2. P.Damiani Composition (15:03)
3. E.Colombo Composition (10:01)
4. G.Schiaffini Composition (15:35)
5. G.Trovesi Composition (11:58)

Total Time 58:29

excerpt from track #2

9 March 2012

ALTENA / MALFATTI "KONFRONTATIONEN 1989"







ALTENA / MALFATTI "KONFRONTATIONEN 1989"



Maarten Altena, bass
Radu Malfatti, trombone
Marc Charig, trumpet
Peter Van Bergen, tenor saxophone, bass clarinet
Michael Moore, alto saxophone, clarinet
Cristel Postma, violin
Michiel Scheen, piano
Paul Lovens, drums, saw



CD 1
01. achzug (?) 13:01
02. (beifall) 00:19
03. tempo-rumori-spari 05:16
04. (beifall) 00:22
05. rey 07:00
06. (beifall) 00:23
07. (ansage) 00:29
08. notes 27:22
09. (beifall) 00:31

CD 2
10. unbekannter titel 14:39
11. (beifall) 00:22
12. unbekannter titel 09:25
13. (beifall) 00:32
14. unbekannter titel 07:22
15. (beifall) 00:34

Jazzgalerie Nickelsdorf, 15 Juli, 1989.

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8 March 2012

KESHAVAN MASLAK TRIO "MASLAK ONE THOUSAND" (WATERKAND, 1978)







... thank you Nick!



KESHAVAN MASLAK TRIO "MASLAK ONE THOUSAND"



Keshavan Maslak, alto & tenor saxophone
Mark Miller, bass
Sadiq Abdu Shahid, drums


A1. Maslak One Thousand 06:53
A2. Slowly With Feeling 05:27
A3. Buddha's Hand 05:16
A4. Turning, Turning I Begin To See 02:01
A5. Sinaasappelsap For George Coppens 05:56
B1. Two Esoteric 05:33
B2. A Frontal Lobotomy Would Not Reveal M. Miller 03:09
B3. Sadiq 05:26
B4. Family Feelings 06:36


Recorded at the Theater 't Hoogt, September 16, 1978 Utrecht, Holand.

WATERLAND WM 004

(lp rip)

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7 March 2012

Wadada Leo Smith's Golden Quartet - Live in NYC '11


Talking about Wadada, probably, I am a bit impartial but,
this is a great concert: highly recommended!
Here a short video from the same concert.

Rec. live at "Le Poisson Rouge", New York City, on September 9,
2011 (radio broadcast)

Wadada Leo Smith,trumpet & composition
Angelica Sanchez,piano
John Lindberg,bass
Susie Ibarra,drums

1. The Full Performance + Encore (50:19)

Encore

6 March 2012

PAUL RUTHERFORD QUINTET "RUMOURS, LONDON, 1991"





Finally Andy's recording from a quintet led by Paul Rutherford with two bassists.
The picture from Mr. Rutherford is by Gerard Rouy.






PAUL RUTHERFORD QUINTET "RUMOURS, LONDON, 1991"


Paul Rutherford, trombone
Simon Picard, tenor saxophone
Paul Rogers, bass
Marcio Mattos, bass
Tony Marsh, drums


First Set - 40:38
Second Set - 46:03


Recorded at Rumours, London, UK on 18th October, 1991.

Cassette recording by Andy.

3 March 2012

Marvin "Hannibal" Peterson Trio - Live in Alassio '77


Someone still remembers Hannibal (now Hannibal Lokumbe) ?

Rec. live at "Belvedere S.Croce", Alassio, Italy, on September 2,
1977 (mics recording)

Marvin "Hannibal" Peterson,trumpet
Andy McCloud,bass
Makaya Ntshoko,drums

1. Summertime [G.&I.Gershwin] (10:40)
2. Unknown (25:52)
3. Swing Low, Sweet Chariot [Traditional] (09:35)
4. Soul Brother (In Dedication To Malcolm X) [M.H.Peterson] (14:30)

Total Time 1:00:39

Swing Low, Sweet Chariot (excerpt)

2 March 2012

GÜNTER CHRISTMANN "SOLOMUSIKEN FÜR POSAUNE UND KONTRABASS" (CS-5, 1976)







One of my first rips - the great Günter Christmann - Extraordinary!






GÜNTER CHRISTMANN "SOLOMUSIKEN FÜR POSAUNE UND KONTRABASS"


Günter Christmann, trombone and double bass

also used : Plunger-mute (2,8), Wow-wow Mute (2,6),
Reed Pieces (2,6),Paper Cup (2,5),Plastic Cup (2,5,14),
Womb (10), balloon (5), baroque-trombone bell (5)


01. Alles theather 01:51 (tb)
02. carte blanche 03:11 (tb)
03. derdiedas 02:46 (b)
04. Druckluftschwankungen 02:05 (tb)
05. Palaver 03:43 (tb)
06. stress 01:25 (tb)
07. p-p-tit pizzicato 01:30 (b)
08. plunger 04:04 (tb)
09. titbit 02:23 (b)
10. nevertheless 02:12 (b)
11. arco-melodioso 02:20 (b)
12. shift 02:25 (b)
13. douche 01:40 (b)
14. posaunisch 06:25 (tb)
15. bb-bassbird 00:42 (b)

Recorded: 10th July (tb) and 24/25th September (b), 1976
Released as LP - CS-5 (private pressing) & RING Records 01032 (2nd edition)

(lp rip from Ring Records 01032)

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TEE & COMPANY "SPANISH FLOWER" (THRRE BLIND MICE, 1977)








This is the third and final Tee & Company - again a contribution by Nick.

Enjoy!





TEE & COMPANY "SPANISH FLOWER"



Kenji Mori, bass clarinet (A), flute & soprano saxophone (B)
Takao Uematsu, tenor saxophone (A + B), bass clarinet (B)
Masaru Imada, piano
Masayuki Takayanagi, 12 strings guitar (A), guitar (B)
Hideto Kanai, maracas (A), bass (B)
Nobuyoshi Ino, bass (A + B), cello (B)
Hiroshi Murakami, drums
Yuji Imamura, tabla (A), percussion (A + B)


A. A Tree Frog (15:04)
B. Spanish Flower (19:10)


Recorded at AOI Studio, Tokyo on 13, 14, 15 November, 1977.


THREE BLIND MICE TBM-5008

(lp rip)

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1 March 2012

Anthony Braxton - Live in La Spezia and Pisa '78


The first concert (La Spezia) is probably incomplete, the second (Pisa) complete.

(1-5) Rec. live in La Spezia, Italy, on July 8, 1978
(6-13) Rec. live in Pisa, Italy, on July 11, 1978
(mics recording)

Anthony Braxton,alto sax

01. La Spezia #1 (06:27)
02. La Spezia #2 [Basin Street Blues] (06:36)
03. La Spezia #3 (06:42)
04. La Spezia #4 [Along Came Betty] (07:29)
05. La Spezia #5 (03:00)
06. Pisa #1 (11:35)
07. Pisa #2 (07:15)
08. Pisa #3 [Naima] (03:43)
09. Pisa #4 (07:22)
10. Pisa #5 (03:28)
11. Pisa #6 (05:29)
12. Pisa #7 (01:32)
13. Pisa #8 (03:57)

Total Time 1:14:42

Pisa #3 [Naima]