Friday, March 5, 2010

Born on 03/04

Halim, El-Dabh, composer, born on 03/04/1921:

Angus MacLise, musician and poet, born 03/04/38:

Angus MacLise - Drum Solo (NYC 1968) from "Brain Damage In Oklahoma City"

Jan Garbarek, musician, born 03/04/47:

Jan Garbarek - "Beast of Kommodo" from "Afric Pepperbird" (1970)
Jan Garbarek (Sax, Flute)
Arild Andersen (Bass, Xylophone, Piano),
Terje Rypdal (Guitar, Bugle),
Jon Christensen (Drums, Perc.),

Buck 65 (Richard Terfry ), rapper, songwriter, born 03/04/72:

Buck 65, "Food," video by Deanvideo

El-P (Jaime Meline), rapper, producer, born 03/04/75:

"Sunrise Over Brooklyn," El-P featuring The Blue Series Continuum Services

People at the Foot of the Mountain*...

...have been stopping by here recently to check out Roscoe Mitchell and the Art Ensemble of Chicago, so I thought I'd put up a few more things that I've stumbled upon.

From the "Jazz Solos" series by Daniel K. Berman

Roscoe Mitchell + Muhal Richard Abrams + George Lewis

Muhal Richard Abrams and Roscoe Mitchell have a new album out on Mutable Music. For more info, click on the header.

*From Piemonte/Piedmont in Italia/Italy.

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

The Banjo is a Lovely Instrument are the electric guitar and the AM radio. Here they are in this new video from Ted Flynn of Theodore Vril and Scarcity of Tanks fame, "Magic Eye":

Monday, March 1, 2010

Freaky Dancing in Poland

...with the Art Ensemble of Chicago:

1995, Poznań Jazz Fair
Lester Bowie - trumpet
Roscoe Mitchell- tenor sax
Malachi Favors Maghostut - bass
Don Moye - drums

Poznań is "twinned" with Toledo, Ohio. Maybe they could have a cultural exchange with Tony Packo's.

Place? Date? Don't know, but it is funky.

And a sweet tribute to Lester Bowie, replete with accordion:

Joe Bowie, Antonello Salis, Gerald Brazel, Don Moye, Riccardo Lay, Mauro Ottolini, and Sousaphonix - Remembering Lester Tribute to Lester Bowie - part 1 - European Jazz Expo 2009 Jazz in Sardegna

(Spot the former Contortion...)