One of the highlights of the jazz year of 1964 was the visit to Sweden by Farmer’s quartet with guitarist Jim Hall. Presented here are their studio recordings made in Stockholm, many with selected Swedish tunes, and also live recordings from that year, all previously unissued. Check it out!
American jazz group, innovators of sound, structure, and form in free jazz. They embraced a diversity of African and African American styles and sources in their creation of what they preferred to call “Great Black Music.” Grew out of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM) in the late 1960s, the ensemble integrates many jazz styles and plays many instruments, including "little instruments": bells, bicycle horns, birthday party noisemakers, wind chimes, and various forms of percussion. The musicians would wear costumes and face paint while performing.
Not exactly a label, Acoustic Sounds is the world leader in audiophile music. Headquartered in Salina, Kansas, Acoustic Sounds is a global retailer of the largest selection of highest-quality music in a variety of formats. The company owns its own record pressing plant, Quality Record Pressings, and its own vinyl reissue label (Analogue Productions) which is responsible for a significant chunk of the amazing AAA re-issues that have happened over the past few years. Their reissue series in collaboration with Universal and Concord (Verve-Impulse and Contemporary), are already an essential reference for the audiophile sound lover..
Revival: Live at Pookie's Pub is a thrilling previously unissued live recording of Elvin Jones’ quartet that captures the legendary drummer’s emergence as a bandleader at a little-known club in New York City where he had a weekly residency after leaving John Coltrane's band in the late 1960s. Featuring Joe Farrell, Billy Greene, and Wilbur Little, Revival was recorded between July 28-30, 1967, just two weeks after Coltrane died on July 17