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LIMITED 2LP GATEFOLD EDITION. This release celebrates the history of the Pan Afrikan Peoples Arkestra (PAPA), founded by the pianist, composer, and community activist Horace Tapscott in South Central Los Angeles in 1961, and directed by him until he passed in 1999. There are six tracks, all of them previously unreleased, recorded between 1961 and 2019, one from each of the six decades (and counting) of the band's existence.
2-LP SPECIAL GATEFOLD EDITION. HQ 180-GRAM AUDIOPHILE VINYL. THE COMPLETE ALBUM + 2 UNRELEASED BONUS TRACKS. Chet Baker’s relationship with Europe was longstanding, and filled with periods of mutual admiration and understanding, and others of mere tolerance. Live at Nick’s was recorded in November of 1978. However, it wouldn’t see the light until 1987, a year before Chet’s untimely death.
In this captivating memoir, Harlem-born trumpeter Ahmed Abdullah recounts two decades of travelling the spaceways with the inimitable composer, pianist, and big-band leader Sun Ra. Abdullah paints a vivid picture of the rise of loft jazz and the influence of Pan-Africanism on creative music while capturing radical artistic and political developments across Brooklyn and Lower Manhattan in the 1970s and '80s. Find Out More!
The ninth issue of We Jazz Magazine, "Oisters" for Petter Eldh. 128 pages, 170 x 240 mm in size, and printed on 140g Edixion paper with laminated 300g Invercote covers. All articles presented IN ENGLISH. Articles about Petter Eldh, Oren Ambarchi, Sven Wunder, Robyn Steward, Jason Moran, Darius Jones, Carlos Garnett, Discaholic column by Mats Gustafsson, Black Fire, reviews, plus more.
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Born on August 25, 1933, in New Jersey, Wayne Shorter is an acclaimed and celebrated composer, saxophonist, and bandleader whose illustrious career spanned over several decades. In the 1950s, the musician gained recognition for his work as a member of Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers, while the 1960s was the most momentous decade when he joined Mile’s Davis Quintet. In addition to his work with Davis and solo career, Shorter also co-founded the jazz fusion group Weather Report in the early 70s. As a composer, the artist has crafted a wealth of noteworthy compositions, including classic masterpieces such as “Nefertiti” and “Footprints”. Wayne Shorter’s impact on the world of jazz music is unfathomable. His diligent research and innovation of the genre have crystallized his spot as one of the greatest jazz musicians of all time..
Founded in 2001 by Trem Azul (Blue Train) Association, Clean Feed Records is an independent jazz label based in Lisbon, Portugal. The label is renowned for its devotion and focus on releasing a broad range of experimental, avant-garde, and free jazz music, promoting innovative and horizon-pushing artists around the world. Clean Feed Records has built prestige for showcasing the innovative improvisational aspects of jazz music, which ultimately helped the label achieve worldwide praise for its contribution to the jazz genre and support to emerging and established musicians. Clean Feed Records continues to play an influential part in the global jazz scene. .
In 2020 Brian Marsella joined the heavy metal organ trio Simulacrum to spawn the astonishing fusion quartet Chaos Magick. This fourth CD in their ever-expanding legacy is a magical collection of instrumental music at its finest. Tighter and wilder than ever, Medeski, Hollenberg, Grohowski, and Marsella perform with a remarkable rapport in this provocative new direction from Downtown alchemist John Zorn, who has been exploring new musical worlds and confounding expectations.