Amiri Baraka with the Sun Ra Arkestra —
Black Mass ... CD Jihad/Son Boy, 1968. Used ...
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A lost piece of wisdom and knowledge! This hard to find recording is based around a play written by Amiri Baraka (LeRoi Jones), and features music from Sun Ra & The Myth Science Arkestra. The original recording is extremely rare – and the CD accurately captures the excitement and raw ... (Jazz, Comedy/Spoken)read moreCD
A big leap into the musical mind of David Brent – aka the character created by Ricky Gervais for the original UK version of The Office – now off to follow his dream as a singer/songwriter! The music here follows from those last few musical moments that Gervais gave us on the final ... read moreCD
A great little record – and proof that Muhammad Ali was star material, even in his early years! The record is kind of in the spoken word mode – but has added music by Peter Katz – and features Ali delivering some of his famous poetic "zinger" type material, of the sort ... read moreCD
A 9 track selection of work, pulled from some of Dr King's most famous speeches. Passages include "Police Brutality Will Backfire", "Must Establish Priorities", "Faith In America", "Dr King's Entrance Into Civil Rights Movement", "A Preacher Leading His ... read moreCD
A landmark meeting of two talents! This rare session has the poet Langston Hughes reading his own jazz-based work, set to arrangements by Charles Mingus, with additional work by Horace Parlan. Hughes' voice is incredible – a bit frail, with a wispy integrity that really opens up his own ... (Jazz, Comedy/Spoken)read moreCD
An incredible album from Arthur Prysock – an amazing set of mature love modes, set to beautiful backings by Mort Garson! The album's easily Prysock at the height of his 60s sophistication – a complete reworking of the This Is My Beloved modes away from more mainstream readings, in ways ... (Vocalists, Comedy/Spoken)read moreCD
An obscurity for completists only! Writer Henry Dumas speaks over music by Ra & The Arkestra – recorded at Slugs Saloon in 1966, recorded in a very freewheeling manner. Dumas kind of rambles about his spiritual views and visions – while Ra's group plays some pretty out backings, ... (Jazz, Comedy/Spoken)read moreCD