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✨✧ David StubbsLabels Unlimited – Ace Records ... Book
Black Dog (UK), 2007. New Copy Book ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An in-depth look at a label that should be familiar to all Dusty Groove customers – given the decades-old reputation Ace Records has for reissuing classic funk and soul! The imprint really gets its day in the sun here – in a lavish oversized book that's filled with color images – not just of artists on the label, but of its own releases and historical moments as well. The 190 page book almost feels like one of Ace's own CD booklets – well-written with plenty of historical details, and supported by a vast amount of graphic elements as exciting as the music itself. There's loads of shots of the pre-label years of Ace, too – info on their work as a shop and market stall record dealer – with other great info on the London scene as well. Book is filled with color and black and white images – a great read throughout! Book

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✨✧ Naomi Beckwith & Dieter RoelstraeteFreedom Principle – Experiments In Art & Music 1965 to Now ... Book
Museum Of Contemporary Art, 2015. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A beautiful book from the Museum Of Contemporary Art in Chicago – done in collaboration with a great exhibit on the AACM and AfriCobra arts movements of the 60s! The former is very well-known to Dusty Groove customers – the musical movement that gave focus to the ideas and energies of jazz musicians Roscoe Mitchell, Muhal Richard Abrams, Anthony Braxton, George Lewis, Nicole Mitchell, The Art Ensemble Of Chicago, Douglas Ewart, and so many important Chicago talents of the past 50s years. AfriCOBRA was a visual movement, and equally important – and often worked alongside the AACM with similar empowerment and consciousness-raising ideals – presented here in a stunning range of works that include paintings, murals, prints, sculptures, installations, and other striking forms – by artists who include KeRa Upra, Mitchell Caton, Wadsworth Jarrell, Yaounde Olu, Jose Williams, and others – brought together here in a range of beautiful images. The book features way more than the exhibit – including images of older artifacts, such as posters – and essays by curators Naomi Beckwith and Dieter Roelstraete – as well as George Lewis, Rebecca Zorach, and a collective conversation with Tomeka Reid, Hamza Walker, and Romi Crawford. Other great bits include a chronology of creative activity – and a topography of the movements, mapped over Chicago with photos of key locations. 263 pages, softcover, in full color. Book
 
 
 



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