Taste Of DNA ... 12-inch American Clave/Superior Viaduct, 1981. New Copy (pic cover, reissue)...
On October 21, 2016 (delayed)
No Wave genius from Boho hipsters Arto Lindsay, Ikue Mori and Tim Wright, one of a handful of seminal late 70s/early 80s blasts of downtown New York punk, and a record that still sounds remarkable in any era! While 6 songs that clock in at barely 10 minutes could hardly qualify as an LP under any ... (Rock) read more12-inch, Vinyl record
Paul Haines & Others —
Darn It! ... CD American Clave, 1994. Used 2 CDs ...
A wealth of great performances grace this set of songs set to poems by Paul Haines – done in the usual American Clave amalgam of styles and modes of jazz expression. Players include Carla Bley, Jack Bruce, Leo Nocentelli, Derek Bailey, Carmen Lundy, Evan Parker, Robert Wyatt, Paul Bley, ... (Jazz) read moreCD
One of Kip Hanrahan's incredible albums for American Clave – sides that are beyond description, and which seemed to emerge out of nowhere, offering some of the few true cross-cultural experiments in jazz in the 80s that didn't sound like they were forced or prepackaged! Kip's got a strong ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Original American Clave pressing, including the printed inner sleeve.)
Always the master storyteller, Kip Hanrahan turns his unique musical vision to source material from 1001 Arabian Nights – interweaving stories from the text with jazz-based expression, augmented by spoken and vocal passages. Carmen Lundy sings quite a bit on the record – which is a ... (Jazz) read moreCD
An excellent collection of rare early work by Teo Macero – father of modern jazz to some, thanks to his production work for Columbia Records during the glory days of Miles and Mingus! Macero's a heck of a talent on his own – and this album is one of the few to capture his brilliance. ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A pretty interesting album – one in which a host of jazz and rock players pay set music to texts written by consciousness-raiser/sci-fi author Ishmael Reed. There's a few goofy moments on the set, but if you've read Reed's work, you'll also know that goofiness and oddity are part of the ... (Jazz) read moreCD