Han Bennink —
Nerve Beats ... CD Atavistic/Unheard Music Series, 1973. Used ...
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An incredible record from 1973 – Bennink recorded live on a barrage of percussion instruments, from drums to tablas to just about anything else he could get his hands on. There's also an electronic "rhythm-machine" on one track – which Bennink uses to provide backing to solos ... (Jazz) read moreCD
Joe McPhee —
Trinity ... CD Unheard Music Series/Atavistic, 1971. Used ...
One of Joe McPhee's strongest early albums – and a real breakthrough from his sound on Nation Time (also issued as part of the Unheard Music Series.) The group here is a trio – with Mike Kull on electric and acoustic piano, and Harold E Smith on percussion – and the lack of a ... (Jazz) read moreCD
Brilliant work by this lost Swedish trio! As the name of the album would imply, the group's tremendously influenced by the American avant garde of the 60s – and like a number of other Swedish groups (some of whom were fortunate enough to play with Ayler during the decade), the Mount Everest ... (Jazz) read moreCD
A very nice little album – and one that moves way past the gimmicky nature that you might guess from the title! The Sun Ra influence is obvious – as it seems natural for the Chicago-based players to show a bit of respect to what's gone before them in the city. The Funkadelic twist ... (Jazz) read moreCD
Another wonderful CD from Chicago's premier purveyors of creative improvised music. Ken Vandermark and crew cover a lot of ground here, from his angular compositions, to more pastoral pieces and full frontal aural assault. Kent Kessler's muscular bass playing and Tim Daisy's elastic rhythms ... (Jazz) read moreCD
A great double-length set by the Vandermark 5 – and a prime example of the ever-growing strength of the ensemble in recent years! Although headed by saxophonist Ken Vandermark, the ensemble's a very equally-matched batch of players – and really works as a unit on the session, crafting ... (Jazz) read moreCD