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Quickies: Prestige Records, Patrizia Scascitelli, Jessica Lurie, The Tiptons Sax Quartet

Quickies: Prestige Records, Patrizia Scascitelli, Jessica Lurie, The Tiptons Sax Quartet

by Pico We’ve been long overdue for another “Quickies,” as there’s been way more new releases to talk abput than there’s time to talk (as usual). Nonetheless, the show must go on and the word has to get out. This variation has a certain theme. Well, sort of. We start with a compilation that celebrates the recording achievements of anRead More

The Red Garland Trio – Groovy [Rudy Van Gelder Remaster] (1957)

The Red Garland Trio – Groovy [Rudy Van Gelder Remaster] (1957)

As we like to note here so many times, there’s a lot of Miles Davis sidemen who have gone on to have notable careers of their own. Just among keyboardists, you’ve got your Bill Evans, Wynton Kelly, Herbie Hancock, Keith Jarrett and Chick Corea. There’s another fine piano player who belongs in that exalted group, too: a smooth character fromRead More

Forgotten series: Idris Muhammad – Power of Soul (1974)

by Nick DeRiso Was grooving to a 2002 reissue of the titanic groovefest ‘Power of Soul’ tonight, and got to thinking about Idris Muhammad – a funk and jazz drummer of the first order, born in New Orleans as Leo Morris. He started out, of course, playing in soul bands, and some great ones – with Larry Williams and JerryRead More

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