Albert Ayler

albert_ayler

Albert Ayler [b. July 13, 1936 – d. November 25, 1970] was American free jazz saxophonist, composer and singer. We celebrate you and your legacy.

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A Happening

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From Within [1972/ Scepter] – Dionne Warwick[e]

The Show/ La-Di-Da-Di [1985/ Reality] – Doug E. Fresh and The Get Fresh Crew + Slick Rick

Labryinth: African Electronic Music 1975 – 1982 [2011/ Born Bad] – Francis Bebey

I Just Wanna Be Your Girl [1979/Arista] – Chapter 8

 

A Happening

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Somewhere in The Carolinas – A lazy Sunday it is. There is limited sunshine, maximum humidity and food. Today, the record player is getting warmed up with the following l.p.s Hot wax that is merely our aural appetizer. Open wide and say “Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah”.

Before Today [4AD/ 2010] – Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti

Quik Is The Name [Profile/ 1991] – DJ Quik

Freedom’s Goblin [Drag City/ 2018] – Ty Segall

Motore Immobile [Stranded /1979/2017] – Giusto Pio

 

A Different Corner

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Somewhere in The Carolinas – I recently relocated from Georgia to North Carolina for reasons that are only good. Every place I’ve moved to has been slower than the last. Here, I am breathing with a full heart and eyes open. It is a positive move and movement.

This past weekend I ventured to a few local thrift shops and scored the following gems. Who says one dollar used l.p.s don’t exist anymore?

Swinging Brass with The Oscar Peterson Trio [1959/ PNR] – Oscar Peterson

Look Around [1968/ A&M] – Sergio Mendes + Brazil ’66

These Foolish Things [1975/ Island] – Bryan Ferry

The Sensational Ray Charles [1965/ Coronet] – Ray Charles

Libra [1975/ Motown] – Libra

The Oscar Peterson Trio And The Gerry Mulligan Quintet At Newport [1963/ Verve] – Oscar Peterson + Gerry Mulligan