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Jazz edition
Sunday, August 14, 2011 | 10:00 to 12:00 | Jazz

Artist Song Album Label Comments
Duke Ellington Montage My People Red Barron
Archie Shepp Los Olvidados Fire Music Impulse! 1965
Miles Davis Willie Nelson (remake, take 1) the complete jack johnson sessions Sony 1970; recording soundtrack to documentary boxing champion Jack Johnson
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers Ping-pong Remasters Sampler Spring 2011 Original Jazz Classics from Ugetstu; 1963; Freddie Hubbard turmpet
Charles Mingus Things aint what they used to be Mingus Dynasty Columbia 1959; Ellington song;
Albert Ayler Spirits Witches & Devils Freedom 1964
Ornette Coleman Lonely Woman the shape of jazz to come atlantic 1959 atlantic debut; coleman AS; don cherry cornet; charlie haden bass; billy higgins drums
charles mingus Dont be Afraid, the clown's afraid, too at UCLA, 1965 sue mingus music hobart dodson trumpet
Billy Bang w/ Sun Ra Yesterdays a tribute to Stuff SMith soul note 1993; BB on violin; swing era smith
Django Reinhardt Flat Foot Floogie classic early recordings jsp 1938
John Coltrane Under Paris Skies side steps sampler concord
Cecil Taylor Tales Unit Structures Blue note 1966; taylor piano; alan silva bass; andrew cyrille drums
duke ellington and his orchestra Night Creature: second movement the symphonic ellington discovery based on that imaginary monster we all fear we shall have to meet some midnight - but when we meet him I'm sure we shall find that he, too, does the boogie-woogie
henry grimes and rashied ali This must have always happened going to the ritual porter
Thelonious Monk Off Minor genius of modern music vol. 1 blue note 1947