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14317527_1007841762672369_7690932792230209854_nTerry Riley – Zofo Plays Terry Riley
Terry Riley – Terry Riley Meets Maurice Ravel
Terry Riley – Africa Express – Terry Riley’s In C Mali
Matt Starling – Terry Riley’s Dorian Reeds (For Brass)
Jeffrey Loeffert – Dorian Reeds by Terry Riley
Terry Riley – Ragazze Quartet, Kapok, Slagwerk Den Haag – Four Four Three

loscil – Coast-Range-Arc
loscil – Endless Falls
loscil – Sketches From New Brighton
loscil – Submers
Gas – Gas
Gas – Königsforst

much repeated listening to Marc Copland albums…and Mark Turner and Ethan Iverson – Temporary Kings, there’s a hot one.

and other stuff…you had to be there.

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Things Happen In Moments, Not Measures

When Terry Jennings was 20 years old, in December 1960, he was invited to present his music in Yoko Ono’s Manhattan loft, along with fellow composers and close friends Richard Maxwell, Terry Riley and La Monte Young. Jennings obliged with nine pieces. We can now look back and consider this: that was more than half of his extant available compositions.

We can also do this: we can hear about 10 of his available works scattered across a clutch of CDs, and a few performances via YouTube and Ubuweb. All but the five piano miniatures found on the remarkable 2009 release Lost Daylight are of uneven audio quality, to put it generously. What we cannot do-and I have made every effort for the past year to do so- is discover more than a few pages of critical texts about his stunningly beautiful, prescient music…

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997034_10201637578061621_8692909673579359769_nTim Berne – My First Tour, Live in Brussels
Mark Turner and Ethan Iverson – Temporary Kings
Pharoah Sanders – Live at the East
Pharoah Sanders – Black Unity
Pharoah Sanders – Village of the Pharaohs
John Coltrane – Om
John Coltrane – Meditations
David Liebman, Adam Rudolph, Tatsuya Nakatani – the Unknowable
Miles Okazaki – Figurations
Ben Monder – Dust
Ben Monder – Excavation
Dave Liebman & John Stowell – Petite Fleur: the Music of Sidnet Bechet
John Stowell – the Banff Sessions
Klaus Schulze – Sillouettes
Omnicron – Generation and Motion of a Pulse


Wayne Shorter Quartet – Heineken Jazzaldia 2017

Wayne Shorter Quartet – Music from ‘Beyond the Sound Barrier’
Recorded Live: 8/9/2008 – Newport Jazz Festival – Newport, RI

40263463_2077054088984971_4814693604792467456_nsome of my recent listening.

Aerial Service Area I & II
David Reeves – Otras I & II
Jochem Paap – Vrs-Mbnt-Pcs I & II
Mandible Chatter – Grace
Jackson Mac Low – Open Secrets
Karl Berger and Dave Holland – All Kinds of Time
John Coltrane – Soultrane
Marc Copland – NY Trio Recordings, vol I-III
Marc Copland and Vic Juris – Double Play
Roddy Ellias with Marc Copland and Adrian Vedady – Sticks and Stones
Marc Copland – Crosstalk
Miles Okazaki – Work, the Complete Compositions of Thelonious Monk
Tyshawn Sorey – that/not
Raghunath Seth – Realm of Raga
Raghunath Seth – Bansuri
Raghunath Seth – Classical Flute Music of India

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