Alice coltrane’s rare concert harp solo performance released 30 years on for record store day…

On the 23rd of October 1987 in Warsaw, Poland at the  Jazz Jamboree festival, Alice Coltrane played an improvised harp solo that lasted over 9 minutes.   The harp belonged to harpist Anna Faber.  It was made in Russia she had acquired it in a most unusual barter;bags of white potatoes in exchange for a Russian pedal harp.  Anna, said the…

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NYC HONOURS MR DAVID AMRAM…

Two of the great living eclectics of American music are being celebrated in concert this week. Between the two of them, they’ve done amazing work in virtually every known genre of music that there is: one has spent his whole career writing for the Broadway stage, the other is best known for his movie soundtrack…

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FREE ‘jazz in polish film’ download for January..!

throughout January, Moochin’ About is offering a free MP3 download  from 8 groundbreaking jazz scores, featuring 76 tracks, from Polish composers Krzysztof Komeda & Andrzej Trzaskowski. featuring: INNOCENT SORCERERS (NIEWINNI CZARODZIEJE) KNIFE IN THE WATER (NÓZ W WODZIE) OPENING TOMORROW (JUTRO PREMIERA) THE ACCIDENT (KRAKSA) TWO MEN AND A WARDROBE (DWAJ LUDZIE Z SZAFĄ) WYROK…

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This starry talent-packed de luxe box, containing 8 CDs and a copious stills-illustrated booklet… ***** jazzwise review by renown poet, author michael horovitz…

Hot off the press…!  Another great review for JAZZ ON FILM…THE NEW WAVE II   JAZZWISE AUGUST 2016 This starry talent-packed de luxe box, containing 8 CDs and a copious stills-illustrated booklet, enlarges on the Moochin’ About label’s first ‘Jazz On Film . . . The New Wave’ set of 2013, which mostly featured the…

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