The '70s in Los Angeles was a very fertile period for free and avant-garde jazz. Dark Tree Records has been re-releasing some of that music and four of their albums are featured in this edition of OMJ. You'll hear music from Dark Tree albums by Horace Tapscott, Roberto Miranda, John Carter/Bobby Bradford and Vinny Golia. The latter's excellent release with Bernard Santacruz and Cristiano Calcagnile is actually a 2017 recording, but Golia was a key member of the L.A. free scene, and still is. Also on the bill, another release of archival material from the Sam Rivers stash of private recordings, and a new one by Norwegian drummer Gard Nilssen & Acoustic Unity. The third hour has a whole bunch of great sounds from Clean Feed releases.
Johnny Dyani "Dedicated To Mingus" from Mbizo (Steeplechase) 00:00
Fade In "Tachykinesis" from Live Fast, Die A Legend (Clean Feed) 2:29:09
Tarbaby "Bonu" from Dance Of The Evil Toys (Clean Feed) 2:35:40
Tim Stine Quartet "Quietus" from Knots (Clean Feed) 2:41:12
Host speaks 2:47:36
Bobby BradfordJohn Carter Quintet "She" from No U TurnLive In Pasadena 1975 (Dark Tree) 2:49:56
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