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Bill Laswell/Milford Graves/John Zorn at The Stone

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Bill Laswell/Milford Graves/John Zorn
The Stone
New York, NY
December 19, 2017

How do you fit a camel through the eye of a needle? On December 19, the music summoned by Bill Laswell, Milford Graves, and John Zorn answered that very question: By starting with a larger needle, ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Milford Graves/Bill Laswell: Space / Time - Redemption

Read "Space / Time - Redemption" reviewed by John Sharpe

Drummer Milford Graves boasts a pedigree stretching back to the first tide of Free Jazz in the 1960s, most prominently as the drummer for the storied New York Art Quartet. His infrequent forays onto disc since have resulted in underground classics such as Nommo (SRP, 1966) with pianist Don Pullen and Babi Music (IPS, 1976) with ...

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Milford Graves/Bill Laswell: Space / Time - Redemption

Read "Space / Time - Redemption" reviewed by Dave Wayne

An unlikely duo, yet-somehow-also the perfect duo, electric bassist Bill Laswell and multi-percussionist Milford Graves generate all sorts of musical fire on Space -Time: Redemption. Once again, TUM Records' lush packaging includes numerous photos, copious liner notes, and some uncannily prescient poetry by longtime Laswell associate Umar Bin Hassan. One of the photos shows Graves adjusting ...

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Milford Graves/Bill Laswell: Space / Time - Redemption

Read "Space / Time - Redemption" reviewed by Budd Kopman

Music is a mysterious thing, and in a sense, all music that ever was and ever could be exists right now, just waiting for the right musician to bring it forth.

Music is meant to be experienced and not merely listened to. Its power is in its emotional content which is conveyed to us ...