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Sings the Blues

Label: Arhoolie Records
Released: 2004
Track listing: Ain

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Clifton Chenier: Sings the Blues

Read "Sings the Blues" reviewed by Derek Taylor


Everyone has a list of those unsung musicians who strike a special chord. Names unknown to the public at large whose contributions go almost completely unrecognized or are overshadowed by others in their immediate orbit. Near the top of my own list sits Cleveland Chenier. Like the lots handed Nat Adderley and Tommy Turrentine, Cleveland almost ...

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Live - In Paris

Label: Arhoolie Records
Released: 2002
Track listing: Disc One: Cosmic Ship; Purple Kiss; My Favorite Things; Ancient Egypt; New Bird Blues; Reverent Church; Hot House; Disc Two: Lady L; Salt Peanuts; Ghost From The Golden Era; Voodoo Hoodoo Funk; ‘Round Midnight; Hip Hop Le Funk.

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Sonny Simmons: Live - In Paris

Read "Live - In Paris" reviewed by Mark Corroto


The story of the resurrection of saxophonist Sonny Simmons has been told and retold many times. Needless to say, his comeback recording Ancient Ritual in 1994 rekindled interest in his brand of Coltrane meets Ornette and Ayler music. Since then, he has recorded for the specialty jazz label CIMP and a nifty outward session The Cosmosamatics ...

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Live! At Grant Street

Label: Arhoolie Records
Released: 2001
Track listing: Mon Fait Mon L

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Clifton Chenier: Live! At Grant Street

Read "Live! At Grant Street" reviewed by Derek Taylor


Clifton Chenier may not have invented Zydeco, but most aficionados will agree that he was the undisputed King of the music during his lifetime. Gargantuan chops on the accordion and an aptness for adroitly blending the ingredients of the genre (Creole, Cajun and Blues) into a wholly personal pastiche assured his ascendancy to the throne. Fortunately ...

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Manhattan Egos

Label: Arhoolie Records
Released: 2000

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Manhattan Ego

Label: Arhoolie Records
Released: 2000

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Sonny Simmons: Manhattan Ego

Read "Manhattan Ego" reviewed by Mark Corroto


It is easy to forget the humanity of jazz as we the listener, collector, critic examine the music of creativity. With our digital age, re-mastering and access to most of the first hundred years of jazz, we move effortlessly backwards and forwards through time tasting Jelly Roll, James Carter, and George Gershwin. Discovery of Armstrong’s Hot ...


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