All About Jazz

Home » Search Center » Results: Purple Gums

Results for "Purple Gums"

Advanced search options

Purple Gums

Label: Asian Improv Records
Released: 2003
Track listing: Baleen & Porpoises, Patois/ Purple Gums, A Boy Like You, Bugle Boys, You a Square, Falling Water, Li'l Sister, Procession of the Pall

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

Bobby Bradford/Francis Wong/William Roper: Purple Gums

Read "Purple Gums" reviewed by Rex  Butters

The San Francisco-based Asian Improv label continues to release remarkable sessions with Purple Gums, a wind trio with Bobby Bradford, William Roper, and Francis Wong. The resulting disc shows a band deeply attuned to each other's whims, and skillful in extending musical conversations. "Baleen and Porpoises" begins with Roper's low notes on tuba. Bradford enters with ...


ENGAGE

Enter our contest giveaways

Contest Giveaways

Win a chance at the VMP Anthology: The Story of Herbie Hancock (8 albums / 11 LPs)! One click entry.

Contest Guidelines

Reader's Poll: Which cities worldwide are tops in presenting jazz? Let us know.

Top Jazz Cities Poll

Which cities worldwide are tops in presenting jazz? Let us know—select up to ten.

More Polls

Publisher's Desk

Blast from our past... AAJMe: a short but sweet run. Read on.

MORE POSTS

All About Jazz needs your support

Donate
All About Jazz & Jazz Near You were built to promote jazz music: both recorded and live events. We rely primarily on venues, festivals and musicians to promote their events through our platform. With club closures, shelter in place and an uncertain future, we've pivoted our platform to collect, promote and broadcast livestream concerts to support our jazz musician friends. This is a significant but neccesary effort that will help musicians now, and in the future. You can help offset the cost of this essential undertaking by making a donation today. In return, we'll deliver an ad-free experience (which includes hiding the bottom right video ad). Thank you.

Get more of a good thing

Our weekly newsletter highlights our top stories and includes your local jazz events calendar.