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Jimmy Ponder: His Recorded Output

Read "Jimmy Ponder: His Recorded Output" reviewed by Colter Harper

Jazz history has been intimately tied to its recorded output. Styles and genres are defined by landmark records, which stand responsible for representing the diffuse activities and artistic visions of a given musical community or individual. However, recordings are not simply glimpses of past musical realities but rather images of those realities filtered through various “lenses." ...

My Black Flower

Label: Milestone Records
Released: 1999

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Sonny Phillips: My Black Flower

Read "My Black Flower" reviewed by Douglas Payne

Organist and pianist Sonny Phillips kept a rather low profile during his two decades in jazz. Born and raised in Alabama in 1936, Phillips headed to Chicago's DePaul University as a teen to pursue a career in education. At 20, he began studying privately with pianist Ahmad Jamal and started playing his own gigs in Chicago. ...

Sure 'Nuff/Black Magic!

Label: Milestone Records
Released: 1993

I Concentrate On You

Label: Milestone Records
Released: 1978

Sure 'Nuff

Label: Milestone Records
Released: 1970

Black On Black!

Label: Milestone Records
Released: 1970

Black Magic!

Label: Milestone Records
Released: 0


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