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"I listened yesterday. It's no reflection on you but I could'nt see where you were going or what you were going for. This early seventies thing did'nt get noticed the first time and you talk about friends of like Dealney and Bonnie who had records out like we're supposed to remember who they are. Then you play this long winded free jazz stuff that really grates on my nerves. And that noise without a beat and sounds like someones being pinched. Then you play a reggae song, I think you called it Dub, to what, be cool? You seem to really fetishize the whole folk thing too which is obnoxious to us who don't even care. I liked it when you played that punk song though. I like Joe Belock a lot." (Visit homepage.)

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Options April 30, 2014: LAST DAY TO GET IN ON JAZZ APPRECIATION MONTH!

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Approx. start time
albert ayler   bells   Options bells  esp  1965  LP  0:00:00 ()
black artists group  echos   Options recorded in paris - aries 1973  BAG  1973  LP  0:20:12 ()
huseyin ertunc trio  space on space   Options musiki  intex records  1974  LP  0:40:06 ()
black unity trio  opening prayer/ john's vision   Options al-fatihah  salaam records  1971  LP  0:49:47 ()
new york art quartet  sweet   Options s/t  esp  1965  LP  1:00:55 ()
sun ra  lullaby for realville   Options jazz by sun ra  transition  1957  LP  1:07:47 ()
dr umezu  stravizauls   Options seikatsu kojyo iinkai  no label  1075  LP  1:12:47 ()
abdul hannan  awareness pt 2/ steel band peace   Options awareness: the third world  abdul hannan  1971  LP  1:34:06 ()
vito ricci  hot rod/tornado   Options say no more  creation production company  1984  Cassette  1:52:25 ()
owt   tektoniks   Options good as gold  homestead  1989  LP  2:07:14 ()
future force  reincarnation   Options   big deal records  1981  7"  2:14:01 ()
arthur russell   all boy all girl   Options world of echo  upside  1986  LP  2:19:13 ()
alan licht brian chase  irreal/erosion   Options we thought we could do anything  new images  2014  LP  2:22:01 ()
bill orcutt  oh platitudes   Options solo acoustic vol. 10  VDSQ  2014  LP  2:37:36 ()
sir richard bishop  hypostasis ll   Options solo acoustic vol. 8  VDSQ  2014  LP  2:45:15 ()
clarence white  farewell blues   Options clarence white and the kentucky colonels  rounder  1980  LP  2:54:28 ()
rev gary davis  lo, i be with you always   Options pure religion  prestige/bluesville  1961/1972  LP  2:57:15 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar    Wed. 4/30/14 6:02am Sem Chumbo:

And a good morning to you, John Allen.
Blow, Big Man, blow.
Avatar Wed. 4/30/14 6:07am John Allen:

oh, hey Sem. You caught me on the last day of Jazz Appreciation Month.
Avatar    Wed. 4/30/14 6:09am George of Troy:

G'morning John and Sem.
  Wed. 4/30/14 6:12am Brian in UK:

G'day gents. Every day is jazz appreciation month.
Avatar Wed. 4/30/14 6:14am John Allen:

brian, I had that same thought this morning while filling my record bag
Avatar    Wed. 4/30/14 6:16am Sem Chumbo:

Well said, BIUK. Hey, GOT.
Avatar Wed. 4/30/14 6:18am nah:

this is great spring cleaning music!
Avatar    Wed. 4/30/14 7:42am Sem Chumbo:

Rapt.
  Wed. 4/30/14 8:09am Emile:

wow
Avatar    Wed. 4/30/14 8:18am common:

good wednesday to all.
Avatar Wed. 4/30/14 8:19am Michele:

Hi John Allen! Good show on this rainy morning...
  Wed. 4/30/14 8:21am ratty:

what is the name of early disco guy, dead of aids, who this reminds me of?
Avatar    Wed. 4/30/14 8:24am George of Troy:

@ ratty: I believe you're thinking of the same person. Russell did a lot of dance stuff, and his later work sounded like the track John just played.
Avatar Wed. 4/30/14 8:25am John Allen:

hi common. hi ozzy.
ratty you are probably thinking of arthur russell
  Wed. 4/30/14 8:26am ratty:

yes, thanks, arthur russell.. very cool timeless stuff
Avatar    Wed. 4/30/14 8:29am Cheri Pi:

My favorite ore J'Allenite. good morning peeps!
Avatar Wed. 4/30/14 8:29am estimo:

sounded like susumu yokota for a moment
  Wed. 4/30/14 8:30am That Bipolar Guy:

No song title?
  Wed. 4/30/14 8:36am That Bipolar Guy:

Which album by alam licht? Is it in iTunes?
  Wed. 4/30/14 8:44am That Bipolar Guy:

This sounds pretty good what's the title maybe they have it on iTunes?
Avatar    Wed. 4/30/14 8:46am Sem Chumbo:

Thanks, John, for this ear-and-mind opening three hours. Always a brain workout for me. See you next time!
Avatar    Wed. 4/30/14 8:52am Brian in UK:

Off to see William Parker next Wednesday. Not aware of John Dikeman.
www.cafeoto.co.uk...
Avatar Wed. 4/30/14 8:53am John Allen:

like
Avatar    Wed. 4/30/14 8:56am Brian in UK:

Oh Clarence, if there is someone I could bring back, it would be he. A modest genius.
Avatar Wed. 4/30/14 8:57am northguineahills:

Nice ho down, John!
  Wed. 4/30/14 8:57am Wallis:

Had the pleasure of seeing Bill Orcutt a couple of years back at an art gallery here in beautiful Columbus, Ohio. Great stuff; the setting spoiled me for bars and other "commercial" spaces.
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