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Jazz Music

Yusef Lateef.

Sister Mamie.
Like It Is.
Happyology.
Morning.
Woody ‘n’ You.
Planet Earth.
See Line Woman.
Kongsberg.
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Audio Music

Vox Vulgaris.

Cantiga 213.
La Suite Meurtrière.
RΓ³kΓ‘tanc.
De Jordiska FrΓΆjdernas.

Edgy, evocative Medieval interpretations, from the album The Shape of Medieval Music to Come, a play on an iconic Ornette Coleman album.

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Audio Ethiopian music Music photography

Getatchew Mekurya.

Tezata.
Yèné Hassab Gwadegna.

The “Nightmare Carnival” stylings of saxophone maestro GΓ©tatchΓ¨w MΓ¨kurya.

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Audio Field recordings Music

Burundi.

Flute.
AkazΓ©hΓ© par Une Jeune Fille.
AkazΓ©hΓ© par Deux Jeunes Filles.

Mesmerizing music from the Republic of Burundi; truly timeless.

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Audio Music vocalists

Islamic Vocalists of Note.

Aqi Pishak: Love Song.
Abu Zelof.
Radha /Ga’s.
Tahlil.

Memorable music from the World of Islam series.

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Audio Jazz Music vocalists

Vocalists, of Note.

Johnny Hartman: They Say It’s Wonderful.
Al Hibbler: After the Lights Go Down Low.
Arthur Prysock: Ain’t It Funny.
Leon Thomas: One.
Leon Thomas: Song for my Father.
Jimmy Scott: All The Way.
Irene Kral: Small Day Tomorrow.
Peggy Lee: I Think It’s Going to Rain Today.
Peggy Lee: Don’t Explain.
Chris Connor: All About Ronnie.

A sampler, from upper-echelon practitioners of the art.

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Music

Cavalcade of Stars.

Paul Frees: Let It Be.
Paul Frees: Hey Jude.
Paul Frees: The Games People Play.

The indomitable Paul Frees takes on some pop music standards, in a baffling array of idioms.

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Jazz Music music videos

Pianists, of Note.

Monk: Smoke Gets in Your Eyes.
Herbie Nichols: The Spinning Song.
Wildflower.
The Gig.
Herbie Nichols: Lady Sings the Blues.
Mal Waldron: Blues for F.P.
Way In.
Cecil Taylor: Bemsha Swing.
Indent: Second Layer.
Cecil Taylor: After All.
Bud Powell: Monopoly.
John’s Abbey.
Buster Rides Again.
Bud Powell: Un Poco Loco.
Paul Bley: Mr. Joy. {Turning Point}

A sampler/primer of some of the greats. Some neglected gems. Some masterworks. Some __________.

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Arthur Brown dance Music music videos photography videos vocalists

Arthur Brown: Fire!

The indomitable Arthur Brown, who possesses the most profound dance moves and world-view in the world, is also a pretty astonishing vocalist.

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Music music videos vocalists

Joan Jett.

The great Joan Jett, First Lady of rock.