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"In the late 1950s, Dockstader worked as a sound engineer at Gotham Recording Studios in New York. At night, he worked on his own music, which eventually led to a series of impressive albums of electronic music, including 'THE ORGANIZED SOUND', which is now reissued on ...
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"In the late 1950s, Dockstader worked as a sound engineer at Gotham Recording Studios in New York. At night, he worked on his own music, which eventually led to a series of impressive albums of electronic music, including 'THE ORGANIZED SOUND', which is now reissued on ...
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"Born in New York City in 1910 and raised in New Haven, Connecticut, Artie Shaw worked for several years as a saxophonist and clarinetist in name bands, and as a free-lance studio musician in Manhattan radio and recording work, before his career as a bandleader began, ...
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"KENNY BURRELL is a guitarist summa cum plectrum. His talents are even more dazzlingly displayed in the present collection, thanks to the variety of settings in which he is heard. A total of a dozen sidemen helped to provide his accompaniments on the eight numbers in ...
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"It's truly astonishing how much Thelonious Monk can do with so little. Working with an all-star ensemble including Sonny Rollins and Art Blakey, Monk will settle into a small section of the melody laid out in the opening of the song, playing endlessly with rhythmic ...
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"This record marks a turning point in jazz history. It may be the earliest recorded example of what Ornette Coleman later called "free jazz," and it represents the first rumblings of the revolutionary movement which eventually shifted jazz thinking away from bebop. This ...
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"Years ago the All Star polls in jazz were primarily concerned with trumpets, trombones, saxophones and the usual rhythm instruments, but of late the situation has changed in order to welcome new instruments and players into the ever-broadening aspect of jazz ...
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"Fumio Hayasaka's original soundtrack to Akira Kurosawa's masterpiece Seven Samurai (1954). The friendship that emerged between Hayasaka and the legendary Japanese director marks one of the great artistic partnerships of the last century, with Kurosawa often commenting ...
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"After being out of print for decades, Pierre Henry's 1962 Le Voyage is finally available again on vinyl! Based on the Tibetan Book of the Dead, Le Voyage deals with the soul's journey between death and reincarnation in the next life. Just two years prior to the ...
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"This rare Morton Feldman / Earle Brown split LP was originally released in 1962 on the small NY-based Time Records and features Feldmans "Durations I-IV" on side A and Browns "Hodograph I", "Music for Violin, Cello and Piano" and "Music for Cello and Piano" on side B. ...
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"Originally released as two 10" albums called Jazzical Moods, Jazz Composers Workshop #2, was the result of one of Mingus famed Jazz Workshop sessions, held in December 1954 and featuring Thad Jones (trumpet), John LaPorta (clarinet, alto sax) Teo Macero (tenor / ...
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"The Jazz Composers Workshop album, originally released on Savoy in 1956, is made up of two sessions-recorded on 31 October 1954 (side A and tracks 5 & 6 on side B), and 30 January 1955 (tracks 1-4 on side B)-that were part of Mingus influential "Jazz Composers ...
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"Seminal recording by the two men most responsible for opening the West to Indian music. Master of the sitar, Ravi Shankar was, of course, famous for his legendary influence on the Beatles, but this recording was made for the American jazz label Prestige prior to their ...
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DOYLP418 | DOXY

"One of the finest piano players and vocalists of post-war Chicago blues, Mississippi native, Sunnyland Slim first came to prominence playing on the Chicago scene with the likes of Sonny Boy Williamson, Howlin' Wolf, Little Walter and Muddy Waters. By 1947 he had landed ...
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"After several years spent searching for a publisher for On The Road, in 1957 Jack Kerouac's fortune finally changed as he literally became a star overnight, thanks to rave reviews by the New York Times and others who heralded Kerouac as the voice of a new generation. ...
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"casewrapped180 gram 2LP - high fidelity 45 rpm in stereo! Plus bonus CD of the albums + printed inner sleeves with lyrics. A collection of Serge Gainsbourg's legendary first three albums, originally released in 1958 (Du Chant ŕ la une!), 1959 (N 2), and 1961 (Ltonnant ...
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"King of the electric slide guitar and one of the most influential blues guitarists / vocalists of all time, Elmore James had his first hit in 1951, with 'Dust My Broom', the opening riff of which is perhaps the single most recognizable in the history of blues. During ...
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"A collection of some of Karlheinz Stockhausen's earliest work, including his earliest piece of musique concrčte "Beton-Studie" (aka "Etude") written by Stockhausen in 1952-53 at Pierre Schaeffer's studio at the RTF in Paris. Until 1992 this piece was believed to have ...
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"Music historian Sam Charters first recorded the legendary Bahamian guitarist Joseph Spence on Andros Island in July 1958 for Folkways Records. Charters was so enthusiastic about Spences playing that the LP, released in 1959, became one of the labels first to be ...
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"Now, for the first time EVER on vinyl, the soundtrack to Alfred Hitchcocks masterpiece...Psycho, scored by one of the greatest composers to ever grace the silver screen, Bernard Herrmann (Citizen Kane, Taxi Driver, Cape Fear, etc.) Herrmann began writing scores for ...
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"Anyone looking for proof that John Coltrane's exhalted status is so deserved need only to glance at the amount of time this album took to record. In just three days (Oct 24 - 26, 1960), Coltrane managed to almost effortlessly produce this milestone of modern jazz, and ...
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"Composed in 1970, Stockhausen's "Mantra" is a duet for piano written for the Donaueschingen Festival. It is Stockhausen's first completely scored piece after a long string of largely improvised compositions. Here both pianists play ring-modulated pianos, cymbals, and a ...
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"Recorded in 2002 by American contemporary composer and pianist, Frederic Rzewski, We Sing For The Future & Thälmann Variations are two compositions from English composer Cornelius Cardew's Marxist-influenced 'People's Liberation Music' period. Rzewski came to ...
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DOZ409 | DOXY

"...Of The Music Of John Cage - Recorded in performance at Town Hall, New York, May 15, 1958'. Format: 180 gram 2LP + booklet. Recorded live at Town Hall, NYC in May of 1958, this historic concert (organized by Jasper Johns and Robert Rauschenberg) was a retrospective ...
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DOZD407 | DOXY

"2LP on 180 gram, coming in a gatefold sleeve. Originally issued as in 1959 on Smithsonian Folkways, the initial idea for Indeterminacy came from avant-garde pianist, David Tudor, who suggested that John Cage give a lecture that was simply the telling of stories. Cage ...
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