Thursday, January 25, 2007

jazz and blogs #13d: mp3 is now!

I've been slow to add MP3 blogs because I'm not much of a downloader, so you probably already know about the following, which offer up complete, OOP albums. They lack Destination: Out's distilled air and insightful annotations, but if a quick smash'n'grab is what you're after...

church number nine
Coïncidence: browsing through LeMo's voluminous record collection, I discovered that this takes its name from a Frank Wright album.

Nothing Is
Enlightened by the above discovery, I googled Nothing Is. Result: Sun Ra.

Orgy In Rhythm
The pattern is well-established: Art Blakey. The cover of Jack McDuff's Sophisticated Funk: genius or atrocious?