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Casey Moir – Traction

Traction is an album in two parts by improviser, vocal artist, and experimental composer Casey Moir, with Elisabeth Coudoux on cello, Marcus Wärnheim on alto saxophone, and Jérome Fouquet on trumpet. Traction was recorded at SHARE Festival, on July 17th, 2021, in Denmark, and it will be released on January 31, 2023, on HearHere Records.

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Herbie Hancock – Head Hunters

Head Hunters By Herbie Hancock: Song By Song Album Review

Herbie Hancock released Head Hunters on October 26, 1973, as their twelfth studio album. Soon after its release, Head Hunters became commercially one of the most successful albums in the era of jazz-funk and rock. The album busted like a boom to the people of the 70s. Especially those who like jazz and rock more as this album is one of the biggest hits of all time in these genres. HeadHunters hunted into billboard 200, grabbing the number 13 position. The album was like a breakthrough for Herbie and his mates.

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Cecil Taylor – The Complete, Legendary, Live Return Concert

The Complete, Legendary, Live Return Concert is the full recording of the live performance Cecil Taylor gave in 1973 after a five years hiatus, for which he reunited the Unit members, Jimmy Lyons on alto saxophone and Andrew Cyrille on percussion, plus the addition of Sirone on bass. The concert was recorded at the Town Hall, New York City on November 4, 1973, and was released on February 15, 2022, on Oblivion Records.

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Billy Mohler Anatomy
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Billy Mohler – Anatomy

Anatomy is the second album by bassist Billy Mohler and his quartet, with Nate Wood on drums, Chris Speed on tenor saxophone, and Shane Endsley on trumpet. Anatomy was recorded in 2021 at Lucy’s Meat Market in Los Angeles, CA, and it will be released on June 10, 2022, on Contagious Music.

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