Monthly Archives: September 2012

(Sep 30, 2012): Samuel Barber – Three Essays for Orchestra

From the 1990 album, Music of Samuel Barber. These three Barber Essays were recorded in Powell Hall in May 1988 by the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra.  Leonard Slatkin, Music Director of SLSO from 1979-1996, conducts.  Barber composed the first two … Continue reading

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(Sep 29, 2012): Tommy Flanagan Trio – Verdandi

From the 1957 album, Overseas.  This recording of Tommy Flanagan, with Elvin Jones on drums and Booker Little on bass, was made in Stockholm in August 1957.  In July 2012, a copy of the original Prestige release sold at auction for … Continue reading

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(Sep 28, 2012): Brookes Brothers – Tear You Down

From the 2008 Breakbeat Kaos lable 12″, Tear You Down/Drifter (with Furlonge).  Dan and Phil Brookes have been producing liquid drum and bass since 2002.  They had their own first release in 2005 (Aura/Blue Light) and put out their first … Continue reading

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(Sep 27, 2012): The Who – Pure and Easy

K-SHE Classic. From the 1974 outtakes and rarities album, Odds and Sods.  The tune was originally written for the never to be Lighthouse project that was to follow-up Tommy.  The first issue of the LP had a color poster of The Who’s 1973 … Continue reading

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