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Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass - The Lonely Bull & Five Others

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“You hear three notes and you know it’s Herb Alpert,” remarked Miles Davis in a 1989 interview. That isn’t at all surprising considering Herb Alpert and the Tijuana...

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(Posted by Mac Beaulieu 2006-05-01)

Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass - The Lonely Bull & Five Others

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“You hear three notes and you know it’s Herb Alpert,” remarked Miles Davis in a 1989 interview. That isn’t at all surprising considering Herb Alpert and the Tijuana...

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(Posted by Mac Beaulieu 2006-05-01)

John Coltrane - Offering - Live at Temple University

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As I write, I'm somewhere in the middle of "Leo" on the second disc. It's a fascinating recording overall, possibly due in part to the proceedings being in Coltrane's...

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(Posted by Mike McLatchey 2016-08-11)

The Beatles - Revolver

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A recent elevation to my third tier, this is an album I probably should have had with the other four Beatles albums when I originally wrote about them. I listened to it the other night, and it just...

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(Posted by Mike McLatchey 2017-03-23)

Thad Jones / Mel Lewis Orchestra - All My Yesterdays

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After spending the last few months diving into some classic Duke Ellington and Count Basie recordings, I was excited hearing about this new release from one of the best-known of a later generation...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2016-03-06)

Grateful Dead - Rare Cuts & Oddities 1966

Cover art This collection of rare live and studio material that pre-dates the Grateful Dead’s first eponymous album by a year or more was briefly available when it was first released in 2005 on the Dead’s...  » Read more
(Posted by Peter Thelen 2013-12-13)

Big Brother & the Holding Company - Live in San Francisco, 1966

Cover art Live in San Francisco 1966 is an early recording by the band, from July 28th, only about six weeks after Janis joined the band. The fourteen songs presented here are loaded with energy, great...  » Read more
(Posted by Peter Thelen 2004-09-01)

Bob Lind - Elusive Butterfly - The Complete 1966 Jack Nitzsche Sessions

Cover art In the early sixties at the height of the folk boom, Denver based singer/songwriter Bob Lind was regularly working the coffee houses in the area, and later (as the local folk scene dried up) moved to...  » Read more
(Posted by Peter Thelen 2008-01-01)

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Previously in Exposé...

Die Anarchistiche Abendunterhaltung - We Need New Animals – Under this rather long and cryptic (!) name [Die Anarchistische Abendunterhaltung] is hidden a Belgian band operating in the same areas as Cro Magnon, Maximalist!, Ensemble Nimbus, Miriodor or Palo...  (1999) » Read more

Matter - Matter – If you like quirky psychedelic guitar-rock drenched with Mellotron, read on... Matter is pretty much the two man project of Joe Albarran (Chapman Stick, bass, Mellotron and guitar) and Mike Madden...  (1994) » Read more

Yūgen - Uova Fatali: Yugen Plays Leddi – Yūgen is an Italian based chamber rock ensemble (nine members + numerous guests for this recording) led by guitarist Francesco Zago. Another member of the group is multi-instrumentalist Tommaso...  (2010) » Read more

The Long Dead Sevens - The White Waltz & Other Stories – The Long Dead Sevens, an interesting name and an interesting band. Picture if you will, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds covering Leonard Cohen with a dash of Tom Waits thrown in for good measure and you...  (2009) » Read more

Bruford Levin - Upper Extremities – Upper Extremities serves as one of the new Crimson off-shoot projects while the next incarnation literally plays its way into existence. Bill Bruford and Tony Levin have conceived and executed a...  (1998) » Read more



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