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May light, love, and wisdom always be strong.

Latest releases & welcome news:

James Brandon Lewis / Red Lily Quintet – For Mahalia, With Love

James Brandon Lewis & his Red Lily Quintet returned in 2023 with this majestic new album. A gorgeous, glorious & endlessly inventive 21st century jazz evocation of gospel icon Mahalia Jackson's mighty essence by this once-in-a-lifetime band. * First edition includes the additional great work, JBL's first for string quartet, These Are Soulful Days. Deluxe 2LP & 2CD

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Mendoza Hoff Revels – Echolocation

The astonishing debut album from Mendoza Hoff Revels, an electric & formidable new unit led by Ava Mendoza (electric guitar, compositions) & Devin Hoff (electric bass, compositions); feat. James Brandon Lewis (tenor sax) & Ches Smith (drums). 100% dopamine activation on every spin. + Year-end "Best Albums" notices from The Wire, New York Times & NPR. LP & CD

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The William Parker Sessionography

A thorough surprise storage space find of this long unavailable astonishing 482 page tome of deep archival scholarship, providing practically endless browsing & knowledge increase. Priceless. Advised to grip now. In other words, don't wait. BOOK

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William Parker – Voices In The First Person, Volume 2

The 2nd Volume of William Parker's books which luminously present the work of four artist beings whom he has great admiration for, and whose life/work have provided deep inspiration in his own life. Beautiful & gorgeously produced. BOOK

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Brandon López – vilevilevilevilevile..

The exquisite new solo bass work by young maestro Brandon López. The strings & wood frame wholly utilized as called for at every moment. "This is virtuosity as vocabulary.." LP & CD

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William Parker – Universal Tonality

Universal Tonality presents an epic performance/happening which brings Parker's titular concept to full, vibrant life. An exquisite example of this system in practice, featuring a once-in-a-lifetime assembly of creative music luminaries and legends. Deluxe 2CD

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RECENT / FEATURED RELEASES

  • Joe Morris Quartet – A Cloud of Black Birds
  • David S. Ware / Apogee – Birth of a Being (Expanded)
  • William Parker – Mayor Of Punkville (book)
  • William Parker Quartets – Meditation / Resurrection
  • Joe Morris – Perpetual Frontier: The Properties of Free Music
  • James Brandon Lewis / Red Lily Quintet – Jesup Wagon
  • Matthew Shipp – Codebreaker
  • William Parker – Voices In The First Person