A list of 10 outstanding voices from different music scenes.
Some are very well known and some are less known, some are American and some are European, they are all great and they all have their own unique personality. No preferential order. Just enjoy all of these outstanding voices.
A list of 10 great songs from Tom Waits, one of my heroes outside free jazz and improvised music. No preferential order. I could easily list another 10 favorite titles by master Waits.
Tom Traubert´s blues
Christmas card from a hooker in Minneapolis
Saving all my love for you
Never let go
Take care of all of my children
Bjorn Thorstensson, October 2012
Five pieces of music that have created special pictures in my mind. I won´t tell you which. You create your own pictures!
Song for Chè (from Charlie Haden Liberation Music Orchestra: Impulse AS-9183)
Praise Innocence (from Michael White Spirit Dance: Impulse AS-9215)
Future Memories (from Frank Lowe Doctor Too-Much: Kharma PK 2)
Hamba Khale (from Gato Barbieri/Dollar Brand Hamba Khale! Togetherness MN 004)
Applebluff (from Sunny Murray´s Untouchable Factor ¨Apple Cores¨ Philly Jazz 4)
Björn Thorstensson, Tidaholm, April 2012
Five 7¨ vinyls of great historic and musical interest.
Marva Broome Mystifying Mama/For all we know Horse Record HS400 506
w. uncredited performance by Art Ensemble of Chicago
Ba D´Axa And if he comes back once day/Hello Chi/don´t you go Galloway 600 120
w. Art Ensemble of Chicago
Billie Hawkins I´m coming home/Last call for love Heartbeat G70W-5168/5169
This is the very first recording with the Sun Ra Arkestra in 1956. Label says Sun Ra Orchestra.
Pichy Mazzei y sus all stars RCA Victor AVE-164
Young Gato Barbieri on tenor. From 1958.
Jack Treese Oh! America Saravah SH 0061
Steve Lacy on soprano sax.
Björn Thorstensson, Tidaholm, april 2012