Blog April 28, 2011
Discography: Reimagining Africa: From Popular Swing to the Jazz Avant-Garde
1. Art Ensemble of Chicago -"Ancient Future" (Art Ensemble of Chicago vol.1) 2. Jackie McLean - "Appointment in Ghana" (Jackie's Bag) 3. Art Blakely - "Dinga" (Holiday for Skins) 4. Thomas J. Marshall - "Arwhoolie (Cornfied Hollar)" 5. Jason Moran - "RAIN" (Artist in Residence) 6. Art Ensemble of Chicago -"Promenade Cote Bamako II" 7. Duke Ellington - "Jungle Blues" (Jungle Blues Volume 8) 8. Duke Ellington - "Jungle Nights in Harlem" (Best of...) 9. Louie Armstrong - "Shine" (The Essential Louis Armstrong) 10. Billie Holiday - "Strange Fruit" (Ken Burnz Jazz) 11. Duke Ellington - "Come Sunday" (Black, Brown and Beige) 12. Charlie Parker - "Ko Ko" (Ken Burns Jazz) 13. Charlie Parker - "Salt Peanuts" (Jazz at Massey Hall) 14. Dizzy Gillepse - "Manteca" (Ken Burns Jazz) 15. Charles Mingus - "Freedom" (Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus) 16. Charles Mingus - "Original Fables of Faubus" (Charles Mingus Presents...) 17. Art Blakely - "Feast" (Holiday for Skins) 18. Max Roach - "Triptych-Prayer/Protest/Peace" (We Insist! Freedom Now Suite) 19. Archie Shepp - "Malcolm, Malcolm - Semper" (Fire Music) 20. John Coltrane Quartet - "Nature Boy" (The New Wave in Jazz) 21. Art Ensemble of Chicago - "Number 1" 22. Muhal Richards Abrams - "Bloodline" (Blu Blu Blu) 23. Art Ensemble of Chicago - "Fanfare for the Warrior" (Fanfare for the Warrior) 24. Amina Claudine Myers - "African Blues" (Salutes Bessie Smith)   Also look for these recommended titles. "Reimagining Jazz"