Jazz Is Dead 6

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The shadow that Gary Bartz casts over the last six decades of progressive Black music, and his continued dedication to same, makes him a logical and very welcome contributor to the Jazz Is Dead label. An alto saxophonist steeped in the history and tradition of his instrument who is also restlessly experimental and not prone to purism of any kind, he enjoys both the respect and admiration of his peers and the hero worship of several generations after him – including Adrian Younge and Ali Shaheed Muhammad, which inevitably led to Gary Bartz JID 006. A look at his body of work reveals dalliances with bebop, hard bop, free jazz, spiritual jazz, soul jazz, jazz-funk, fusion and acid jazz, all while resolutely remaining unmistakably Gary Bartz. There’s early work with Eric Dolphy and McCoy Tyner in Charles Mingus’ Jazz Workshop, work with Max Roach and Abbey Lincoln, a stint in Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers, and also one with Miles. There’s his groundbreaking and highly influential Ntu Troop albums of the early ’70s and his jazz-funk work including two classic albums with the Mizell Brothers, one of which supplied A Tribe Called Quest with a sample that was smooth like butter. And while on the subject of samples, the Bartz catalog has provided hip-hop and other genres with a rich source of them, and artists who have gone to his well when producing beats also include Black Sheep, Jurassic 5, Casual, RPM, Warren G, Photek, Statik Selektah, Chi-Ali, 3rd Bass, Showbiz, ZTrip, Young Disciples, and many others.

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Tracks List

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A1. Spiritual Ideation

Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Gary Bartz

02

A2. Visions Of Love

Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Gary Bartz

03

A3. Black And Brown

Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Gary Bartz

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A4. Blue Jungles

Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Gary Bartz

05

B1. Day By Day

Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Gary Bartz

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B2. Distant Modes

Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Gary Bartz

07

B3. The Message

Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Gary Bartz

08

B4. Soulsea

Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Gary Bartz

Weight0,22 kg
Dimensions30 × 30 × 0,2 cm
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