Austin Tacious

"African Ape"
 
Helpful votes received on reviews: 87% (27 of 31)
Location: Little Buggerington
 

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 456,515 - Total Helpful Votes: 27 of 31
Astigmatic <a href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/Astigmatic-Krzysztof-Zbigniew-Namyslowski-Quintet/dp/artist-redirect/B005G83LYS">Polish Jazz, Krzysztof Komeda, Tomasz Stanko, Zbigniew Namyslowski Komeda Quintet</a><span class="byLinePipe"> | </span><span class="byLinePipe">Format:</span> MP3 Download
This album tends to get mentioned as important for European jazz. I reckon this is a defining moment for jazz period. I agree with the comment I read somewhere that it brings together the class and elegance of say Bill Evans with the angular unpredictability of say Eric Dolphy and the stretching form of Ornette. It achieves authenticity for free jazz lovers with the focus and swing for modal jazz lovers. Perfect meeting of various threads of 1950s and 60s jazz while sounding entirely authentic and original. An outstanding achievement.
Live At Monterey <a href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/Live-At-Monterey-John-Handy/dp/artist-redirect/B001INOO00">John Handy</a><span class="byLinePipe"> | </span><span class="byLinePipe">Format:</span> MP3 Download
Live At Monterey John Handy MP3 Download
This has got to be one of the boldest live performances ever -- not because it is wild and shocking but because of its strong emotionality and sparseness. Known for playing with Mingus in 50s (e.g. on Mingus Ah Um and Blues & Roots), Handy appears here, in 1966, with a group of relatively unknown musicians and a curious collection of instruments (alto sax, violin, bass, guitar and drums). After a brief group intro, "If only we knew" is lead off by Handy on alto sax by himself, no accompaniment. Just him and the audience. Don't expect Anthony Braxton style crazy, this is melodic, modal and mind-blowing. Then bass solo, then the remaining instruments gradually add... including one superb and… Read more
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
Great little pouch. Agree with all the positive comments made by others.

Only reason I didn't give 100% is because the tab over the top goes directly over the headphone socket, so I have to fold the tab back when in pocket meaning that this will probably wear faster than would do otherwise and that the phone is not quite as secure in the case as I'd prefer. However, when headphones not plugged in, this case seems perfect.

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