Hard-swinging, bluesy jazz-rock jams recorded by the Hot Rats electric violinist for MPS in the early-seventies (with Harvey Mandel and Larry Taylor from Canned Heat). Cup Full runs over fourteen minutes.
‘A work of exceptional, climactic majesty… draws its inspiration from the contemplative reclusion of desolate natural beauty… ’ — recorded at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City.
Live in the 90s; and with Roy Davis Jr’s classic deep-house rework of Love Theme From Spartacus.
Englehadt and Nickerson’s Feed.back reissues — this and the Loggins And Messina, in this week — appear to have been a kind of dry run for the beloved Slow To Speak silkscreen series.
Utterly inspired jazzy, soulful music-making, it goes without saying.
Truly pioneering collaborations with John Hassell and David Bowie, still pretty breathtaking.