David Amram: About Poet Gregory Corso
A classical conductor, a jazz French hornist and a composer, David Amram was in the middle of the ‘50s jazz scene, a member of the beat generation and involved in the ‘60s folk and protest movements. His reminiscences in JazzWax on poet Gregory Corso are priceless. I’m reminded of a morning Amram and I watched the sun come up at the bar in Bradley’s on University Place, where I listened to David talk animatedly about Lord Buckley for an hour!
-Michael CuscunaRead More
The Latest on Matthew Shipp
Here’s an update on what the prolific Matthew Shipp has going on. This encounter with Chris Rich for All About Jazz comes after the passing of longtime collaborator Davis S. Ware, and Shipp provides a revelatory retrospective of Ware’s recordings. Also, inside looks at Shipp’s collaborations in poetry and visual arts.
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