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The Roots

Music for The New York Times '100 Notable Books': The Roots, The Smiths, Charles Mingus and More

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Unfortunately, as music writers, we can't dabble too often in the fairer art of writing (ha, ironic) but we can suggest some albums to accompany you as you tackle the titles from the Times' favorites. Below are ten published works and an album to pair it with.READ MORE

The Physical World: Eric Dolphy on Physics and Other Modalities of non-Western Music, Thanks to Joe Con

In the Material World: Eric Dolphy's Handwritten Notes on Physics, Psychoacoustics and Other Real Modalities of Free Jazz

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The enigmatic quality of Eric Dolphy supersedes the strange circumstances surrounding his death. A major proponent of non-Western thinking, particularly regarding America's reception to non-linear jazz forms, the actuality of sound dominated Dolphy's thinking as a student. Thanks to Joe Con, indeed, for putting this up from his archives.READ MORE

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