[JPL] Long tracks

Bobby Jackson ftapache1 at sbcglobal.net
Mon Sep 17 22:29:59 EDT 2007


Maurice,

Fifty-five or sixty minute cut!????

That's not a long cut; that's an overnight break for chicken and 
waffles.....

Bobby Jackson

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Maurice Hogue" <onemansjazz at shaw.ca>
To: <jazzproglist at jazzweek.com>
Sent: Monday, September 17, 2007 8:24 PM
Subject: Re: [JPL] Long tracks


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> Jim wrote:
>
>>Jim Hall's Concierto (19' on CTI) named by Rick was certainly one of the 
>>faves for bathroom breaks in the 70s and 80s.  I know at least one station 
>>(unnamed) which still has its only bathroom at the end of a long hall, 
>>down long stairs and in the basement.  When that record was playing on 
>>weekends or late at night you knew no one would answer the phone.  The 
>>Miles/Gil Evans version of the piece runs 16 minutes.
>>
>>Others include:
>>Bill Evans/Claus Ogerman "Symbiosis"  (25 minute first movement, 41 
>>minutes total),
>>Phil Woods/ Patrick Williams "An American Concerto"  (15' first movement, 
>>38' total),
>>and how about those Buck Clayton Jam Sessions, "Huckle-Buck" (20') and 
>>Robbins' Nest (17')?
>>
>>Then, of course, there's Mingus' "Epitaph" but that's many shorter 
>>movements so that probably doesn't count.  But there are a number of live 
>>performances by Mingus that run well over 15 minutes and some of those old 
>>Prestige jam sessions which sometimes ran a whole album side.
>>
>>This list will be welcomed by the weekend and late night announcers.
>>
>>.... been there myself,
>>
>>Jim Wilke
>>Jazz After Hours, PRI
>>www.jazzafterhours.org
>
> For that really long break - I'm thinking about getting a pizza,
> or oil change on the car -- the Aussie jazz group The Necks, has
> recorded several disks that are one track only, usually around
> 55-60 minutes long.  Their bassist, Lloyd Swanton, is also a
> jazz programmer in Sydney, and he told me to always keep a
> Necks' recording in your bag. You never know.
>
> Maurice Hogue
> CKUW Winnipeg
>
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