[JPL] Newest Lafayette Harris Jr Cd reminds me of late-70s

Michael Valentine mjazzer at yahoo.com
Thu Aug 14 16:08:41 EDT 2008

  Oye  Arturo you can go to his website to download artwork. I remember the the Muse cover Lafayette Is Here, He's dressed up as a colonial gentleman

Peace & Jazz 

Michael A. Valentine

--- On Thu, 8/14/08, Arturo Gomez <arturo at kuvo.org> wrote:

From: Arturo Gomez <arturo at kuvo.org>
Subject: [JPL] Newest Lafayette Harris Jr Cd reminds me of late-70s
To: "jazzproglist at jazzweek. com" <jazzproglist at jazzweek.com>
Date: Thursday, August 14, 2008, 1:41 PM

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Some members may recall towards the end of the 1970s and early 80s when
generic products hit the shelves of the supermarkets, they stood out because
of their non-descript packaging. The recently received Lafayette CD reminds
me of those initial generic products packaging, the music contained is fine
and we are playing the disc but I sure wish there would've been more to the



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