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In A Mellow Tone

In A Mellow Tone
Wednesday September 18th, 2019 with Jean-Michel Labatut
The Strata-East label, part 1

The Strata-East label was founded in 1971 by pianist Stanley Cowell and trumpeter Charles Tolliver. This label became a shining example of black self-empowerment amongst musicians. In this first program we will listen to recordings by Billy Harper, Charles Tolliver, Clifford Jordan and Cecil Payne.
Capra Black
Billy Harper - Capra Black (1973) - Strata-East
Cry Of Hunger
Billy Harper - Capra Black - Strata-East
Drought
Charles Tolliver, Music Inc - Live In Tokyo (1973) - Strata-East
Truth
Charles Tolliver, Music Inc - Live In Tokyo - Strata-East
Round Midnight
Charles Tolliver, Music Inc - Live In Tokyo - Strata-East
Vienna
Clifford Jordan - Clifford Jordan In The World (1972) - Strata-East
Ouagadougou
Clifford Jordan - Clifford Jordan In The World - Strata-East
Girl, You Got A Home
Cecil Payne - Zodiac (1968) - Strata-East
Flying Fish
Cecil Payne - Zodiac - Strata-East
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