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Version Excursion : “Love Theme from Spartacus” (1960, Alex North)

Certain melodies transcend time and simply convey with them an indelible emotion and indescribable energy that is universal at its core. Such is the case with the Love Theme penned by composer Alex North for the soundtrack to the 1960 movie Spartacus (Directed by Stanley Kubrick). Powerful music is often …

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Future Classics

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Future Classics
Jazz

Future Classic: Steve Lehman “Sélébéyone”

via Pi Recordings: Hailed by The New York Times as “a state-of-the-art musical thinker with a reputation for sure-footed futurism,” and “a quietly dazzling saxophonist,” Steve Lehman has built a career creating innovative new music that packs a visceral wallop. His most recent album Mise en Abîme (Pi 2014) was …

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Forgotten Treasures

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Forgotten Treasures
Jazz Soul

Forgotten Treasure: Air “Air” (1971, Embryo)

It’s always nice to see hard to find gems getting the proper reissue treatment these days. After doing an amazing job with releases by Leon Ware, Ned Doheny and Letta Mbulu, among others, London’s Be With Records are adding an important piece to their impressive catalog this summer. Long Island’s …

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