Jacobs, Henry – “Around The World With Henry Jacobs” – [Important Records]
Interesting album to say the least, basically it sounds like they sat down in someone’s living room, smoked a bunch of weed, and started talking about things, backed with music occasionally. That is to say, it’s pretty fucking cool, and any proper mixologist’s important tool. The tracks range from 8 seconds to 5 minutes, and one living room banter session for 20 minutes. There’s an insert I put in here with a breakdown of each track, if you’re interested.
The second CD is for the spoken word fanatics, Henry Jacobs recorded Kenneth Rexroth and Lawrence Ferlighetti (City Lights co-founder) on the first night of a poetry/jazz series at The Cellar in SF’s North Beach in ’57. All track on second disc are awesome, Rexroth and Ferlinghetti kill it, and so does the Cellar Jazz Quintet.
you heard it 25 times on kfjc! most recently:
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