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The RSST Nutshell 3/31/16

For openers: a nice stretched-out set of old-school Jamaican boogie, including Don Drummond's great "Mr. & Mrs. T.V." and the Blues Blasters' take on "Margie" ("Marjie"). The Azie Lawrence double-play includes "Pempelem" for a very good reason made clear by Sherwood B. Funn as we commence orbit around his Planet.

Upon hearing the County Attorney's ruling in Jamar Clark's death – Global Beat presents sounds of resistance from the apartheid days in South Africa, coinciding with the return next week to The Cedar of Vusi Mahlasela, from So.

This is part two of a show that began at 2pm on WomenFolk this Tuesday. I took the audience from the roots to the fruits of the blues, starting with Delta blues at 2pm, going to the greasy blues to Chicago blues to Sugar Hill blues back to Delta by 6:30pm at the end of Rollin & Tumblin. For a complete edition of the show, see WomenFolk for this Tuesday March 29th, 2016 2pm and stay tuned all the way to 6:30pm for the completion of Rollin & Tumblin as I wrap the show.

Cecil Taylor


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Mike Glover, co-founder of Rosso Corsa records ( https://rossocorsarecords.bandcamp.com ) and the man behind the music of Miami Nights 1984 ( https://miaminights1984.bandcamp.com )  is the special guest .  We talk indie record labels, the forth coming MN84 album, news of a new Lazerhawk album is mentioned and we premiere an untitled track forthcoming by MN84.

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