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Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass - The Lonely Bull & Five Others

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“You hear three notes and you know it’s Herb Alpert,” remarked Miles Davis in a 1989 interview. That isn’t at all surprising considering Herb Alpert and the Tijuana...

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(Posted by Mac Beaulieu 2006-05-01)

Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass - The Lonely Bull & Five Others

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“You hear three notes and you know it’s Herb Alpert,” remarked Miles Davis in a 1989 interview. That isn’t at all surprising considering Herb Alpert and the Tijuana...

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(Posted by Mac Beaulieu 2006-05-01)

John Coltrane - Offering - Live at Temple University

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As I write, I'm somewhere in the middle of "Leo" on the second disc. It's a fascinating recording overall, possibly due in part to the proceedings being in Coltrane's...

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(Posted by Mike McLatchey 2016-08-11)

The Beatles - Revolver

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A recent elevation to my third tier, this is an album I probably should have had with the other four Beatles albums when I originally wrote about them. I listened to it the other night, and it just...

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(Posted by Mike McLatchey 2017-03-23)

Thad Jones / Mel Lewis Orchestra - All My Yesterdays

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After spending the last few months diving into some classic Duke Ellington and Count Basie recordings, I was excited hearing about this new release from one of the best-known of a later generation...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2016-03-06)

Grateful Dead - Rare Cuts & Oddities 1966

Cover art This collection of rare live and studio material that pre-dates the Grateful Dead’s first eponymous album by a year or more was briefly available when it was first released in 2005 on the Dead’s...  » Read more
(Posted by Peter Thelen 2013-12-13)

Big Brother & the Holding Company - Live in San Francisco, 1966

Cover art Live in San Francisco 1966 is an early recording by the band, from July 28th, only about six weeks after Janis joined the band. The fourteen songs presented here are loaded with energy, great...  » Read more
(Posted by Peter Thelen 2004-09-01)

Bob Lind - Elusive Butterfly - The Complete 1966 Jack Nitzsche Sessions

Cover art In the early sixties at the height of the folk boom, Denver based singer/songwriter Bob Lind was regularly working the coffee houses in the area, and later (as the local folk scene dried up) moved to...  » Read more
(Posted by Peter Thelen 2008-01-01)

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Previously in Exposé...

Poor Richard - Knees, Reins & Feet – As the debate over the meaning of the word "progressive" (as it applies to rock music) continues, the loosest interpretations generally define it as anything that eschews the mainstream...  (1994) » Read more

Various Artists - Modern Drummer Presents Volume One - Drum Nation – Magna Carta has aligned with Modern Drummer magazine to bring you the best of who’s out there pounding the skins in the music world today. Eleven drummers on twelve tracks give a severe cerebral...  (2004) » Read more

It - Order through Chaos – It isn't really a new American group, as they've been around since the mid 80s, yet this is their first album. The band is basically a duo of Todd Freeman and Scott Munson, and they've brought...  (1995) » Read more

Cluster - Cluster II – This is actually Cluster's fourth album, if you count the two albums for the tiny Schwann Studio label as a trio (named Kluster) with ex- Tangerine Dream member Konrad Schnitzler. The spelling change...  (1995) » Read more

Slow Motion Reign - Slow Motion Reign – A fresh, youthful sound is their stock in trade, rich with melodies, hooks and energy, concise and inventive songwriting from beginning to end. Unlike many of the bands we review in Exposé who...  (2007) » Read more



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