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Dorgon and William Parker: Broken/Circle (Jumbo)


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Label: Jumbo
Squidco Product Code: 631

Format: CD
Condition: New
Country: USA
Packaging: Jewel Tray
Recorded on March 3rd, 1949 on board oceanliner the U.S.S. Bhutan.


Dorgon-C-melody saxophone

William Parker-bass

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Some of saxophonist Dorgon's best recorded playing is on the two duos with bassist William Parker. Here the pair take on Juan Tizol's "Perdido" and Raja Chatrapati's "Lakshmital", as well as Dorgon's own jagged drones.

Track listing:

I want a Snack (v. 1)
Yer a Fuckin' Jerk
I Want a Snack (V. 3)

Artist Biographies:

"William Parker is a bassist, improviser, composer, writer, and educator from New York City, heralded by The Village Voice as, "the most consistently brilliant free jazz bassist of all time."

In addition to recording over 150 albums, he has published six books and taught and mentored hundreds of young musicians and artists.

Parker's current bands include the Little Huey Creative Music Orchestra, In Order to Survive, Raining on the Moon, Stan's Hat Flapping in the Wind, and the Cosmic Mountain Quartet with Hamid Drake, Kidd Jordan, and Cooper-Moore. Throughout his career he has performed with Cecil Taylor, Don Cherry, Milford Graves, and David S. Ware, among others."

-William Parker Website (

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