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1984 recordings from NYC of the Freestyle Band (Henry P. Warner on clarinet, Earl Freeman on bass guitar & piano, Philip Spigner on hand drums), an underground free jazz classic properly brought to light.

Warner, Henry P. / Earl Freeman / Philip Spigner
Freestyle Band

Warner, Henry P.  / Earl Freeman / Philip Spigner: Freestyle Band (NoBusiness)
Label: NoBusiness    
Released in: Lithuania    

"The Freestyle Band never courted fame, but they never welcomed obscurity either. The choices they made to follow their individual muses and to independently document their efforts were conscious ones. The musicians made this music in the faith - perhaps certainty is a better word - that its power and integrity would ultimately triumph over shortsighted commercial pressures and America's racist attitudes toward black artists. Perhaps this reissue does a little bit to validate that faith."-Ed Hazell

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Product Information:

UPC: 4779022074202

Label: NoBusiness
Catalog ID: NBCD 41
Squidco Product Code: 16002

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2012
Country: Lithuania
Packaging: Jewel Tray
Recorded at Sorcerer Sound, NY by David Avidor in 1984.


Henry P. Warner-b-flat clarinet, alto clarinet

Earl Freeman-bass guitar, piano

Philip Spigner-hand drums

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Track Listing:

1. Dr Nuñez 4:12

2. The Roach Approach 13:03

3. Beef Thrust 11:43

4. Pelican 21:05

5. Bird Knows! 10:10