A Bird Can Be - John Benson Brooks Trio - Avant Slant (One Plus 1 = II) (Vinyl, LP, Album)

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  1. Apr 09,  · Report. referencing Avant Slant (One Plus 1 = II), LP, Album, DL a twelve tone collage by U.S. Jazz-trio assisted by inhabitants of the world at large, and assorted vibrations still in orbit such words are found for the actors also performing on this album; John Clellon Holmes, the Beat-writer of fame, states in the liner-notes to this album: "Avant slant is 4/5(7).
  2. John Benson Brooks () had been on the scene for a long time before his album Folk Jazz, U.S.A. came out on the Vik label. From the early to mid’s he composed and wrote arrangements for the swing bands of Eddie De Lange, Les Brown, Tommy Dorsey and for the fine, but little-appreciated group of Randy Brooks.
  3. A trio Brooks formed In the s performed at the International Jazz Festival in Washington in with a composition called "The Twelves," based on improvisations on twelve-tone rows. This became part of a LP called "Avant Slant," which was a collage of new and already recorded sounds and songs from Milt Gabler, the poet Robert Graves, LeRoi Jones, Lightnin' Hopkins .
  4. Thus a minute concert was conflated into a minute LP. Avant Slant – subtitled "(one Plus 1=II?): A Twelve Tone Collage Catalyzed by Milt Gabler from Two Ideas by John Benson Brooks" – came out in with a garish psychedelic cover and lettering that makes Brooks' name hard to spot.
  5. It is surprising indeed that the songwriter behind fluffy Americana such as "You Came a Long Way from St. Louis," written with lyricist Bob Russell, would wind up penning a tune entitled "Sirhan's Blues," not to mention an entire musical suite entitled "Alabama Concerto."The career of John Benson Brooks is intriguing, his skilled craftsmansip evident as his music's aesthetic content .
  6. Aug 02,  · The Original Album Classics series is part of Sony. They are small box sets of 5 CD's packaged in card stock sleeves replicating the original LP. Nothing fancy about the packaging (no inner sleeves, gatefolds etc..) but they can be bought new for under $ The Benson is even cheaper because it is used--through a third party seller on Amazon.
  7. Find John Benson credit information on AllMusic. Find John Benson credit information on AllMusic AllMusic. New Releases Album Artist Selected Clef, Norgran & Verve Recordings One Million Smiles: Mr. Exe: Keyboards: Greensleeves.

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