Hey Jazz Douchebags! Post a version or several of "Lonely Woman"

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Hello, douchebags. The Billy Bang/Dennis Charles version that Doug Schulkind just played is really good.

Rock Hardy, Friday, 11 April 2008 15:52 (6 years ago) Permalink

Sorry, meant to mention that it was on WFMU. They'll probably have the show up on the archive in a couple of hours.

Rock Hardy, Friday, 11 April 2008 15:53 (6 years ago) Permalink

3 years pass...

Ahhh, the balmy ysi days of ILM, how I miss you.

Anyway, just relieved this thread still exists because I have been listening to the Peter Brotzmann version for days without knowing what who it was. Avaialble to listen to and buy here incidentally.
http://destination-out.bandcamp.com/album/14-love-poems-plus-10-more

Ned Trifle X, Thursday, 16 February 2012 11:43 (2 years ago) Permalink

cool, haven't heard that.
i love that mjq version. did they do any more of ornette's songs? i know john lewis was pretty heavy into his stuff.

tylerw, Thursday, 16 February 2012 15:51 (2 years ago) Permalink

There's a great version of it on Marzette Watts' hella out-of-print Savoy record.

Let A Man Come In And Do The Cop Porn (Tarfumes The Escape Goat), Thursday, 16 February 2012 16:08 (2 years ago) Permalink

2 years pass...

I've decided that Ornette's Lonely Woman is my favourite piece of jazz music. Not a lot seems to come close - or does it? IS there anything else out there as melodic and plaintive and slightly-skewed as this? Big question, I know.

1 pONO 3v3Ry+h1n G!!!1 (dog latin), Thursday, 24 April 2014 11:41 (5 months ago) Permalink

IS there anything else out there as melodic and plaintive and slightly-skewed as this?

Yes, Cecil Taylor's version of "This Nearly Was Mine."

Montgomery Burns' Jazz (Tarfumes The Escape Goat), Thursday, 24 April 2014 12:16 (5 months ago) Permalink

Eight years later, the Amon Duul version is on youtube if yer interested.

A Perfect Ratio of Choogle to Jam (Dan Peterson), Thursday, 24 April 2014 13:54 (5 months ago) Permalink


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