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The Magic of Ju-Ju. Archie Shepp. I've always been lukewarm about the sixties-ish jazz of Archie Shepp but this title track caught my attention -- both for the skull on the album cover as well as Shepp's tenor over a more tribal rhythm section (lala).
String Quartet. Earle Brown. This is inexplicably appealing. (lala)
However, it is clear that this horrific production is as worn and thread bare as carpet in a filthy nursing home. (Out West Arts)