All posts tagged: Frank Lowe

Playlist for the Week of April 20, 2015

Joe Harriott Quintet – Free Form (1961, Doxy) [vinyl] Joe McPhee – Nation Time (Bo’Weavil, 1971) [vinyl] Julius Hemphill – ‘Coon Bid’ness (Arista, 1975) [vinyl] Frank Lowe – Out Loud (Triple Point, 2014) [vinyl] Tomas Fujiwara & the Hook Up – After All Is Said (482 Music, 2015) Ahmed Abdullah – Life’s Force (About Time,

Music as a Healing Force: The Musical Philosophy of William Parker

On November 17, 2014, legendary bassist William Parker invited me to his apartment on the Lower East Side to talk about his musical philosophy. I had approached him about an interview after a gig he did in Brooklyn the previous month, introducing myself as a writer who focuses on “young and emerging artists.” He had