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Tribe&mixedbag

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Parent Issue
Day
31
Month
January
Year
1975
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TRIBE. "A Message From Tribe"; MIXED BAG. "FreshOut" AspiringJazz List ener: "Detroit, man. what a drag. No music in tliis town. Shit. I ought 10 go to New York. Only place in the world you can lioar the Really Heavy Cats. Wise OU Detroit Jazz han: "That's all si much shit. man. Sonie of the best music m the whole fuckin' universe is happenir'; right here. Tribe, Mixed Bag, Creative Profile, Eddie Nuccilli's Big Band. that's nut half of it. You ought to open up your eyes and ears now and then. man. These people aren't trying tohide trom you. Listen to Sundown on WJZZ ( 105 FM), Kenn Cox on WDHT ( 101 .9 FM), or Bud Spangier on WABX (')'). 5 FM). Or read the SUN or the Detroit Free Press. They'll teil you wltat's going on. AspringJazz Listener: "Really. man. Do these bands have any records out or anything liko ihat'.'" Wise Oíd Detroit Jazz han: "Where the heil have you been, man'.' They've gut lots of records. Like fribe's latest. "A Message trom the Tribe." on the TRIBE label. Tribegot it. It's beautiful, man. Wendcll Harrison on tenor saxophone and Ilute. Phil Ranelin on trombone, Marcus Belgrave and Charles Mooie on trumpet and tlugelhorn, Shoo-be-do and Will Austin on bass. Keith Vreeland and Charles Eubanks on piano, Billy Turner and Ike Daney on drums. Aaron Neal on bass clarinet, Jeamel Lee singing, and composition and arrangement by Ranelin and Harrison. Beautiful. Open most of the time, and really original playing from all involved. And all packaged and produced and distributed by the catsand their friends." Aspiring Jazz Lis tener: "I dig this band Mixed Bag. Any idea what they've been doing lately?" Wise OU Detroit Jazz Fan: "Yeah, they play at the Del Rio, Baker's. lots of places. They've cut a few records, too, on Eddie Russ's label, JAZZMASTERS. In fact, they just released a new one, l'rcsh Out. Really strong stuff, featuring that tightest of rhythm sections, Danny Spencer on drums, Ron Brooks on bass, Eddie Russ himself on piano, Jerry Glassel on guit ar, and Larry Nozero on top playing saxophones and flute." AspiringJazz Listenen "Yeali. I heard them play once. Sonie funkier sounds, and sume open sounds too. Lots of things. Yeah, all kinds of things." Wise OU Detroit Jazz Fan: "'What's this about New York, uh, you were saying . . ."