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Day
28
Month
March
Year
1975
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WCBN-FM al 89.5 will bruadcast an hour's worth of Radio King 8t his Court of Rhythm. recorded live al the now deceased Savoy Club last nionth. The show starts this Saturday night at lOpm on CBN. . . Also in the band performance broadcast bag. WDET-FM will air a concert by Brazüian jazz vocalist Flora Purim recorded inside the Terminal Island Federal Correctional Institution in San Francisco, where Purim is serving a sentence for cocaine. Othei musicians on the bill inclüde Airto, George Duke. and Miroslav Vituous. That's April 2nd at 3pni. Brataxis. composed of tonner members of the Brat, Uprising and DETROIT, lias a lust single 45. wiih songs "1 ong Hard Road" and "Queen l-ïoo.ie." In other Michigan band news, Scott Morgan, Ibrmerly of the Rationals and Lightnin'. lias pul togethei a band w ith MC5er Fred Smith and ex DETROIT bass player Ron Cook, called Sonic's Rendezvous . . . Ja lovers take note that Jazz Jams is presented every Saturday trom midnight ro 4am at Trottei House on Washtenaw Ave. Admission ís $1, luit musicians come in and jam loi tree . . . The Lyman Woodard Organization, who brought down the house at the recent Ilill Auditorium Herbie Hancock show, is about to release their first album on Strata Records, called "Saturday Night Special." Lament Dept.: The Savoy Club in the Shelhy Hotel has do sed, apparently due to the hotel chalking up $4(.000 in overdue electric bilis and other financia] difflcultiesneglect. It'srealK a sha me, as the club was just getting off the uound. offering one of Detroit 's alternativos to the Inige Cobo-Masonic-Ford-Ol) mpia hard rock shows. In recent months the Savoy has l'eatured Billy Cobham, Larry Coryell, Gil Scott-Heron, Sun Ra. Loudon Wainwright. and other similarly great acts that wouldn't be visible elsewhere in the Motor City. Sumo chance the club will reopen. hut that's just a rumor so far. New Releases: Inelude the new Jeff Beek jarock lp on Columbia. Beek will soon tour with John McLaughlin . . . lantasy just released a two-iecord Lenny Bruce set. well worth it . . . Arista has a new Eric Anderson and the Headhunters without Herbie Hancock . . . Eric Clapton's new lp is out on Atlantic . . . New Chicago s out . . . Our thanks to the Blind Pig and Scrambled Suite who together raised $68 for the SUN at a much needed benefit . . . Don't miss Gil Scott-Heron at the Union Ballroom April 7.