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Some more Arthur Blythe (Montreux 1981)

Posted in Abdul Wadud, Arthur Blythe, clips with tags , , , , , , , on January 20, 2013 by crownpropeller

Some days after transferring this Arthur Blythe concert from VHS to video, I found parts off another Blythe concert that were filmed a year later at the Montreux Jazz Festival. So let this clip be a fitting tribute to festival founder Claude Nobs, who passed on January, 10th.

Here are Arthur Blythe as; Bob Stewart tu;Abdul Wadud cello; Kelvyn Bell g; Bobby Battle dr on July 18, 1981 at the Casino De Montreux in Montreux, Switzerland.

They are playing:

Strike Up The Band (starting from 0:00)
Shadows (starting from 5:18)
Bush Baby/unidentified tune (starting from 12:17)

Encore:

Contemplation (starting from 33:06)

Enjoy!

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