Tacuma, Jamaaladeen

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Tacuma, Jamaaladeen - Show Stopper Show Stopper
Jazz New - LP GR 8301 Gramavision
Sealed 1983 Original. Features Ann Sullivan On Harp, Olu Dara, Cornet Plus James Blood Ulmer, The Ebony String Quartet And Others. “Electric Bassist Jammaladeen Tacuma's Debut As A Leader Is Still His Best Recording To Date. A Brilliant Free Funk Player Who Excels In Laying Down Some Eccentric Funk In Overcrowded Ensembles, Tacuma Is Heard In Six Different Settings On This Album. His Own Group (A Quintet With Altoist James Watkins And Guitarist Rick Iannacone) Plays Four Noisy Numbers; He Takes "Tacuma Song" As An Unaccompanied Bass Feature; Is Backed By The Ebony String Quartet, A Harp, And Pianist Anthony Davis On "The Bird Of Paradise"; Is Accompanied By Four Percussionists On "From The Land Of Sand"; And Has A Couple Of Jams Featuring Altoist Julius Hemphill, Cornetist Olu Dara, And Guitarist James "Blood" Ulmer. Stimulating And Unpredictable Music.” Scott Yanow, All Music Guide.... more details
 
Tacuma, Jamaaladeen - Music World Music World
Jazz Used - LP 8613 Gramavision
1986 White Label Promo Featuring The Rare, Alternate Cover Art. Appears Unplayed.... more details
 
Tacuma, Jamaaladeen - Jukebox Jukebox
Jazz Used - LP 8803 Gramavision
1988 White Label Promo In Glossy, Unplayed Condition. “One Of The Top Graduates Of Ornette Coleman's Prime Time, Electric Bassist Jamaaladeen Tacuma Features His Own Free Funk Group Spectacle On This Noisy And Generally Interesting Album, His Fourth For Gramavision. With Byard Lancaster On Tenor, Alto, Flute And Bird Calls (!), Keyboardist Alan Sukennik, Guitarist Ronnie Drayton And Drummer Dennis Alston (Plus A Couple Of Guest Musicians), The Emphasis Is On Tacuma's Heavy Basslines And The Crowded Ensembles; Two Songs (A Solo Piece And A Duet With Alston's Drums) Are Showcases For The Leader.” Scott Yanow, AMG.... more details
 
Tacuma, Jamaaladeen - Renaissance Man Renaissance Man
Jazz New - LP GR 8308 Gramavision
Sealed 1984 German Import, Small Saw Cut. Features Special Guest Olu Dara. “Jamaaladeen Tacuma's Second Free Funk Effort For Gramavision Is Almost The Equal Of His First (Show Stopper). Once Again The First Four Songs Feature His Regular Band (A Quintet With Guitarist Rick Iannacone And Altoist James Watkins) While The Second Half Of The Program Showcases His Electric Bass In Diverse Groups. "Dancing In Your Head" Has Some Of The Members Of Ornette Coleman's Prime Time (Including The Innovative Altoist); Tacuma Often Played With Ornette During This Period. The Lengthy "The Battle Of Images" Features Tacuma With The Ebony String Quartet And A Percussionist, "There He Stood" Has The Leader Joined By Percussionists And A Poet. Best Is "Sparkle," A Jam With Tenor Saxophonist David Murray And Guitarist Vernon Reid. Although A Bit Of A Mixed Bag, This Set Should Appeal To Listeners Open To Both The Avant-Garde And Eccentric Funk.” Scott Yanow, AMG.... more details
 
Tacuma, Jamaaladeen - Show Stopper Show Stopper
Jazz Audiophile - LP C30Y 0088 Gramavision
1983 Japanese Master Sound Rarity Housed In An Oversized Jacket. Also Includes A 10x10 Gold Canyon Records Card Insert Autographed By James Newton, Anthony Davis And Jamaaladeen Tacuma. Some Spindle Marks On The Labels, But The Record Surfaces Appears Glossy.... more details
 
Tacuma, Jamaaladeen - Show Stopper Show Stopper
Jazz Used - LP C28Y0079 Gramavision
1983 Japanese Pressing With Obi. Features Ann Sullivan On Harp, Olu Dara, Cornet Plus James Blood Ulmer, The Ebony String Quartet And Others. “Electric Bassist Jammaladeen Tacuma's Debut As A Leader Is Still His Best Recording To Date. A Brilliant Free Funk Player Who Excels In Laying Down Some Eccentric Funk In Overcrowded Ensembles, Tacuma Is Heard In Six Different Settings On This Album. His Own Group (A Quintet With Altoist James Watkins And Guitarist Rick Iannacone) Plays Four Noisy Numbers; He Takes "Tacuma Song" As An Unaccompanied Bass Feature; Is Backed By The Ebony String Quartet, A Harp, And Pianist Anthony Davis On "The Bird Of Paradise"; Is Accompanied By Four Percussionists On "From The Land Of Sand"; And Has A Couple Of Jams Featuring Altoist Julius Hemphill, Cornetist Olu Dara, And Guitarist James "Blood" Ulmer. Stimulating And Unpredictable Music.” Scott Yanow, All Music Guide.... more details
 

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