To Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, jr’s & Muhammad Ali’s Anniversaries: STRAIGHT AHEAD

My favorite quote by Charlie ‘Bird’ Parker: “Music speaks louder than words.”

That’s it.

Happy Anniversary to both African-American heros!

Credits:

Booker Little (tp) Julian Priester (tb) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl, picc) Walter Benton, Coleman Hawkins (ts) Mal Waldron (p) Art Davis (b) Max Roach (d) Roger Sanders, Robert White (cga) Abbey Lincoln (vo) Nat Hentoff (supervisor) — Nola’s Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, February 22, 1961

The CD

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