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Medeski Martin & Wood: Free Magic

Free Magic might sound too arcane for its own good, but the title track, coupled with  "Ballade in C Minor, Vergessene Seelen," interweaves the exotic sounds of the opener in almost equal proportion to the traditional piano trio approach. "Where's Sly," from their second album in 1993, It’s A Jungle in Here, thus becomes a refreshing and emphatic close to a recording that, through the course of its playing time, develops an identity all its own…much like the band who made it, by the process of constant reinvention.

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MMW Does The Evolution: New Box Set

Over the course of the past two years, Medeski, Martin & Wood has had a very simple philosophy –  write, tour and record. The avant-jazz groove-jammers stretched this idea out

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Billy Martin: The Turntable Sessions: Volume 1

Since the summer of 2001, Billy Martin, of Medeski, Martin & Wood, has been organizing Turntable Sessions at various downtown New York City clubs. The Turntable Sessions: Volume 1 is an 11-song collection of highlights throughout the first three years of Martin

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Billy Martin: illy B Eats

Billy Martin continues to explore the art of percussion, avant-garde and beyond with his eclectic Amulet Records label with illy B Eats Volume 2, This recording features a series of Martin made break beats and percussion samples intended for DJ use – appearing on both vinyl and disc.

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