The Story of Moondog. Recorded New York City 1956-1957
The Impressions of Moondog as he passes Birdland and the Palladium up the great White Way.
(a) Broadway and the 52nd St.
The Jazz Corner of the World. A dog trot in 1/4 time, featuring Sam Ulano on drums.
(b) Broadway and 53rd. St.
The Afro-Cuban Corner of the World - A bumbo in 4/4 time, featuring Suzuko on the yukh, maraca etc.
Solo in 7/4 time on oo and trimbas.
(a) Full fingers in 5/2 time.
(b) Empty fingers in 7/4 time.
|4.||IMPROVISATION Piano Solo|
|5.||RAY MALONE SOFTSHOE
(a) In 5/4 time.
(b) In 7/4 time.
|6.||TWO QUOTATIONS IN DIALOGUE
Bebe Barron and Moondog. Louis Barron and Moondog.
|7.||5/8 IN TWO SHADES
(a) On the tuji, a series of mounted sticks of graduated lengths.
(b) Ostrich plumes on skin.
A howling wolf.
|9.||IN A DOORWAY
Moondog playing on his last set of square drums.
After all his drums were triangular.
(a) 5-Beat Rhythms 5/4, 5/2, 5/8
7-Beat Rhythms 7/4, 7/2, 7/8
Sam Ulano on Japanese drums with Moondog on oo and trimbas.
|11.||TRIMBAS IN QUARTERS
(a) In 5/4 time
(b) in 7/4 time.
A multiple recording containing a rustic dance with chant, a shrill motif on the recorder, vocal wailing and Moondog´s three note falsetto call. This is a study in retard.
|13.||TRIMBAS IN EIGHTHS
(a) In 5/8 time
(b) in 7/8 time
The maraca and clave are played on the drums heads exclusively.
|Other recordings of|
|Track 1||Honking Geese (Track 3)
Sax Pax for a Sax (Track 1)
Storfinger (Track 1)
|Track 12||SMC Pro Arte 2528 (Track 4)|
|Track 15||Sax Pax for a Sax (Track 4)|