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Marcus Shelby Audio Stream

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1. Black/Note, "Fourth Grade" (Shelby). 43rd & Degnan (World Stage, 1991).

2. Black/Note, "Elizabeth Brown" (Shelby). LA Underground (Red Records RR 123259.2, 1994 [rec. March 31, 1993]).

3. & 4 Black/Note, "Call Me In the Morning" (Shelby) and "Maisha" (Shelby)  Jungle Music (Columbia CK 57825, 1994 [rec. November 10-11, 1993]).

5. Black/Note, "Double Indemnity" (Shelby).  Nothin' But the Swing (Impulse! IMPD-177, 1996).

6. Marcus Shelby and the JazzAntiqua Music Ensemble, "Slapping 7th Avenue With the Sole of My Shoe."  Midtown Sunset, Volume 1 (Noir, 1998 [rec. June 1, 1997]).

7. Marcus Shelby Trio, “Open Letter.”  Un Faux Pas! (One False Move) (Noir, 1997 [rec. Sep. 23, 1997]).

8. Marcus Shelby Trio, “20th and Mission.”  Sophisticate (Noir, 1998)
9. Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra, "Maia."  The Lights Suite (Noir, 2001)
10. Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra, "Work Routine 1."  Port Chicago (Noir, 2006).

Harriet Tubman

11.-14. Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra featuring Faye Carol
"Ashanti Stomp," "Ben (Passin' Tme)" (vocal: Kenny Washington), “Life on the Chesapeake" and ”Freedom Trail."  Bound for the Promised Land: Harriet Tubman (Noir, 2008). 

Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra
"Bound for the Promised Land"


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