2004-04-21

– THE SHACK STREAM –
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– SHACK THOUGHTS –
Standing out as one of the most incredible run of shows MMW has ever played, these April 2004 gigs of 100% improvisation exhibit the band at the height of their SHACK skills, pulling endless melodies and grooves out of thin air, along with the usual visits to more out-there/open space.

Each night encores with a tune intended for release on End Of the World Party (Just In Case) later in 2004 — Whiney Bitches never made it to the US release, but I think was on the Japanese release, and was later found on the Note Bleu-Best of the Blue Note Years 1998-2005 compilation disc.

All that to say: Dig into these gigs of pure musical exploration … you won’t be disappointed.

enjoy the grooves,
dug


  • MEDESKI MARTIN & WOOD
    Download MMW gig Read MMW txt file Café du Nord, San Francisco, CA
    Wednesday, April 21, 2004
    2004-04-21.dpa4023.23965.t-flac16
    Set 1: Improv > Improv > Open Improv > Improv > Improv > Open Improv > Improv > Improv > Bass Solo > Bass’n’Percussion > Improv > Improv

    Set 2: Improv > Improv > Open Improv > Improv > Open Improv > Improv > Drum Solo > Improv > Open Improv > Improv > Improv > Improv

    Encore: Queen Bee


– SET I (tracks 1-7) –
– SET II (tracks 8-16) –

Medeski & Wood 2004-05-28 @Harmony Park Music Garden, Geneva, MN

Medeski & Wood 2004-05-28 @Harmony Park Music Garden, Geneva, MN



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  1. I’ve been listening to the 2004 April shows again recently. These shows are well worth revisiting!

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