Michael Blake
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A Tale of Two (Too Unsung) Tenors -- Saxophone Tenors, That Is
23 Oct 2012 // 6:20 PM

Bill McHenry and Michael Blake are both tenor saxophonists in their 40s who play with imagination beyond convention—and ought to be known more widely. October brings brilliant recordings from both.


Michael Blake: Tiddy Boom
21 Jan 2015 // 9:03 PM

A relaxed but interesting tribute to tenor sax giants Coleman Hawkins and Lester Young from one of today's most eloquent players.

//Mixed media

Notes, Hoaxes, and Jokes: Silkworm's 'Lifestyle' - "Ooh La La"

// Sound Affects

"Lifestyle's penultimate track eases the pace and finds fresh nuance and depth in a rock classic, as Silkworm offer their take on the Faces' "Ooh La La".

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