Moondog - More Moondog (Mega Blowout Sale)

SKU 15-Hallmark 715802
Moondog was a mostly self-taught blind composer who was a fixture on streetcorners in Manhattan from the 1940's through the early 1970's, playing his compositions for whatever passersby would give him and also selling printed music. He befriended Charlie Parker and Benny Goodman among others, and my wife remembers cutting out of high school, hitch-hiking to NYC and seeing him on the street corner.
He belongs to that rare and wonderful American maverick composer school that produced Charles Ives and Harry Partch, among others. This is his second Prestige album, complete on one CD and, it features his usual charming mix of rounds, percussion and 5/4 and 7/4 rhythms and more importantly, like all of his work, it's essential listening for fans of old weird America.
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