Poetry. African American Studies. Music. California Interest. THE FEEL TRIO is Cecil Taylor, Tony Oxley and William Parker. Or is it that THE FEEL TRIO are Cecil Taylor, Tony Oxley and William Parker? See, thats the amazing problem and chance, right there! In the wake and air and light of THE FEEL TRIO, what it bears and what propels them, which is everything in particular, THE FEEL TRIO tries to put some things together. Alabama runs through those things like nobodys business. I kept trying to visit the uncounted space James Brown forms around the one. To celebrate the varieties of black devotion. But coalition cant be too easy; its in our nature not to come naturally lyrically, beautifully violently. The organizing principles, in our extramusical tailors retrofit of fitting, sharp as a tack from the tone worlds of east by southeast of Sheffield, the Bronxs compassionate project/s and fly, flaired, flared Corona: listen to everything, relax the shape, approach with love, be worthy of a lovely t!
***National Book Award Finalist, 2014
Finalist for the 2014 National Book Award for Poetry