The Feel Trio (Paperback)

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I find there is something very interesting and unique at work in all of Fred Moten's writing. He is obviously deeply versed in political theory and philosophy, but his intelligence manifests in a loose, even funky, way. He uses repetition and overlapping, stutter-steps and deep slang, to get a groove going. There are delicate moments of tenderness and anger, resistance and community, resonating throughout his work. I believe he is one of the most exciting poet's writing today.

— From John


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, that's 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 nobody's business. I kept trying to visit the uncounted space James Brown forms around the one. To celebrate the varieties of black devotion. But coalition can't be too easy; it's in our nature not to come naturally lyrically, beautifully violently. The organizing principles, in our extramusical tailor's retrofit of fitting, sharp as a tack from the tone worlds of east by southeast of Sheffield, the Bronx's 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
Product Details
ISBN: 9780988713710
ISBN-10: 0988713713
Publisher: Letter Machine Editions
Publication Date: April 15th, 2014
Pages: 104
Language: English