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Our purpose is to gather, catalog and distribute as many recordings of music made at Nature’s Table as possible.
22 recordings in the archive as of October 2022.
Read Jeff Michel’s book on Nature’s Table here (PDF): Nature’s_Table_The_Book
It’s been a long time now, and not many remember how it was in the old days, not really. Not even those who were there to see and hear it as it happened, and who shared, night after night, the mysterious spell created by the talk, the laughter, grease paint, powder, perfume, sweat, alcohol, and food — all blended and simmering, like a stew on the restaurant range, and brought to a sustained moment of elusive meaning by the timbres and accents of musical instruments…
-Ralph Ellison, “The Golden Age, Time Past”