Originally Posted by 8Mile
It's not an oversight. That's a big part of the criticism of the Burns/Marsalis/Crouch take on jazz. Not much time for those who were part of the avant garde.
Shame, the DVD has many brilliant moments - both the video and tunes. It's just the omissions that frustrate - if it had a broader range it would have been perfect!
Irony is that Ra has all these Henderson style arrangements that in many ways are less hip than "the experimental sounds" (I loled at that) of Dizzy and Bird. Guess the Arkestra played too many straight 8s for Crouch and co :)