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  Исполнитель(и) :
   Sanders, Pharoah  (Multi Instruments)
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  Наименование CD :

Год издания : 1971/1998

Компания звукозаписи : MCA Records, Impulse!

Музыкальный стиль : Post-Bop, Progressive Jazz, Saxophone Jazz

Время звучания : 41:58

Код CD : 051 253-2

  Комментарий (рецензия) :

CD, стоящие на полке рядом : Jazz (Free)      

Originally released in 1971.

Tracks 1 to 3 recorded 25 November, 1970 at The Record Plant, L.A.

Tracks 4 to 6 recorded 12 January 1971 at The Record Plant, NYC.

Digitally remastered from the original stereo master tapes.

Recorded with two different ensembles, Thembi was a departure from the slowly developing, side-long, mantra-like grooves Pharoah Sanders had been pursuing for most of his solo career. It's musically all over the map but, even if it lacks the same consistency of mood as many of Sanders' previous albums, it does offer an intriguingly wide range of relatively concise ideas, making it something of an anomaly in Sanders' prime period. Over the six selections, Sanders romps through a tremendous variety of instruments, including tenor, soprano, alto flute, fifes, the African bailophone, assorted small percussion, and even a cow horn. Perhaps because he's preoccupied elsewhere, there's relatively little of his trademark tenor screaming, limited mostly to the thunderous cacophony of "Red, Black & Green" and portions of "Morning Prayer." The compositions, too, try all sorts of different things. Keyboardist/pianist Lonnie Liston Smith's "Astral Traveling" is a shimmering, pastoral piece centered around his electric piano textures; "Love" is an intense, five-minute bass solo by Cecil McBee; and "Morning Prayer" and "Bailophone Dance" (which are segued together) add an expanded percussion section devoted exclusively to African instruments. If there's a unifying factor, it's the classic title track, which combines the softer lyricism of Sanders' soprano and Michael White's violin with the polyrhythmic grooves of the most Africanized material (not to mention a catchy bass riff). Some fans may gripe that Thembi isn't conceptually unified or intense enough, but it's rare to have this many different sides of Sanders coexisting in one place, and that's what makes the album such an interesting listen.

All Music Guide

  Соисполнители :

Anthony Wiles (Drums, Percussion)
Cecil McBee (Bass, Cymbals, Multi Instruments, Percussion)
Chief Bey (Percussion)
Clifford Jarvis (Drums, Multi Instruments)
James Bey (Drums, Percussion)
James Jordan (Cymbals, Percussion)
Lonnie Liston Smith (Keyboards, Multi Instruments, Percussion, Piano, Electric Piano)
Lonnie Liston White (Piano, Electric Piano)
Majid Shabazz (Drums, Percussion)
Michael White (Percussion, Violin)
Nat Bettis (Drums, Percussion)
Roy Haynes (Drums)

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Наименование трека



   1 Astral Traveling         0:05:51 Lonnie Liston Smith
   2 Red Black And Green         0:08:56 Pharoah Sanders
   3 Thembi         0:07:04 -"-
   4 Love     T       0:05:12 Cecil McBee
   5 Morning Prayer         0:09:11 Pharoah Sanders / Lonnie Liston Smith
   6 Bailophone Dance         0:05:44 Pharoah Sanders


 T   'щелкнуть' - переход к тексту композиции.

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