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Год издания : 1969

Компания звукозаписи : Blue Note

Музыкальный стиль : Post-Bop, Hard Bop, Vibraphone/Marimba Jazz

Время звучания : 1:08:31

Код CD : 7243 4 97508 2 1

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CD, стоящие на полке рядом : Jazz (Vibes)      

Recorded on August 11, 1969 (#1-6) and November 11, 1968 (#7-11) at the Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey

#1-6 originally issued as "Medina" (Blue Note LT-1086); #7-11 originally issued on "Spiral" (Blue Note LT 996).

#7-11: bonus tracks

A most welcome CD reissue, Medina/Spiral pairs two accomplished sessions by the Bobby Hutcherson-Harold Land quintet from 1968 and 1969 (neither was officially released until 1979-80), which marked the first two times the official lineup of Hutcherson, tenor saxophonist/flautist Land, pianist Stanley Cowell, bassist Reggie Johnson, and drummer Joe Chambers all recorded together as a unit. In one sense, it's understandable why this music stayed on the shelf for over a decade: it didn't fit the late-'60s zeitgeist. It had nothing to do with fusion, and it wasn't aggressively far-out like much of the avant-garde had gotten. Yet, on the other hand, it isn't so understandable - the music was quite good, often excellent, and the quintet had a knack for making sophisticated, mainstream-leaning modal post-bop sound surprisingly soulful. Granted, these albums may have been a shade less distinctive than Hutcherson's earliest sessions, but the levels of composition and execution remained top-notch. Every composition is by a group member - Hutcherson has three, Cowell and Chambers four apiece, with Land contributing one. Soulful yet firmly modern, this group was solid from top to bottom, and with Total Eclipse out of print, Medina/Spiral is the best available introduction to their underappreciated work.

One track from the original Spiral LP, "Jasper," was left off this reissue; however, since it was an outtake from Dialogue, it didn't really fit to begin with, and was more at home as a bonus track on Blue Note's CD reissue of that album.

All Music Guide

  Соисполнители :

Harold Land (Flute, Tenor Saxophone)
Joe Chambers (Drums)
Reggie Johnson (Bass)
Stanley Cowell (Piano)

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Наименование трека



   1 Avis         0:06:44 Bobby Hutcherson
   2 Comes Spring         0:03:22 -"-
   3 Dave's Chant         0:05:19 Stanley Cowell
   4 Orientale         0:05:53 -"-
   5 Medina         0:10:58 Joe Chambers
   6 Ungano         0:08:04 -"-
   7 Ruth         0:07:52 -"-
   8 The Wedding March         0:03:55 Stanley Cowell
   9 Poor People's March         0:06:18 Harold Land
   10 Spiral         0:06:16 Joe Chambers
   11 Visions     T       0:03:50 Bobby Hutcherson


 T   'щелкнуть' - переход к тексту композиции.

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