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  Наименование CD :
   The Cry Of My People

Год издания : 1973

Компания звукозаписи : Impulse!

Музыкальный стиль : Free Jazz, Jazz-Funk, Modern Big Band, Saxophone Jazz

Время звучания : 43:07

Код CD : AS-9231

  Комментарий (рецензия) :

CD, стоящие на полке рядом : Jazz (Free - Avant-Garde)      

Recorded September 25-27, 1972 at Allegro Sound Studios, New York City.

Mixed at The Village Recorder, Los Angeles.

Originally issued in 1973.

Remastered at Sundazed Studios, Coxsackie, NY.

Recorded in 1972 with a core band of Leroy Jenkins, Cornell Dupree (!), Jimmy Garrison, and Charles McGhee, Shepp supplemented these proceedings in much the same way he did with the cast of Attica Blues, with gospel singers, big bands, quintets, sextets, and chamber orchestras, with guests that included Harold Mabern on piano, Bernard "Pretty" Purdie on drums, and Ron Carter on electric bass! Recorded during a period in which Shepp was reaching out of the jazz idiom to include all of what he perceived to be "trans-African" music at the time, there is gutbucket R&B here, as well as the sweetly soul gospel of "Rest Enough." The charts' arrangements are a combination of Ellington's more pastoral moods - usually expressed in his suites - and the more darkly complex modal stylings of George Russell. Unlike some of Shepp's dates from this period, the vocals do not detract from the mix employed here. This is an urban record that showcases Shepp's ability, at this time in his career, to literally take on any project, combine as many sources as he was permitted by his financial resources, and come up with something compelling, provocative, and soulful. All extremes are subsumed by the whole: The avant-garde free jazz of the period is covered in the large-ensemble playing, which is covered by the gospel and R&B stylings that are accented by the free jazz players. Shepp worked with many larger ensembles as a leader, but never did he achieve such a perfect balance as he did on The Cry of My People. Given that the remastered version - with excellent liner notes, superb sound, and a gorgeous package - is being issued during an election year in the United States, its poignancy and urgency couldn't be more timely.

All Music Guide

  Соисполнители :

Andre Franklin (Vocals, Background Vocals)
Barbara White (Vocals, Background Vocals)
Beaver Harris (Drums)
Bernard 'Pretty' Purdie (Drums)
Cal Massey (Conductor)
Charles 'Majeed' Greenlee (Conductor, Trombone)
Charles McGhee (Trumpet)
Charles Stephens (Trombone)
Cornell Dupree (Guitar)
Dave Burrell (Conductor, Piano)
Gayle Dixon (Violin)
Guilherme Franco (Percussion)
Harold Mabern (Piano)
Jimmy Garrison (Bass)
Joe Lee Wilson (Vocals)
John Blake (Violin)
Judy White (Background Vocals)
Leroy Jenkins (Violin)
Mark Stephens (Vocals)
Mildred Lane (Vocals, Background Vocals)
Nene DeFense (Bongos, Conga, Percussion, Tambourine)
Noel De Costa (Violin)
Pat Dixon (Cello)
Peggy Blue (Vocals)
Peggy Franklin (Vocals)
Romulus Franceschini (Conductor)
Ron Carter (Bass)
Terry Quaye (Conga, Tambourine, Vocals)

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Наименование трека



   1 Rest Enough (Song To Mother)         0:04:41 Archie Shepp
   2 A Prayer         0:06:30 Cal Massey
   3 All God's Children Got A Home In The Universe         0:02:59 Archie Shepp
   4 The Lady         0:05:32  
   5 The Cry Of My People         0:05:45 Cal Massey
   6 African Drum Suite, Pt. 1-2         0:00:36 W.G. Harris
   7 African Drum Suite, Pt. 2         0:07:34  
   8 Come Sunday         0:09:30 Duke Ellington


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