Carter Jefferson The Rise of Atlantis Numbered Limited Edition 180g Import LP (Translucent Green Vinyl)

Carter Jefferson

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180g Audiophile Vinyl LP!
Numbered, Limited Edition Translucent Green Vinyl - 1,000 Copies!

Carter Jefferson was an American jazz tenor saxophonist who first made name for himself as member of Woody Shaw's first working quintet. As a sideman, Carter played amongst many jazz icons, including Art Blakey, Walter Davis, Jr. and Jack Walrath. In 1978, he released his first and only solo studio album, The Rise of Atlantis, which was produced by Woody Shaw. For the recordings, Jefferson is backed by Terumasa Hino, Harry Whitaker, Clint Houston, Victor Lewis, Steve Thornton, Lani Groves, Shunzo Ono and John Hicks.

The Rise of Atlantis is available as a limited edition of 1,000 individually numbered copies on translucent green colored vinyl and includes liner notes by Michael Cuscuna on the back sleeve.


  • 180g Audiophile Vinyl
  • Jazz Tenor-Saxophonist Carter Jefferson's Only Recording as a Solo Artist
  • Sleeve Printed on Heavy Cardboard with Linen Laminate Finish
  • Liner Notes by Michael Cuscuna on Back Sleeve
  • Import
  • Made in the Netherlands
  • Limited edition of 1,000 individually numbered copies on Translucent Green Vinyl


Carter Jefferson tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone
Terumasa Hino trumpet, flugelhorn (Side 1)
Shunzo Ono trumpet (Side 2)
Harry Whitaker piano (Side 1)
John Hicks piano (Side 2)
Clint Houston bass
Victor Lewis drums
Steve Thornton congas, percussion (Side 1)
Lani Groves vocals ("Why" only)


Side 1:

  1. Why
  2. The Rise of Atlantis
  3. Wind Chimes

Side 2:

  1. Changing Trains
  2. Song for Gwen
  3. Blues for Wood

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