Ron Miles Rainbow Sign 180g 2LP
Ron Miles Rainbow Sign 180g 2LP
Genre: Jazz
Label: Blue Note
Size: 12"
Format: 33RPM,

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Ron Miles Rainbow Sign 180g 2LP

Ron Miles

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SKU:
UNILP31334
UPC:
602507313340

Blue Note Debut On 180g Double LP!

Stereophile: Performance 5/5 Stars / Sonics 5/5 Stars

One Of TAS' Ten Best Jazz Albums of 2020!

Cornetist and composer Ron Miles makes his Blue Note debut with Rainbow Sign, the follow-up to his widely acclaimed 2017 album I Am A Man, which reconvenes the same remarkable band featuring pianist Jason Moran, guitarist Bill Frisell, bassist Thomas Morgan and drummer Brian Blade. Miles wrote most of Rainbow Sign as his father was passing away in the summer of 2018, and the album is both a loving dedication and a riveting spiritual document that scores the journey from Earth to eternal peace.

Never, throughout this journey, does the music or the band lose its grip on a sense of swing or at least a bead of the blues, and usually there's much more than a bead. (One caveat: The album begins with a loud, ugly bleat. It lasts about 10 seconds; wait it out.) Miles blows cornet with a plangent, golden glow, mainly in the midrange, but he can veer into smears or rocket up the octaves when he wants. [Jason] Moran and Bill Frisell, two of the most versatile musicians on the scene, play off, against, or in tandem with each other with clairvoyant cool. Brian Blade intensifies the rhythm, doubling the beat or splitting it into atomized particles. [Thomas] Morgan lays down the time but twists it, too. There's a limber feel to this music, but the interplay is insouciantly tight. If there's a more inventive quintet right now, stretching the boundaries of mainstream jazz without breaking the frame, I haven't heard it... Rainbow Sign isn't merely the Recording of the Month: it's also, so far (I'm writing in late October), 2020's jazz record of the year.
-Fred Kaplan, Stereophile, Editor's Pick: Recording Of the Month, January 2021
With Rainbow Sign, Miles has accomplished more than releasing a fine album, accompanied by a special gathering of musical souls. While he has indeed produced one of the defining jazz recordings of the year 2020, he has as well spoken to the global coalition of jazz forms, in a single, unifying voice.
-Paul Rauch, All About Jazz, 4.5/5 Stars

Features

  • 180g Vinyl
  • Double LP
  • Gatefold jacket

Musicians

Ron Miles cornet
Jason Poran piano
Bill Frisell guitar
Thomas Morgan bass
Brian Blade drums

Selections

Side A:

  1. Like Those Who Dream

Side B:

  1. Queen Of The South
  2. Average

Side C:

  1. Rainbow Sign
  2. The Rumor
  3. Custodian Of The New

Side D:

  1. This Old Man
  2. Binder
  3. A Kind Word
Description

Blue Note Debut On 180g Double LP!

Stereophile: Performance 5/5 Stars / Sonics 5/5 Stars

One Of TAS' Ten Best Jazz Albums of 2020!

Cornetist and composer Ron Miles makes his Blue Note debut with Rainbow Sign, the follow-up to his widely acclaimed 2017 album I Am A Man, which reconvenes the same remarkable band featuring pianist Jason Moran, guitarist Bill Frisell, bassist Thomas Morgan and drummer Brian Blade. Miles wrote most of Rainbow Sign as his father was passing away in the summer of 2018, and the album is both a loving dedication and a riveting spiritual document that scores the journey from Earth to eternal peace.

Never, throughout this journey, does the music or the band lose its grip on a sense of swing or at least a bead of the blues, and usually there's much more than a bead. (One caveat: The album begins with a loud, ugly bleat. It lasts about 10 seconds; wait it out.) Miles blows cornet with a plangent, golden glow, mainly in the midrange, but he can veer into smears or rocket up the octaves when he wants. [Jason] Moran and Bill Frisell, two of the most versatile musicians on the scene, play off, against, or in tandem with each other with clairvoyant cool. Brian Blade intensifies the rhythm, doubling the beat or splitting it into atomized particles. [Thomas] Morgan lays down the time but twists it, too. There's a limber feel to this music, but the interplay is insouciantly tight. If there's a more inventive quintet right now, stretching the boundaries of mainstream jazz without breaking the frame, I haven't heard it... Rainbow Sign isn't merely the Recording of the Month: it's also, so far (I'm writing in late October), 2020's jazz record of the year.
-Fred Kaplan, Stereophile, Editor's Pick: Recording Of the Month, January 2021
With Rainbow Sign, Miles has accomplished more than releasing a fine album, accompanied by a special gathering of musical souls. While he has indeed produced one of the defining jazz recordings of the year 2020, he has as well spoken to the global coalition of jazz forms, in a single, unifying voice.
-Paul Rauch, All About Jazz, 4.5/5 Stars

Features

  • 180g Vinyl
  • Double LP
  • Gatefold jacket

Musicians

Ron Miles cornet
Jason Poran piano
Bill Frisell guitar
Thomas Morgan bass
Brian Blade drums

Selections

Side A:

  1. Like Those Who Dream

Side B:

  1. Queen Of The South
  2. Average

Side C:

  1. Rainbow Sign
  2. The Rumor
  3. Custodian Of The New

Side D:

  1. This Old Man
  2. Binder
  3. A Kind Word
ISBN
ASSOC
R
Genre
Jazz
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Artist
Ron Miles
Title
Rainbow Sign
Composer
Additional Artists
Jason Moran, Bill Frisell, Thomas Morgan, Brian Blade
Record Weight
180G
Record Speed
33RPM
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
08-21-2020
Release Date
10-07-2020
Scratch & Dent
0
Availability
Backordered
Format
Vinyl
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