The Art Ensemble Of Chicago The Spiritual 180g LP
The Art Ensemble Of Chicago The Spiritual 180g LP
Genre: Jazz
Label: ORG Music
Size: 12"
Format: 33RPM,

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The Art Ensemble Of Chicago The Spiritual 180g LP

The Art Ensemble Of Chicago

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SKU:
OMLP2121
UPC:
711574899111

180g Audiophile Grade Vinyl LP!
Mastered For Vinyl At Infrasonic Mastering!
Pressed At Pallas Group In Germany!

The Spiritual, a free jazz album recorded by The Art Ensemble of Chicago in 1974, finds the group of stellar musicians at their creative peak. With various types of percussion, though the absence of a traditional drummer, the ensemble is able to create vivid, freeing compositions without the confines of conventional structure. The quartet, consisting of Joseph Jarman, Roscoe Mitchell, Lester Bowie and Malachi Favors, explore the depths of Avant-Garde Jazz through a means that has yet to be touched on in a comparable capacity.

Previously released on red color vinyl exclusively for Record Store Day, The Spiritual will now be widely available on 180gram black vinyl.

The Art Ensemble of Chicago at their artistic height
-4/5 Stars, AllMusic
In the mid-late '60s boom of experimental jazz groups, the Art Ensemble Of Chicago (AEC) was (and still is) perhaps the most avant-garde of them all. In fact, it's hard to classify them as jazz; sure, they use instruments traditionally used throughout the genre, but their loosely structured music relies more on unusual percussion, atmospheric quiet, and minimalism than it does traditional compositional ideas. Out of print for decades and still unavailable on streaming services, The Spiritual perfectly demonstrates everything the AEC excels at. ORG Music's reissue, limited to 1500 copies for Record Store Day 2019, comes digitally remastered by Infrasonic Mastering's Dave Gardner, cut at SST, pressed at Pallas on dead-silent red vinyl (my copy has not a single surface artifact on side one, and barely any on side two), and is complete with new (and in my opinion superior) artwork. If you can't get the initial red vinyl press, ORG Music recently announced a standard black vinyl run which hopefully will be just as good.
-Malachi Lui, Analog Planet's Best Reissues of the Decade, March 2020

Features

  • 180g Audiophile-Grade Vinyl
  • Black Vinyl
  • Mastered for vinyl by Dave Gardner at Infrasonic Mastering
  • Pressed at Pallas Group in Germany
  • New cover artwork by collage artist Eric Gardner

Musicians

Lester Bowie trumpet, flugelhorn, horns, bass drum
Roscoe Mitchell alto, soprano & bass saxophones, clarinet, flute, whistles, siren, bells, percussion
Joseph Jarman alto, soprano & tenor saxophones, clarinet, oboe, flute, piano, harpsichord, guitar, percussion
Malachi Favors bass, Fender bass, banjo, cythar, percussion

Selections

Side A:

  1. Toro
  2. Lori Song
  3. That The Evening Sky Fell Through The Glass Wall And We Stood Alone Somewhere?

Side B:

  1. The Spiritual
Description

180g Audiophile Grade Vinyl LP!
Mastered For Vinyl At Infrasonic Mastering!
Pressed At Pallas Group In Germany!

The Spiritual, a free jazz album recorded by The Art Ensemble of Chicago in 1974, finds the group of stellar musicians at their creative peak. With various types of percussion, though the absence of a traditional drummer, the ensemble is able to create vivid, freeing compositions without the confines of conventional structure. The quartet, consisting of Joseph Jarman, Roscoe Mitchell, Lester Bowie and Malachi Favors, explore the depths of Avant-Garde Jazz through a means that has yet to be touched on in a comparable capacity.

Previously released on red color vinyl exclusively for Record Store Day, The Spiritual will now be widely available on 180gram black vinyl.

The Art Ensemble of Chicago at their artistic height
-4/5 Stars, AllMusic
In the mid-late '60s boom of experimental jazz groups, the Art Ensemble Of Chicago (AEC) was (and still is) perhaps the most avant-garde of them all. In fact, it's hard to classify them as jazz; sure, they use instruments traditionally used throughout the genre, but their loosely structured music relies more on unusual percussion, atmospheric quiet, and minimalism than it does traditional compositional ideas. Out of print for decades and still unavailable on streaming services, The Spiritual perfectly demonstrates everything the AEC excels at. ORG Music's reissue, limited to 1500 copies for Record Store Day 2019, comes digitally remastered by Infrasonic Mastering's Dave Gardner, cut at SST, pressed at Pallas on dead-silent red vinyl (my copy has not a single surface artifact on side one, and barely any on side two), and is complete with new (and in my opinion superior) artwork. If you can't get the initial red vinyl press, ORG Music recently announced a standard black vinyl run which hopefully will be just as good.
-Malachi Lui, Analog Planet's Best Reissues of the Decade, March 2020

Features

  • 180g Audiophile-Grade Vinyl
  • Black Vinyl
  • Mastered for vinyl by Dave Gardner at Infrasonic Mastering
  • Pressed at Pallas Group in Germany
  • New cover artwork by collage artist Eric Gardner

Musicians

Lester Bowie trumpet, flugelhorn, horns, bass drum
Roscoe Mitchell alto, soprano & bass saxophones, clarinet, flute, whistles, siren, bells, percussion
Joseph Jarman alto, soprano & tenor saxophones, clarinet, oboe, flute, piano, harpsichord, guitar, percussion
Malachi Favors bass, Fender bass, banjo, cythar, percussion

Selections

Side A:

  1. Toro
  2. Lori Song
  3. That The Evening Sky Fell Through The Glass Wall And We Stood Alone Somewhere?

Side B:

  1. The Spiritual
ISBN
ASSOC
R
Genre
Jazz
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
1.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Artist
The Art Ensemble Of Chicago
Title
The Spiritual
Composer
Additional Artists
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
02-13-2020
Release Date
02-24-2020
Scratch & Dent
0
Availability
In Stock
Format
Vinyl
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