The Charles Lloyd Quartet The Flowering 180g LP
The Charles Lloyd Quartet The Flowering 180g LP
Genre: Jazz
Size: 12"
Format: 33RPM,

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The Charles Lloyd Quartet The Flowering 180g LP

The Charles Lloyd Quartet

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High Quality Pure Analogue 180g Vinyl LP!

It might be hard to believe but there was once a jazz musician who was well known and well loved even in the global flower-power pop scene - and not just in San Francisco's Haight Ashbury. The name was and is Charles Lloyd. He appeared in the great concert halls (e.g. Fillmore West) and skillful marketing launched his LPs into the hit parades in the Sixties. It was clear then that European festival organizers from Molde to Antibes, from San Sebastian to Warsaw battled for appearances by this legendary quartet.

In 1966 the original quartet was composed of Lloyd, Keith Jarrett, Cecil McBee and Jack DeJohnette who offered the public mixture of pop and jazz that was sometimes catchy, often ambitious and demanding, in some measure passionate, but always original. All this spiced up standard works and got the audience tapping their feet and snapping their fingers.

The present LP begins with one of these standard works, Kurt Weill's "Speak Low", and thus opens our ears for 43 minutes of relaxed listening. One notices that the control has not been handed over to free jazz players of the day. The impressionist sounds of the young Keith Jarrett fit in perfectly, and Jack DeJohnette had not yet moved into the realms of Miles Davis and his electric phase. A tip for great listening is Gabor Szabo's composition "Gypsy 66", which is reminiscent of their time together with the other top drummer of the day, Chico Hamilton.

All in all, this is a highly successful live production by Atlantic Records! (In their archives, by the way, are about a dozen unreleased Charles Lloyd recordings that are waiting to see the light of day.) In general, the present recording is rated higher than the LP "In Europe", because the compositions leave behind a stronger impression on the listener.

This Speakers Corner LP was remastered using pure analogue components only, from the master tapes through to the cutting head.

Recording: July 1966 live at Aulaen Hall, Oslo (Norway)

Features

  • 180g High Quality Vinyl
  • Pure Analogue
  • Made from the original, analogue mastertapes

Musicians

Charles Lloyd tenor saxophone, flute
Keith Jarrett piano
Cecil McBee bass
Jack DeJohnette drums

Selections

Side One:

  1. Speak Low
  2. Love-In / Island Blues
  3. Wilpan's

Side Two:

  1. Gypsy '66
  2. Goin' To Memphis / Island Blues
Description

High Quality Pure Analogue 180g Vinyl LP!

It might be hard to believe but there was once a jazz musician who was well known and well loved even in the global flower-power pop scene - and not just in San Francisco's Haight Ashbury. The name was and is Charles Lloyd. He appeared in the great concert halls (e.g. Fillmore West) and skillful marketing launched his LPs into the hit parades in the Sixties. It was clear then that European festival organizers from Molde to Antibes, from San Sebastian to Warsaw battled for appearances by this legendary quartet.

In 1966 the original quartet was composed of Lloyd, Keith Jarrett, Cecil McBee and Jack DeJohnette who offered the public mixture of pop and jazz that was sometimes catchy, often ambitious and demanding, in some measure passionate, but always original. All this spiced up standard works and got the audience tapping their feet and snapping their fingers.

The present LP begins with one of these standard works, Kurt Weill's "Speak Low", and thus opens our ears for 43 minutes of relaxed listening. One notices that the control has not been handed over to free jazz players of the day. The impressionist sounds of the young Keith Jarrett fit in perfectly, and Jack DeJohnette had not yet moved into the realms of Miles Davis and his electric phase. A tip for great listening is Gabor Szabo's composition "Gypsy 66", which is reminiscent of their time together with the other top drummer of the day, Chico Hamilton.

All in all, this is a highly successful live production by Atlantic Records! (In their archives, by the way, are about a dozen unreleased Charles Lloyd recordings that are waiting to see the light of day.) In general, the present recording is rated higher than the LP "In Europe", because the compositions leave behind a stronger impression on the listener.

This Speakers Corner LP was remastered using pure analogue components only, from the master tapes through to the cutting head.

Recording: July 1966 live at Aulaen Hall, Oslo (Norway)

Features

  • 180g High Quality Vinyl
  • Pure Analogue
  • Made from the original, analogue mastertapes

Musicians

Charles Lloyd tenor saxophone, flute
Keith Jarrett piano
Cecil McBee bass
Jack DeJohnette drums

Selections

Side One:

  1. Speak Low
  2. Love-In / Island Blues
  3. Wilpan's

Side Two:

  1. Gypsy '66
  2. Goin' To Memphis / Island Blues
ISBN
ASSOC
R
Genre
Jazz
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
4.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Artist
The Charles Lloyd Quartet
Title
The Flowering
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
08-26-2019
Release Date
12-20-2019
Availability
In Stock
Format
Vinyl
Scratch & Dent
0
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