An incredible 2CD set of 60s & 70s free and spiritual jazz from the vaults of Freedom Records – excellent material from the formative years of the free jazz 60s and the heart of the spiritual jazz 70s – compiled by DJ Toru Hashimoto of the legendary Free Soul and Cafe Apres Midi compilations series! Hashimito has shown well over the years his keen ear and impeccable taste, and this selection of top notch – featuring 60s cuts pivotal to the growth and evolution of the spirtitual jazz to come as well as deeply affecting numbers from the heart of it – with material from Ornette Coleman, Archie Shepp, Anthony Braxton, Dewey Redman, Oliver Lake
, Ted Curson, Albert Ayler and others. 21 track on 2CDs. Disc 1 (Shape Of Jazz To Come Revisited) includes "Happy Fool" by Ornette Coleman, "On The Nile" by Charles Tolliver, "Travelling Man" by Stanley Cowell, "Soprano Ballad" by Anthony Braxton, "Quiet Dawn" by Andrew Hill, "Closer" by Paul Bley and more. Disc 2 (Requiem For Soldiers Of October Revolution) includes "And They Danced" by Marion Brown & Leo Smith, "Lonely Blacks" by Oliver Lake
, "Queen Anne" by Noah Howard, "Tears For Dolphy" by Ted Curson, "Nefertitie" by Jan Garbarek, "Summertime" by Albert Ayler, "Eighty First Street
" by Gato Barbieri & Dollar Brand and more.
(Out of print. Includes obi.)