CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
View larger image       Image note

Transition

CD (Item 483338) Impulse, 1965 — Condition: Used
Out Of Stock

CD


4.70 5

There's no sense of "transition" here – as the album's an incredibly solid one, and stands with John Coltrane's best mid 60s work for Impulse – even if the session wasn't issued by the label until after his early death! The work builds strongly on the Love Supreme vibe – soaring, searching, and finding whole new space in jazz – but all with a unified conception that's driven by an unbridled sense of energy. The group here is the quartet with McCoy Tyner on piano, Jimmy Garrison on bass, and Elvin Jones on drums – and we're still quite puzzled why Impulse never managed to get this one released until a few years later! Titles include "Transition", "Dear Lord", and the side-long "Prayer and Meditation" suite.  © 1996-2014, Dusty Groove, Inc.


You might be interested in


CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Golden Age Of Jazz (Switzerland), 1962/1963. Used
No description available. CD
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Impulse/Verve, 1999. Used
No description available. CD
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Ellington At Newport
Columbia, 1956. Used
One of the first albums to ever issue recordings made at the Newport Jazz Festival – quite a big hit, and the beginning of a real trend in jazz! The set's also some great work by Duke – free to perform in a setting that's not bound by some of the time restrictions of earlier years, ... CD
 



Top