Never heard music from Don Cherry's important time in Sweden – two different live recordings that explode with righteous power right from the very first note! Cherry really took off musically during his time in Sweden – exploring rich new ideas that had never come up in his music with ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Early 70s greatness from Don Cherry – a double album's worth of profoundly spiritual soundscapes paired with lots of weird effects – and a very laidback groove overall! Tracks are written by Cherry, Terry Riley, Pharoah Sanders, and Nana Vasconcelos – and include performances ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Bengt Hambraeus —
CCS #20 ... CD Caprice (Austria), 1993. Used ...
Definitely a well-titled set – given that the early 50s were some real breakout years for jazz in Sweden – a time when the nation's scene rose to become one of the most compelling in Europe – and gained a fair bit of followers from the US, too! The work here is incredible – ... (Jazz) read moreCD
Swedish jazz takes it to the next level – drawing on all the growth and development of the early 50s, and really finding their own voice in the latter half of the decade! Some of the work here still feels like the best Swedish stuff of a few years before – almost west coast modern, ... (Jazz) read moreCD