80° Below '82

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80° Below '82
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Studio album by
Air
Released1982
RecordedJanuary 23–24, 1982
StudioRight Track Recording Studio, New York City
Genre Jazz
Length36:33
Label Antilles
Producer Air Productions
Air chronology
Air Mail
(1980)
80° Below '82
(1982)
Live at Montreal International Jazz Festival
(1983)

80° Below '82 is an album by the improvisational collective Air featuring Henry Threadgill, Steve McCall and Fred Hopkins recorded in 1982 for the Antilles label. [1]

Contents

Reception

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 3 stars, stating, "This blues-oriented set is more accessible than many of Air's previous recordings without watering down the explorative nature of this always-interesting group". [2] The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide said it "captures the telepathic agreement of Air's members in full glory". [3]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
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The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide Star full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svg [3]

Track listing

All compositions by Henry Threadgill except where noted.

  1. "Chicago Breakdown" (Jelly Roll Morton) – 7:58
  2. "The Traveller" – 9:28
  3. "80° Below '82" – 8:02
  4. "Do Tell" – 9:50

Personnel

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References

  1. Backstrom, L. & Lopez, R. Henry Threadgill discography accessed February 11, 2010
  2. 1 2 Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed February 11, 2010.
  3. 1 2 Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 6. ISBN   0-394-72643-X.