Black Science (Steve Coleman album)

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Black Science
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Studio album by
Steve Coleman and Five Elements
Released1991
RecordedDecember 1990
Systems Two, Brooklyn NY
Genre Jazz
Label Novus
PD/PL 83119
Producer Steve Coleman
Steve Coleman chronology
Rhythm People
(1990)
Black Science
(1991)
Phase Space
(1991)

Black Science is an album by saxophonist Steve Coleman and his band Five Elements recorded in 1990 and released on the Novus label. [1] [2]

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Reception

The AllMusic review by Scott Yanow states, "Altoist Steve Coleman's CD is recommended as a good example of his music. The improvisations are dynamic, unpredictable, and quite original... Coleman, who wrote all but one of the originals, is the dominant force behind this often-disturbing but generally stimulating music". [3]

Professional ratings
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Track listing

All compositions by Steve Coleman except as indicated

  1. "The X Format" - 6:45
  2. "Twister" - 7:48
  3. "Turbulence" - 6:22
  4. "Beyond All We Know" - 4:10
  5. "A Vial of Calm" - 7:06
  6. "Black Phonemics" (David Gilmore, Steve Coleman) - 4:01
  7. "Ghost Town" (Dave Mills, Steve Coleman) - 6:56
  8. "Magneto" (James Weidman) - 2:52
  9. "Cross-Fade" - 3:07
  10. "Black Phonemics (Reprise)" - 1:50

Personnel

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References

  1. Steve Coleman discography, accessed July 22, 2014
  2. Steve Coleman sessionography, accessed July 22, 2014
  3. 1 2 Yanow, S., Allmusic Review accessed July 22, 2014