Flowers Around Cleveland

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Flowers Around Cleveland
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Live album by David Murray
Released 1995
Recorded May 16–17, 1995
Genre Jazz
Length68:34
Label Bleu Regard
David Murray chronology
David Murray Quintet
(1994)
Flowers Around Cleveland
(1995)
Dark Star: The Music of the Grateful Dead
(1996)

Flowers Around Cleveland is an album by David Murray released on the French Bleu Regard label. It was released in 1995 and features seven quartet performances by Murray with Bobby Few, John Betsch, and Jean Jacques Avenel.

David Murray (saxophonist) American jazz musician (tenor saxophone and bass clarinet)

David Murray is an American jazz musician who plays tenor saxophone and bass clarinet mainly. He has recorded prolifically for many record labels since the mid-1970s.

Bobby Few American musician

Bobby Few is an American jazz pianist and vocalist.

John Betsch American musician

John Betsch is an American jazz drummer.

Contents

Reception

The Allmusic review by Thom Jurek awarded the album 4 stars stating "This is one of Murray's records to seek out.". [1]

Professional ratings
Review scores
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Track listing

  1. "Fantasy Rainbow" – 8:33
  2. "Few's Blues" (Few) – 8:06
  3. "The Desagregation of Our Children" – 10:36
  4. "Sorrow Song (For W.E.B. Dubois)" – 10:52
  5. "Dakar Darkness" – 6:35
  6. "When the Monarchs Come to Town" – 9:09
  7. "Flowers Around Cleveland" (Avenel, Betsch, Few, Murray) – 8:43
All compositions by David Murray except as indicated
Recorded May 16 & 17, 1995

Personnel

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References

  1. 1 2 Jurek, T. Allmusic Review accessed September 7, 2011