Rainbow Gladiator

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Rainbow Gladiator
Rainbow Gladiator.jpg
Studio album by
Billy Bang Quintet
Released1981
RecordedJune 10 & 11, 1981
Genre Jazz
Length37:11
Label Soul Note
Billy Bang chronology
Sweet Space
(1979)
Rainbow Gladiator
(1981)
Invitation
(1982)

Rainbow Gladiator is an album by the American jazz violinist Billy Bang recorded in 1981 and released on the Italian Soul Note label. [1]

Contents

Reception

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars calling it "a good introduction to his music for those who have an open mind toward adventurous jazz". [2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
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Track listing

All compositions by Billy Bang
  1. "Rainbow Gladiator" - 14:19
  2. "Ebony Minstrel Man" - 4:16
  3. "New York After Dark" - 7:20
  4. "Broken Strings" - 2:44
  5. "Yaa - Woman Born on Thursday" - 5:09
  6. "Bang's Bounce" - 3:23
  • Recorded at Barigozzi Studio in Milano, Italy on June 10 & 11, 1981

Personnel

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References

  1. Soul Note discography accessed July 11, 2011
  2. 1 2 Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed July 11, 2011
  3. Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 18. ISBN   0-394-72643-X.
  4. Cook, Richard; Brian Morton (2008). The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings. The Penguin Guide to Jazz (9th ed.). London: Penguin. p. 74. ISBN   978-0-14-103401-0.