The Circle of Time

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The Circle of Time
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Studio album by
Released1983
RecordedFebruary 3 & 4, 1983
Genre Jazz
Length44:18
Label Black Saint
Producer Giovanni Bonandrini
Amina Claudine Myers chronology
Salutes Bessie Smith
(1980)
The Circle of Time
(1983)
Jumping in the Sugar Bowl
(1984)

The Circle of Time is the fourth album by American pianist Amina Claudine Myers featuring performances recorded in 1983 for the Italian Black Saint label.

Contents

Reception

The Allmusic review by Michael G. Nastos awarded the album 4½ stars stating "Myers freely explores jazz, blues, and gospel-tinged creative music in her own inimitable way. All of these six pieces were written by Myers, each showcasing a different side of her joyous persona, making her music deep, listenable, tuneful, and emotional". [1]

Professional ratings
Review scores
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Track listing

All compositions by Amina Claudine Myers
  1. "Louisville" - 6:50
  2. "Plowed Fields" - 7:08
  3. "Do You Wanna Be Saved" - 8:13
  4. "Christine" - 8:58
  5. "The Clock" - 6:26
  6. "The Circle of Time" - 6:43
  • Recorded at Barigozzi Studio in Milano, Italy on February 3 & 4, 1983

Personnel

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References

  1. 1 2 Nastos, M. G. Allmusic Review accessed May 31, 2011
  2. Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 150. ISBN   0-394-72643-X.
  3. Cook, Richard; Morton, Brian (2008). The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings (9th ed.). Penguin. p. 1065. ISBN   978-0-141-03401-0.