The Fire from Within

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The Fire from Within
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Studio album by
Billy Bang Sextet
Released1984
RecordedSeptember 19 & 29, 1984
Genre Jazz
Length47:04
Label Soul Note
Producer Giovanni Bonandrini
Billy Bang chronology
Outline No. 12
(1983)
The Fire from Within
(1984)
Live at Carlos 1
(1986)

The Fire from Within is an album by the American jazz violinist Billy Bang recorded in 1984 and released on the Italian Soul Note label. [1]

Contents

Reception

The Allmusic review by Stephen Cook awarded the album 4½ stars stating "Billy Bang's The Fire From Within nicely shows off the violinist's unique approach to post-bop jazz from swingers to ballads, trad to free... A perfect entrée for Billy Bang newcomers". [2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
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Track listing

All compositions by Billy Bang
  1. "The Glow of Awareness" - 5:38
  2. "The Nagual Julian" - 5:46
  3. "The Shift Below" - 6:24
  4. "Petty Tyrants" - 5:32
  5. "The New Seers" - 10:41
  6. "The Mold of Man" - 7:34
  7. "Inorganic Beings" - 5:29
  • Recorded at Vanguard Studios in New York City on September 19 & 29, 1984

Personnel

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References

  1. Soul Note discography accessed July 11, 2011
  2. 1 2 Cook, S. Allmusic Review accessed July 11, 2011
  3. 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.