Thoughts (album)

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Studio album by
RecordedMay 16, 1985
Paul Robeson House - Bennington College, Bennington, VT
Genre Jazz
Label Soul Note
SN 1111
Producer Giovanni Bonandrini
Bill Dixon chronology
November 1981
Son of Sisyphus

Thoughts is an album by American jazz trumpeter Bill Dixon recorded in 1985 and released on the Italian Soul Note label. [1]



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In his review for AllMusic, Scott Yanow states "The music (six originals, including the four-part suite "For Nelson and Winnie") is quite adventurous, yet thoughtful, disturbing without being forbidding." [2]

Track listing

All compositions by Bill Dixon
  1. "Thoughts" - 11:20
  2. "Windows" - 4:40
  3. "For Nelson and Winnie" -18:53
  4. "A Song for Claudia's Children" - 11:10
  5. "Brothers" - 8:30
  6. "Points" - 8:45


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  1. Stubenrauch, R., Bill Dixon discography accessed November 16, 2014
  2. 1 2 Yanow, Scott. Bill Dixon - Thoughts: Review at AllMusic . Retrieved November 18, 2014.