Valve No. 10

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Valve No. 10
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Studio album by
Billy Bang Quartet
Released1988
RecordedMarch 8 & 9, 1988
Genre Jazz
Length47:34
Label Soul Note
Producer Giovanni Bonandrini
Billy Bang chronology
Live at Carlos 1
(1986)
Valve No. 10
(1988)
A Tribute to Stuff Smith
(1992)

Valve No. 10 is an album by the American jazz violinist Billy Bang recorded in 1988 and released on the Italian Soul Note label. [1]

Contents

Reception

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 2½ stars stating "Bang combines a strong technique with a primitive sound and it may take listeners a little while to get used to his tone". [2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
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Track listing

All compositions by Billy Bang except as indicated
  1. "P.M." (Paul Mitchell, Sirone) - 5:45
  2. "Valve No. 10" - 9:12
  3. "September 23rd" - 5:49
  4. "Improvisation for Four" - 4:08
  5. "Bien-Hoa Blues" - 4:56
  6. "Holiday for Flowers" (William Parker) - 5:28
  7. "Lonnie's Lament" (John Coltrane) - 12:16
  • Recorded at Barigozzi Studio in Milano, Italy on March 8 & 9, 1988

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. Cook, Richard; Brian Morton (2008). The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings. The Penguin Guide to Jazz (9th ed.). London: Penguin. p. 75. ISBN   978-0-14-103401-0.