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Waves is an album by jazz saxophonist Charles Lloyd recorded in 1972 by Lloyd and featuring Gábor Szabó, Roger McGuinn and Mike Love.
Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime. Jazz is seen by many as "America's classical music". Since the 1920s Jazz Age, jazz has become recognized as a major form of musical expression. It then emerged in the form of independent traditional and popular musical styles, all linked by the common bonds of African-American and European-American musical parentage with a performance orientation. Jazz is characterized by swing and blue notes, call and response vocals, polyrhythms and improvisation. Jazz has roots in West African cultural and musical expression, and in African-American music traditions including blues and ragtime, as well as European military band music. Intellectuals around the world have hailed jazz as "one of America's original art forms".
Charles Lloyd is an American jazz musician. Though he primarily plays tenor saxophone and flute, he has occasionally recorded on other reed instruments, including alto saxophone and the Hungarian tárogató. Lloyd's band since 2007 includes pianist Jason Moran, bassist Reuben Rogers, and drummer Eric Harland.
Gábor István Szabó was a Hungarian American guitarist whose style incorporated jazz, pop, rock, and Hungarian music.
The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 2 stars and states "This CD reissue is mostly forgettable, finding Lloyd on tenor and flute mostly playing relaxing and soothing solos... most of the music is quite faceless".
Scott Yanow is an American jazz reviewer, historian, and author.
The tenor saxophone is a medium-sized member of the saxophone family, a group of instruments invented by Adolphe Sax in the 1840s. The tenor and the alto are the two most commonly used saxophones. The tenor is pitched in the key of B♭ (while the Alto is pitched in the key of E♭), and written as a transposing instrument in the treble clef, sounding an octave and a major second lower than the written pitch. Modern tenor saxophones which have a high F♯ key have a range from A♭2 to E5 (concert) and are therefore pitched one octave below the soprano saxophone. People who play the tenor saxophone are known as "tenor saxophonists", "tenor sax players", or "saxophonists".
The flute is a family of musical instruments in the woodwind group. Unlike woodwind instruments with reeds, a flute is an aerophone or reedless wind instrument that produces its sound from the flow of air across an opening. According to the instrument classification of Hornbostel–Sachs, flutes are categorized as edge-blown aerophones. A musician who plays the flute can be referred to as a flute player, flautist, flutist or, less commonly, fluter or flutenist.
The alto flute is a type of Western concert flute, a musical instrument in the woodwind family. It is the next extension downward of the C flute after the flûte d'amour. It is characterized by its distinct, mellow tone in the lower portion of its range. It is a transposing instrument in G, and uses the same fingerings as the C flute.
Masami Teraoka born 1936 is a Japanese-American contemporary artist. His work includes Ukiyo-e influenced woodcut prints and paintings in watercolor and oil painting.
Bustin' Out of L Seven is Rick James' second album on Motown sub-label Gordy Records. Included on the album is the top ten R&B hit, "Bustin' Out ". This album was issued on CD in Germany and has become very rare and highly sought after by Rick James fans.
Welcome is the fifth studio album by Santana, released in 1973. It followed the jazz-fusion formula that the preceding Caravanserai had inaugurated, but with an expanded and different lineup this time. Gregg Rolie had left the band along with Neal Schon to form Journey, and they were replaced by Tom Coster, Richard Kermode and Leon Thomas, along with guest John McLaughlin, who had collaborated with Carlos Santana on Love Devotion Surrender. Welcome also featured John Coltrane's widow, Alice, as a pianist on the album's opening track, "Going Home" and Flora Purim on vocals. This album was far more experimental than the first four albums, and Welcome did not produce any hit singles.
The Dealer is a 1966 release by jazz drummer/bandleader Chico Hamilton. It was first released by Impulse! Records (AS-9130) and has been subsequently reissused on CD with the addition of bonus tracks from Chic Chic Chico, Definitive Jazz Scene Vol. 3 and Passin' Thru. The bonus tracks feature different line-ups to that of the album, including Charles Lloyd and Gábor Szabó. In the 1960s, Chico Hamilton recorded six albums for Impulse! Records, The Dealer and Man from Two Worlds are the only two to be reissued on CD. The bonus track, "El Toro" is also featured on the Impulsive! Unmixed compilation. The packaging takes the form of a digipack-styled case with a 12-page booklet featuring the original liner notes and photographs.
The Sun Moon & Herbs is a 1971 studio album by New Orleans R&B artist Dr. John, noted for its contributions from Eric Clapton, Mick Jagger, and other well-known musicians. It was originally intended to be a three-album set but was cut down to a single disc. The album was described by Allmusic as "dark and swampy" and "best listened to on a hot, muggy night with the sound of thunder rumbling off in the distance like jungle drums". The album was his first album to reach the Billboard 200 charts, spending five weeks there and peaking at #184 on November 6, 1971.
Born to Rock and Roll is a compilation album by the ex-Byrds frontman Roger McGuinn, released on Columbia Records in August 1991. It was issued following the success of McGuinn's comeback solo album Back from Rio earlier that same year. Born to Rock and Roll contains songs from all five of McGuinn's solo albums of the 1970s, released after the final breakup of The Byrds in 1973. It was the first time that material from these albums had been released on Compact Disc.
Cumbia & Jazz Fusion is an album by Charles Mingus recorded for the Atlantic label in 1977. It features two extended compositions written for the film Todo Modo by Mingus and performed by large ensembles featuring Jack Walrath, Jimmy Knepper, Paul Jeffrey, Ricky Ford, Dannie Richmond, Candido, Ray Mantilla, George Adams and Danny Mixon. The first two tracks on the album were inspired by Colombian Cumbia. The CD reissue added two solo performances by Mingus on piano.
New Wave! is an album by Dizzy Gillespie consisting of live and studio performances recorded in 1962 and released on the Philips label in 1963.
Of Course, Of Course is the second album by jazz saxophonist Charles Lloyd released on the Columbia label featuring performances by Lloyd with Gábor Szabó, Ron Carter, and Tony Williams. The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow and Thom Jurek awarded the album 4 stars and states "Whether on tenor or flute, Lloyd was quickly coming into his own as an original voice, and this underrated set is a minor classic".
The Flowering is a live album by jazz saxophonist Charles Lloyd performed in France and Norway by the Charles Lloyd Quartet featuring Keith Jarrett, Cecil McBee and Jack DeJohnette.
Warm Waters is an album by jazz saxophonist Charles Lloyd recorded in 1971 and released on the Kapp label featuring performances by Lloyd with John Cipollina, Dave Mason, Tom Trujillo, Woodrow Theus II, Ken Jenkins, Bill Wolff, James Zitro, Jesse Ed Davis, and Michael Cohen with guest vocalists Mike Love, Al Jardine, Billy Cowsill, Michael O'Gara, Brian Wilson, Eric Sherman, Carl Wilson and Rhetta Hughes. The album appeared in Europe the same year on the MCA label in West Germany with the same track listing.
Passin' Thru is an album by American jazz drummer Chico Hamilton featuring performances recorded in September 1962 and released in February 1963 on the Impulse! label.
Man from Two Worlds is an album by American jazz drummer Chico Hamilton featuring performances recorded in 1963 for the Impulse! label. The CD reissue added four compositions from Hamilton's previous album Passin' Thru (1962) as bonus tracks.
Chic Chic Chico is an album by American jazz drummer Chico Hamilton featuring performances recorded in 1965 for the Impulse! label.
Light My Fire is an album by Hungarian jazz guitarist Gábor Szabó and American record producer Bob Thiele featuring performances recorded in 1967 for the Impulse! label.
Nirvana is a studio album by American saxophonist Charles Lloyd, recorded mainly in 1965, but not released on Columbia until 1968.
Gabor Szabo Live is an album by Hungarian guitarist Gábor Szabó featuring performances recorded at The Troubadour in early 1972 and released on the Blue Thumb label in 1974.
The Gil Evans Orchestra Plays the Music of Jimi Hendrix is an album of Jimi Hendrix's compositions arranged by jazz composer, conductor and pianist Gil Evans recorded in 1974 and performed by Evans with an orchestra featuring David Sanborn, Howard Johnson, Billy Harper, and John Abercrombie. The album was re-released with additional tracks on CD in 1988.
Drumfusion is an album by drummer and bandleader Chico Hamilton recorded in 1962 and released on the Columbia label.
A Different Journey is an album by drummer and bandleader Chico Hamilton recorded in 1963 and released on the Reprise label.
Autumn in New York, is an album by saxophonist Charles Lloyd recorded in 1979 and released on Mike Love's Destiny label.
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