|Waves of Dreams|
|Studio album by Sonny Fortune|
|Recorded||March 22 & 23, 1976 at Generation Sound Studios, New York City|
|Label|| Horizon |
|Sonny Fortune chronology|
Waves of Dreams is an album by American saxophonist Sonny Fortune recorded in 1976 and released on the Horizon label.
Cornelius "Sonny" Fortune was an American jazz saxophonist. Fortune played soprano, alto, tenor, and baritone saxophones, clarinet, and flute.
Horizon Records was an American independent record label founded in 1960 by Dave Hubert.
The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 2 stars stating "Considering his talent, this was a rather weak and overly commercial effort by the great altoist Sonny Fortune".
|The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide|
All compositions by Sonny Fortune except as indicated
The alto saxophone, also referred to as the alto sax, is a member of the saxophone family of woodwind instruments invented by Belgian instrument designer Adolphe Sax in the 1840s, and patented in 1846. It is pitched in E♭, and is smaller than the tenor, but larger than the soprano. The alto sax is the most common saxophone and is commonly used in concert bands, chamber music, solo repertoire, military bands, marching bands, and jazz. The fingerings of the different saxophones are all the same so a saxophone player can play any type of saxophone.
The soprano saxophone is a higher-register variety of the saxophone, a woodwind instrument, invented in the 1840s. The soprano is the third smallest member of the saxophone family, which consists of the soprillo, sopranino, soprano, alto, tenor, baritone, bass, contrabass saxophone and tubax. Soprano saxophones are the smallest saxophone in common use.
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.
Song for My Lady is a 1973 album by jazz pianist McCoy Tyner, his second to be released on the Milestone label. It was recorded in September and November 1972 and features performances by Tyner with Sonny Fortune, Calvin Hill, Alphonse Mouzon with Charles Tolliver and Mtume joining on two tracks.
Song of the New World is a 1973 album by jazz pianist McCoy Tyner, his fourth to be released on the Milestone label. It was recorded in April 1973 and features performances by Tyner with a big band including Sonny Fortune, Hubert Laws, Alphonse Mouzon and Virgil Jones and a string section on two tracks.
Love at First Sight is an album by jazz saxophonist Sonny Rollins, released on the Milestone label in 1980, featuring performances by Rollins with George Duke, Stanley Clarke, Al Foster and Bill Summers.
Don't Ask is an album by jazz saxophonist Sonny Rollins, released on the Milestone label in 1979, featuring performances by Rollins with Mark Soskin, Larry Coryell, Jerome Harris, Al Foster, and Bill Summers.
The Way I Feel is an album by jazz saxophonist Sonny Rollins, released on the Milestone label in 1976, featuring performances by Rollins with Patrice Rushen, Lee Ritenour, Billy Cobham, and Bill Summers with a brass section added on five tracks.
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Next Album is an album by jazz saxophonist Sonny Rollins, his first to be released on the Milestone label, featuring performances by Rollins with George Cables, Jack DeJohnette, Bob Cranshaw and Arthur Jenkins. The cover photography was credited to Chuck Stewart.
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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.
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