Marvellous, entrancing duets with Ed Blackwell. Very strongly recommended.
Firt time out for this live quintet session — with Karl Berger and Gato Barbieri — from the Copenhagen club. The DVD is a general ESP artist sampler.
Also known as Eternal Now, and made in Sweden.
The trumpet-playing may be restricted to the cover-snap only, but this is still a lovely, warm, playful world-jazz record.
Don Chery (trumpet), Gato Barbieri (tenor sax), Karl Berger (vibes), Bo Stief (bass), Aldo Romano (drums).
With Gato Barbieri, Karl Berger, Bo Stief and Aldo Romano, showcasing his new Blue Note album — still powerful, joyous, inspired.
Previously unreleased: Copenhagen, 1963, with the New York Contemporary Five (including Tchichai and Shepp); Hilversum, 1966, with Gato Barbieri and Karl Berger.
‘Intimate conversations evolve spontaneously from the sextet, goaded by sparse piano, free-associating acoustic bass, and tasteful splashes of percussion… candidly expressive trumpet’ (Wired).
Numinous outernational jazz recorded in Stockholm in 1972 — DC originals, and covers of Terry Riley, Nana Vasconcelos, Abdullah Ibrahim, Pharoah Sanders and Leon Thomas. Wonderful stuff; strenuously recommended.
Trumpet, flutes, doussn’gouni, melodica, organ, voice — with Nana Vasconcelos (berimbau, cuica, talking drum, percussion, voice), Collin Walcott (sitar, tabla, hammered dulcimer, sanza, timpani, voice).
With the South African bassist Johnny Dyani and Turkish percussionist Okay Temiz (from the Organic Music Society) in 1971; red vinyl, transparent sleeve, run of five hundred copies.
Blazing with livity and the spirit of Pandit Pran Nath, leading the JCO in 1973 — Charles Brackeen from Strata-East, Frank Lowe, Ed Blackwell, Carla Bley, and spotlighting Selene Fung on ching, a kind of koto.
Old And New Dreams — the trumpeter with Dewey Redman, Charlie Haden and Eddie Blackwell. Decently recorded, with long versions of Happy House and Lonely Woman; a stand-out Chairman Mao.
Previously unreleased music from 1968 and 1971 — with Maffy Falay, Bernt Rosengren, Okay Temiz, Torbjorn Hultcrantz, Tommy Koverhult, Leif Wennerstrom and Rolf Olsson.