Horace Tapscott Quintet - The Quintet

Horace Tapscott Quintet - The Quintet

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This item is scheduled to be released on 2nd September 2022.

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An absolute peach from 1969.

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The iconic pianist and composer Horace Tapscott was one of the most unique and important figures in LA's jazz world. This lost recording was produced by one of the pivotal figures in jazz, Bob Thiele, a leading behind-the- scenes star who worked with many of the greats in jazz, such as Quincy Jones, Duke Ellington, John Coltrane, Della Reese, Shirley Scott, Gil Scott-Heron, the list goes on. His name can be seen gracing, arguably the best, Impulse! releases and those released on his own Flying Dutchman imprint set up in 1969.

Joining Horace for this three-track, deep, heavy, avant-garde session is the same stellar cast featured on 'The Giant Is Awakened'; Arthur Blythe on Alto Sax, Everett Brown Jr on Drums, with David Bryant and Walter Savage Jr. on Bass. Kicking things off we have 'World Peace', which starts with an almost baroque- esque melody, leading to an eruption in sound, it then ends in the same manner it began.

The beautiful 'Your Child' is the jewel in the crown, skirting modal, deep jazz and introducing elements of free jazz. 'For Fats' with its bow bass and piano intro takes you on a journey, dropping into, at times dark, stormy melodies and developing a driving energy as the composition progresses.

Featuring brand-new artwork by the illustrious artist/designer/musician Raimund Wong (Total Refreshment / Floating World Pictures).

Tracklisting

1. World Peace
2. Your Child
3. For Fats

Artist: Horace Tapscott Quintet
Label: Mr Bongo
Catalogue: MRBLP256
Barcode: 7119691282411
Format: LP or CD
Release Date: 2nd September 2022

This product is a pre order and is scheduled to be released 2nd September 2022.

This product is available on preorder with a limited discounted price.

                               

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