Various Artists

Impulse Records: Music, Message And The Moment

£154.99
  • Various Artists - Impulse Records: Music, Message And The Moment
14th May 2021 / 4LP or 2CD / Impulse!
     

Various Artists

Impulse Records: Music, Message And The Moment

£154.99
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An absolutely HUGE offering from Impulse!

Released: 14th May 2021
This release is available for pre order and has a scheduled release date of 14th May 2021. In the event of any delays we will try to keep this page updated. It is listed at a special discounted pre order price that will revert to full price during the week of release. Please note, If you make a purchase that includes a pre-order item together with an in-stock item in the same order, we will typically hold your box until all items are in stock before we ship. You can read more about our shipping policies here.

Orange and black. Fire and ebony. Fury and pride. Wearing its signature colours proudly and raising its exclamation point high, Impulse! Records was the go-to label for music that harnessed the searching and political stand-taking of the Sixties. Launched in 1961, Impulse grew to become an inherent part of the era’s velocity as well as its volume, pulling jazz into the age of Black Power, Afro-centricity, and Spiritual Expansion.

In its balance of tradition and transition, it bridged the golden age of jazz, that brief window from the late Fifties to the Seventies when players representing every jazz era were alive and active—from Louis Armstrong to Albert Ayler, from the legends of lore to a new generation of energy players. Impulse treated all its musicians as innovators, revolutionaries even—from swing and bebop, to free and Afro-futurist. The performances on Impulse Records: Music, Message and the Moment draw their staying power from a wide embrace of styles and sounds, as well as a tight focus on a historic moment when the promise of change was in the air and the message of racial harmony was in the music. Today that music has lost none of its relevance: the promise still deferred, the message still on time.

Format /4LP or 2CD
Released /14th May 2021
Catalogue / 3567187
Barcode / 0602435671871
Artist / Various Artists
Label /Impulse!
Genre / Compilations
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