Cecil Payne is outstanding here in this straight forward early hard bop recording. He leads throughout and Read more →
This album will teach the listener a lesson of precise musicianship and most importantly, can be considered as a perfect example of the unique listening experience that Jazz music offers. When you have such a high quality of superstars (Eric Dolphy, Booker Ervin and so forth) with such an abundance of improvising, the results are incredibly enjoyable. This album exemplifies the best quality of music that anyone can hear. “The Quest” is a classic album and will be featured for about two weeks until it is let loose with the rest of the “High” quality that Jazz Con Class offers. Check the schedule link for play times. Only the best for the listeners here, ENJOY!
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Quest songs This wonderful and luxurious set of seven Mal Waldron compositions is played by a sympathetic and inventive sextet. Quest album The featured soloists are saxophonists Booker Ervin and Eric Dolphy (also on clarinet). Quest CD music The rhythm section is bolstered with the presence of Ron Carter on cello, whose sonic range dances fluidly between the tamper of the reeds and the bottom of Joe Benjamin’s bass. Quest music CDs
“Warm Canto” is a gorgeous and pastoral work that brings to mind classical composer Ferde GrofT. Quest songs Elsewhere–such as on the post-bop frolic “Warp and Woof”–Dolphy and Ervin alternate solos with delightful contrast and verve……Read More