Complete Memorial Album Sessions
Woody Shaw, Clifford Jordan, Richard Davis, Bobby Hutcherson
This superlative 74-minute edition features innovative composer, arranger and multi-instrumentalist Eric Dolphy's complete Memorial Album Sessions for the first time ever on one CD. Dolphy is featured in a variety of settings,including a nonet boasting such outstanding musicians as Woody Shaw, Clifford Jordan, Richard Davis and Bobby Hutcherson, a quintet, a duo with bassist Richard Davis and an ambitious saxophone solo.
The musicians' performances are incredibly inspired. Their excitement to be
working with Dolphy on this project is palpable, and the music pours forth a vitality and beauty that makes this one of the high points of Dolphy's brief but significant legacy.
1. Burning Spear
2. Music Matador
3. Jitterburg Waltz
6. Alone Together
7. Come Sunday
8. Ode to C.P.
9. Love Me
"Whether he plays the flute, alto saxophone or bass clarinet, Eric Dolphy
always makes beautiful and innovative music. An essential recording by one
of the all-time great jazz visionaries."
- Richard Heffner, Jazz FM