Jimmy Heath (fl, ss, ts), Kenny Barron, Stanley Cowell (p, el p), Bob Cranshaw (eb), Albert 'Tootie' Heath, Billy Higgins (d), Mtume (perc), Bernard Fennell (cello)
Reference: JB 523
Bar code: 8436019585238
Some of Jimmy Heath's finest, most aggressive playing. He is a standout on soprano, flute, and tenor.
This release contains Heath´s complete Cobblestone album "The Gap Sealer" plus five of the six tracks from his successive LP "Love and Understanding" originally cut on the Muse label and one of Jimmy Heath's more unusual and versatile records, included here as a bonus tracks. Both sets appears on CD for the first time including 16-page comprehensive booklet.
01. Heritage Hum
03. A Sound For Sore Ears
04. Gap Sealer
05. Angel Man
06. Alkebu-lan (Land Of The Blacks)
07. One For Juan (*) Bonus Track
08. Hands Up! Feet Down! (*) Bonus Track
09. Far Away Lands (*) Bonus Track
10. Smilin´ Billy (*) Bonus Track
11. Gemini (*) Bonus Track
Total Time: 76:17 min.
Tracks #1-6, from "The Gap Sealer (Cobblestone LP CST 9012).
Personnel: Jimmy Heath (fl, ss & ts), Kenny Barron (p, el-p), Bob Cranshaw (b), Albert "Tootie" Heath (d), James 'Mtume' Foreman (perc).
Recorded in New York, on March 1, 1972.
Tracks #7-11, taken from "Love and Understanding" (Muse LP MR 5028)
Personnel: Jimmy Heath (fl, ss & ts), Curtis Fuller (tb), Stanley Cowell (el-p), Bernard Fennell (cello), Bob Cranshaw (b), Billy Higgins (d).
Recorded in New York, on June 11, 1973