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Thursday, April 09, 2009

JoAnne Brackeen & Friends - Frankfurt 1998

As I'm offline (thanks to my provider...) the links are hidden in here (look for the numbers...) as I can't programme comments to appear at a certain time. Sorry for that, but last time I did it like this, it worked out pretty well!

This show was re-seeded by mr_mags on dime, I did some manual glitch removal and fixed the marks. Some very powerful playing by all involved. Paul Heller is a post-Coltrane player, methinks. Bennie Wallace is his usual quirky self (his sound is huge, bears the stamp of Texas and Ben Webster and others, his ideas and lines though sometimes seem almost as daring as Eric Dolphy's). Oliver Lake is pretty good here, too, and of course JoAnne Brackeen is front and centre, also offering a beautiful solo performance of "Body and Soul". On the remaining tracks, she's ably supported by Eddie Gomez and Vinnie Colaiuta (not a guy I know from this kind of context, but he plays mighty well). Ravi Coltrane sits in on just one track, I think (if you know more or can make more from aural evidence, please post a comment!)

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Joanne Brackeen & Friends
29. Deutsche Jazzfestival 1998
Frankfurt (Germany), Sendesaal des Hessischen Rundfunks
September 12, 1998

Paul Heller - tenor sax
Joanne Brackeen - piano
Eddie Gomez - bass
Vinnie Colaiuta - drums

Oliver Lake - alto sax (CD1#4,CD2#2,3)
Bennie Wallace - tenor sax (CD1#4,CD2#2,3)
Ravi Coltrane - tenor sax (CD1#4 only?)

1. Pink Elephant Magic (in progress) (6:45)
2. Someday My Prince Will Come (10:51)
3. Dabblevision (Eddie Gomez) 9:38
4. Tricks of the Trade (JoAnne Brackeen) 16:26

1. Body and Soul (Green-Sour-Heyman-Eyton) 10:32 [p-solo]
2. No Greater Love (Symes-Jones) 19:09
3. Hade Be (JoAnne Brackeen) 16:29 [inc]

TT: 89:53

Sound: A/A-
Lineage: FM>?>Cdr from trade>EAC>FLAC
Additional lineage: FLAC > WAV > Cool Edit Pro > FLAC (8,asb,verify)

I think I have seen this around here before but this is from trade cdrs received years ago (Ricola, maybe). I did my best w/ the info and I'm sure jazzrita or somebody will drop by w/ more details. Great sound & the jazz here is hard swinging (thanks Vinnie & Eddie) and reminds me of the classic Corea Album: "Three Quartets".

:: ubu edits ::
fixed marks
manually removed a couple of dozen of glitches in CD1#1, CD1#2 and CD2#3
deleted 6.36sec of static in track 1 @ 3:47


Wallofsound said...

It worked pretty well this time as well. Very much looking forward to this. Thanks for sharing.

Baby Breeze said...

This looks fantastic. Brackeen is a favorite, and all it took was seeing the list of players to assure a fun listen. Merci, Flurin.

ubu said...

hulaboy said...

Many thanks, Ubu, and I'll make sure Joanne gets a copy.

ubu said...

That's great, hulaboy!

elblogdeljazz said...

Reupload Please!!!!!!

elblogdeljazz said...

Repost please!!!!!!

ubu said...

Read my comments about reuploads not being possible please!!!!!!!!