The song is segmented to a degree; it builds and releases tension, takes a breather and begins anew with a fresh solo. I sat there all night. Recent years have seen a resurgence of interest in artists who first made their name in decades past. I looked around the club and everybody I knew from record covers and jazz magazines, they were all there. And they do all kinds of gigs, playing every imaginable style. I went to his house, played on it a little bit. His bass clarinet was the anchor that kept all that electricity hooked to the Earth.
At 77 minutes, the disc never grows tiresome, despite its meditative, contemplative nature. But while its intro is more vibrant in tone, it ultimately morphs into a brooding ballad feature for the impressionistic Tokaj. For additional information, see the Global Shipping Program Very Good: An item that is used but still in very good condition. This amount includes applicable customs duties, taxes, brokerage and other fees. Bassist Don Moore lived across the hall, and various drummers dropped by from time to time to enliven the rehearsals.
When I heard them, I knew what I had to do. Not Later Than Now, 10. Maupin has collaborated with , , , and many others. But he soon discovered that his early years in Detroit had provided assets that a lot of jazz players his age did not have. But mostly I tried to keep the pre-planned stuff to a minimum. Which is exactly what Maupin tried to achieve with Early Reflections. The guys are such great improvisers I wanted people to hear music just as it happened in the moment.
Bennie Maupin Background information Born 1940-08-29 August 29, 1940 age 78 Michigan, U. He is known for his participation in 's sextet and band, and for performing on 's seminal record,. Early Reflections is just his sixth album as a leader, and it is a rare gem. It also produced a friendship based on creative and spiritual interests that persists into the present. Bennie Maupin Quartet, Early Reflections Benny Maupin was there with Miles when Bitches Brew was born.
Order will be shipped within 48 hours of receiving payment. But I already had an idea of where I wanted to go musically. Breaking up the extended tracks are four miniature collective improvisations that bear a surprising sense of construction. One has to always wonder if has a magnum opus within him, and this comes close, for it is certainly his most introspective, reflective, and inner spirit-directed effort in a long and varied career playing progressive jazz. The cover art and liner notes are included.
Bennie Maupin has contributed a lot to jazz since he began to work with Miles Davis as a teenager in the 1950s, but he has recorded precious little under his own name. And then I also started to recognize that L. He was also doing some concerts and playing and composing. Credits: Produced by Bennie Maupin. Maupin was a member of , a group with bass , piano and drums. It's only been in the past decade that Tomasz Stanko and Enrico Rava have achieved the international visibility they've always deserved, and Maupin can now be added to that list, thanks to Cryptogramophone.
So he had an older horn that he wanted to sell, and he asked me to come look at it. If you're familiar with , you know that we've dedicated over two decades to supporting jazz as an art form, and more importantly, the creative musicians who make it. I will give positive feedback when I know you have received the item and that the transaction has gone smoothly. On one of his trips to Paris, he had bought a new bass clarinet. The song, the album, feels like a celebration of life on planet Earth.
This is not re-cycled Be-Bop. He had a short, one-on-one conversation with every musician who was in there, every day. And then, finally, they brought me to New York. Genres , Occupation s Musician, composer Instruments Saxophone, flute, Labels , , , Associated acts , , , , , Bennie Maupin born August 29, 1940, Detroit, Michigan is a multireedist who performs on various saxophones, flute, and. So a lot of what I did was just mirror in certain ways what he was playing.
It is a matter of quality over quantity. Might only be a little bit, but it would be something-often something funny, because he had a great sense of humor. The music plays on this beautiful effort is even more subdued, as he collaborates with an ensemble of relatively unknown musicians from Poland. And they had some really modern things they were doing. It's only been in the past decade that Tomasz Stanko and Enrico Rava have achieved the international visibility they've always deserved, and Maupin can now be added to that list, thanks to Cryptogramophone.