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Bacchanal by Gabor Szabo
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Gabor Szabo

Label: Skye
Released: 1968
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Track Listing

Three King Fishers; Love is Blue; Theme from Valley of the Dolls; Bacchanal; Sunshine Superman; Some Velvet Morning; The Look of Love; Divided City.


Gabor Szabo
Louis Kabok
bass, acoustic
Hal Gordon

Album Description

A beautiful CD which manages to burn with intensity and smolder with a quiet glow. Szabo mixes his familiar style with a subtle use of feedback on a well-programmed group of originals and pop covers, traversing a range of styles – from jazz to rock and Latin to raga. This is perhaps the best record of Szabo’s superior 1960’s quintet, featuring classically-trained guitarist Jimmy Stewart.

"Three King Fishers" and "Love is Blue" were used to score the film SURVIVAL IN THE SEA, a 29-minute documentary directed by Richard Wormser for Life Nature Library. The 16-mm film, part of the World We Live In Series, studies the struggle for survival among sea creatures and explains some of the reasons why fish have adapted through natural selection.

~Doug Payne


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