6

David Murray & the World Saxophone Quartet (1979 - 1996)

Russell Perry By

Sign in to view read count


Click the play button to listen to this episode of .

Perhaps no jazz musician recorded a more varied output in more diverse settings in the 1980s than tenor saxophonist and bass clarinetist David Murray. Three of the best bands to emerge in the decade were his Octet, his Quartet and the collaborative World Saxophone Quartet. He may have been the most recorded jazz artist of the decade, as well, and with consistently high quality.

Playlist

  • Host Intro 0:00
  • World Saxophone Quartet "Fast Life" from W.S.Q. (Black Saint) 3:57
  • World Saxophone Quartet "I Heard That" from Revue (Black Saint) 6:58
  • Host speaks 10:21
  • David Murray Octet "The Fast Life" from Ming (Black Saint) 12:06
  • David Murray Octet "Ming" from Ming (Black Saint) 20:54
  • David Murray Octet "Home" from Home (Black Saint) 25:18
  • Host speaks 31:16
  • David Murray Quartet "Body And Soul" from Morning Song. (Black Saint) 33:55
  • David Murray—DD Jackson Duo "El Matador" from The Norton Collection (Norton) 40:44
  • Host speaks 45:12
  • Jack DeJohnette's Special Edition "One for Eric" from Special Edition (ECM) 47:14
  • Host Outro 57:02

Post a comment

Tags

Shop Amazon

More

All About Jazz needs your support

Donate
All About Jazz & Jazz Near You were built to promote jazz music: both recorded and live events. We rely primarily on venues, festivals and musicians to promote their events through our platform. With club closures, shelter in place and an uncertain future, we've pivoted our platform to collect, promote and broadcast livestream concerts to support our jazz musician friends. This is a significant but neccesary effort that will help musicians now, and in the future. You can help offset the cost of this essential undertaking by making a donation today. In return, we'll deliver an ad-free experience (which includes hiding the bottom right video ad). Thank you.

Get more of a good thing

Our weekly newsletter highlights our top stories and includes your local jazz events calendar.