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Frank Foster and the Loud Minority Big Band: Well Water

Read "Well Water" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Classici arrangiamenti swinganti su un tappeto sonoro post-boppistico. È la chiave di volta di questo disco inciso nel 1978, rimasto inedito fino a d’ora. In più, armoniosi temi ricchi di unisoni, per esaltare gli ariosi arrangiamenti del leader, impegnato anche al sax tenore nonché alla direzione orchestrale. Sax, tromboni ed anche flauti in bell’evidenza in un tradizionale tessuto ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Frank Foster and the Loud Minority Big Band: Well Water

Read "Well Water" reviewed by Jack Bowers

Thirty years ago, saxophonist Frank Foster and drummer Elvin Jones escorted eighteen other musicians (whom Foster dubbed the Loud Minority Big Band) into a recording studio in New York City to tape an album, Well Water. The hope was that a label would be found and the music released for public consumption.

That never happened, and ...