Results for "Amalgam"
Label: Mahakala Music
Track listing: Part 1; Part 2; Part 3; Part 4; Part 5; Part 6; Part 7; Part 8; Part 9; Part 10; Part 11; Part 12.
by Duncan Heining
From the Albert Hall at twenty-two with a fifty-piece band to picking potatoes to make ends meet a decade later, Keith Tippett's life in music could sum up many a jazz career. After a grim '80s, things now look better for the composer, pianist and bandleader. What I'm about to say is ridiculous but it was ...
by Marc Medwin
Here's a three-disc set of performances by Amalgam, saxophonist Trevor Watts' legendary jazz-funk free improv group from the '70s. These nine tracks were recorded on a late 1979 tour and originally released in 1980 in a four-LP box on Impetus. At that time, they had to be cut up, due to the LP's time constraints, but ...
by Rex Butters
In the early '60s Trevor Watts and John Stevens initiated the long-lived free jazz association that became known as Amalgam. Their extended tenure altered Euro jazz and improvised music forever, following their first recording in '69. Tangent records released their third album, Innovation , in 1974, after their Play Blackwell and Higgins set and several sessions ...