Label: Leo Records - CD LR 356 • Format: CD Album • Country: UK • Genre: Jazz • Style: Free Improvisation, Free Jazz, Contemporary Jazz
The Haunted Melody comes from Rahsaan's fourth album, "We Free Kings" (titled after his playful adaptation of the classic Christmas carol We Three Kings that appears on the album). Released in , "We Free Kings" included many of the unique hallmarks that epitomized Rahsaan's style. On this ballad you can hear him play both the manzello (a modified soprano sax) and the tenor sax.
Several different jazz saxophonists team up to present the music of Rahsaan Roland Kirk in a way it has never been done before -- faithfully. The frontmen include Joe Lovano, Michael Marcus, Donald Harrison, James Spaulding, John Stubblefield, Craig Handy, Justin and Scott Robinson, Eric Alexander, Jed Levy, and Jimmy Greene. Xavier Davis is all over this date, playing piano on ten of the 13 8/
Review by Dan Warburton Spanish percussionist Ramon Lopez's fifth album for Leo (and the fourth under his own name) pays homage to a saxophonist often excluded from the list of s titans, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, with a set of nine duets (eight Kirk covers and one original), and intriguingly, there's not a saxophonist in sight.
The Haunted Melody is the first studio album by the English jazz group Steve Howe Trio, released in November on HoweSound.. Track listing "Kenny's Sound" () (Kenny Burrell)"Mood for a Day" () (Steve Howe) "The Haunted Melody" () (Roland Kirk)"Siberian Khatru" () (Jon Anderson, Steve Howe, Rick Wakeman) "Blue Bash" () (Jimmy Smith).
Incredible CD. Music of Rahsaan, this CD is a tribute to one of the most creative jazz musicians ever to have lived!! The CD has perfomances on it by some of the greatest musicians of our time. Joe Lovano, John Stubblefield, James Spaulding, Donald Harrison, Caig Handy, Jaki Byard and Hilton Ruiz to name a few. A recording not to be missed!!!/5(6).
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