Golden Years of New Jazz GY11/12 Selected works 1983-1986: solo duo quartet


Marilyn Crispell

Marilyn Crispell, piano; Doug James, drums (GY11 tracks 7-9; GY12 tracks 1-4); Marcio Mattos, bass (GY12 track 5); Didier Petit, cello (GY12 track 5); Yoval Mincemacher (GY12 track 5).

    GY 11:
    Solo piano
  1. Archaic visions part I (11.00)
  2. Love (07.27)
  3. Rhythms hung in undrawn sky (05.55)
  4. Song for Abdullah (08.40)
  5. Sadness (07.59)
  6. Archaic visions II (07.15)

    Duo with Doug James

  7. Element air...leap (04.01)
  8. Opium dream eyes (08.08)
  9. Minstrels (07.52)
    GY 12:
    Duo with Doug James
  1. On and off the beaten track (06.30)
  2. Song for Jeanne Lee (03.35)
  3. And your ivory voice sings (for Cecil Taylor) (04.53)
  4. After the rain (08.32)

    Quartet

  5. Quartet improvisations, Paris 1986 (38.00)
Tracks GY11 1-6 recorded at Soundscape, NYC on 7 May 1983; tracks GY11 7-9 and GY12 tracks 1-4 recorded at Woodstock Recording Studio 7-9 March 1985; track GY12 5 was recorded at Galerie Maximilien Guiol, Paris on 19 November 1986.

Design and artwork (front cover reproduced above) by Lora Denis; photograph by Celeste Dorage.

Originally released as three separate Leo LPs.


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