Clifford Jordan Strata-East sessions
Previously released and unreleased recordings from the Strata East label (SES-1972-1, SES-1973-4, SES-1973-6, SES-1974-14, SES-1973-3, SES-1973-7/8).
Compact discs; analog recordings.
Program notes by Willard Jenkins, with bibliographical references and discography (16 pages : illustrations), laid in container.
Title from container.
3 containers issued in box.
Disc I. Clifford Jordan in the world: Vienna ; Doug's prelude ; Ouagoudougou 872 (Clifford Jordan, composer, tenor saxophone, with Don Cherry or Kenny Dorham, trumpet ; Julian Priester, trombone ; Wynton Kelly, piano ; Wilbur Ware and Richard Davis, double basses ; Al Heath (1st-2nd works) or Roy Haynes and Ed Blackwell (3rd-4th works), drums)
Disc II. Cecil Payne : Zodiac. Martin Luther King, Jr. ; I know love Girl, you got a home ; Slide Hampton ; Follow me ; Flying fish (Kenny Dorham, trumpet ; Cecil Payne, composer, alto and baritone saxophone ; Wynton Kelly, piano ; Wilbur Ware, double bass ; Albert Kuumba Heath, drums)
Disc. III. Charles Brackeen, Rhythm X: Rhythm X ; Hour glass ; Charles concept ; C.B. Blues. Shades of Ed Blackwell: That moment of glance ; Farid ; Drums expose ; Eternal rhythm ; In walked Buhaina ; Shades of General Lefty (Ed Blackwell, composer, drums ; Don Cherry, trumpet ; Luqman Lateef, composer, tenor sax ; Wilbur Ware, bass ; Billy Higgins, Dennis Charles, Roger Blank, Huss Charles, Clifford Jordan, percussion)
Disc IV. Pharoah Sanders, Izipho zam (My gifts): Prince of Peace ; Balance ; Izipho zam (Pharoah Sanders, composer, saxophone and percussion, with Leon Thomas, vocals and percussion ; Sonny Fortune, alto saxophone ; Howard Johnson, tuba ; Lonnie Liston Smith, piano ; Sonny Sherrock, guitar ; Cecil McBee and Sirone (Norris Jones), double basses ; Nat Bettis and Tony Wylie, percussion ; Chief Bey, Billy Hart, and Majeed Shabazz, drums)
Disc V. Wilbur Ware, super bass. Mod house ; Mod house (incomplete alternate take) ; Symphony for Jr. ; Wilbur's red cross ; A real nice lady ; For Frazier, Felicia, Veneida, & Bernard ; For Frazier, Felicia, Veneida, & Bernard (alternate take) ; By myself ; Wilbur reflects. (Wilbur Ware, super bass. Wilbur Ware, bass ; Ed Blackwell, drums ; Don Cherry, trumpet ; Clifford Jordan, tenor)
Disc VI. Glass bead games. Powerful Paul Robeson ; The glass bead games ; Prayer to the people ; Cal Massey ; John Coltrane ; Eddie Harris ; Biskit ; Shoulders ; Bridgework ; Maimoun ; Alias Buster Henry ; One for Amos (Clifford Jorden, tenor sax, vocals ; Stanley Cowell or Cedar Walton, piano ; Bill Lee or Sam Jones, bass ; Billy Higgins, drum).
Recorded between Jan. 1968 and Spring 1969, at TownSound Studios, Englewood, N.J. and and Oct. 29, 1973, Minot Sound Studio, White Plains, N.Y.