JIMMY GIUFFRE - WESTERN SUITE

JIMMY GIUFFRE

WESTERN SUITE

1LP

James Giuffre was an American jazz clarinetist, saxophonist, composer, and arranger, notable for his development of forms of jazz which allowed for free interplay between the musicians. His 1960 album Western Suite features an unusual trio of clarinet, guitar and valve trombone.

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • With Bob Brookmeyer & Jim Hall

 

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Catalog # : MOVLP2789 Format : 1 LP, 180 gram Releasedate : 2021-01-08
Barcode : 8719262016811 Sleeve : 3mm Original Release : 1960 

Side A

1. Western Suite
1st Movement: Pony Express
2nd Movement: Apaches
3rd Movement: Saturday Night Dance
4th Movement: Big Pow Wow

Side B

1. Topsy
2. Blue Monk

James Giuffre was an American jazz clarinetist, saxophonist, composer, and arranger, notable for his development of forms of jazz which allowed for free interplay between the musicians. His 1960 album Western Suite features an unusual trio of clarinet, guitar and valve trombone. The first half of the album is devoted to Giuffre's country music/folk-inspired suite, while the second half features a lengthy and abstract version of the big band standard “Topsy” and a Thelonious Monk song.

 

 

 

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • With Bob Brookmeyer & Jim Hall