Requiem for Julius
Requiem for Julius is an album by the jazz group the World Saxophone Quartet released by the Justin Time label. The album features performances by Hamiet Bluiett, John Purcell, Oliver Lake and David Murray and is dedicated to the band's founding member Julius Hemphill.
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The Allmusic review by Michael G. Nastos awarded the album 4 stars, stating, "A long-overdue official farewell for Hemphill, Requiem for Julius not only harkens back to the sound of WSQ's initial recordings, but indicates that they have plenty of original music left in the tank.".
- "Ebony" (DeJohnette) - 7:45
- "Free and Independent Thought" (Bluiett) - 3:01
- "All Praise" (Purcell) - 5:57
- "Requiem for Julius" (Murray) - 6:46
- "Le Sport Suite" (Lake) - 7:50
- "Hurricane Floyd" (Murray) - 10:46
- "Potato Vamp" (Lake) - 3:42
- "Tone Poem" (Lake) - 5:54
- "Blues" (Bluiett, Lake, Murray, Purcell) - 4:11
- Nastos, M. Allmusic Review accessed July 19, 2011