Shakill's Warrior

Shakill's Warrior is an album by David Murray released on the DIW/Columbia label in 1991. It features eight quartet performances by Murray with Stanley Franks, Don Pullen, and Andrew Cyrille.[1]

Shakill's Warrior
Studio album by
Released1991
RecordedMarch 1–2, 1991
Sound On Sound, NYC
GenreJazz
Length72:49
LabelDIW/Columbia
DIW 850
ProducerKazunori Sugiyama
David Murray chronology
Remembrances
(1990)
Shakill's Warrior
(1991)
David Murray Big Band
(1991)

Reception

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars stating "The music, with the exception of some typical Murray outbursts into the extreme upper register, is generally respectful and soulful, one of Murray's mellower efforts.".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic[2]
Robert ChristgauA+ [3]

Track listing

  1. "Blues For Savannah" (Murray)- 7:26
  2. "Song From The Old Country" (Pullen) - 7:01
  3. "High Priest" (Cyrille) - 11:59
  4. "In The Spirit" (Pullen) 9:49
  5. "Shakill's Warrior" (Murray) - 8:37
  6. "At The Cafe Central" (Pullen) 10:52
  7. "Black February (Butch Morris) - 0:53
  8. "Milano Strut" (Pullen) - 8:17

Personnel

References

  1. David Murray Sessionography: 1990-1994, accessed July 10, 2014
  2. Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed August 9, 2011
  3. Christgau, Robert. accessed January 7, 2013
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