Special Edition (Jack DeJohnette album)

Special Edition is an album by Jack DeJohnette featuring David Murray, Arthur Blythe and Peter Warren recorded in 1979 released on the ECM label in 1980. The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow states, "The first (and mightiest) of Jack DeJohnette's Special Edition ensembles offered a sound that in many ways was revolutionary in modern contemporary and creative improvised music circa 1980... This CD deserves a definitive five-star rating for the lofty place it commands in the evolution of jazz headed toward new heights and horizons".[3]

Special Edition
Studio album by
Released1980
RecordedMarch 1979
GenreJazz
Length39:06
LabelECM
ProducerJack DeJohnette
Jack DeJohnette chronology
New Directions
(1978)
Special Edition
(1980)
New Directions in Europe
(1980)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic[1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide[2]

Track listing

All compositions by Jack DeJohnette except as indicated
  1. "One for Eric" - 9:52
  2. "Zoot Suite" - 11:29
  3. "Central Park West" (John Coltrane) - 3:16
  4. "India" (Coltrane) - 6:02
  5. "Journey to the Twin Planet" - 8:42
  • Recorded at Generation Sound Studios, New York in March, 1979

Personnel

References

  1. Allmusic Review
  2. Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 60. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.
  3. Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed 31 August 2009
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