Friday, September 12, 2014
anthony davis james newton quartet - hidden voices
As I creep up into old age I find I don't dislike flute as much as I once did. Those Jethro Tull records really messed up my head when I was a kid and I'm just getting over it.
Good thing because James Newton plays a fair amount of flute on this lp (it's what he does! ed.) but it was my rampant appreciation of Davis' piano that made scoop this up the minute I found it. I really dig that the only other horn is a trombone. I kinda dig these odd combos, when they work.
This one does, but what would you expect from India Navigation, one of THE great labels?
side one: a) forever charles
b) hocket in the pocket
c) past lives
side two: a) crystal texts set 1, pre a-reflexion
b) sudden death
anthony davis - piano
james newton - flute
rick rozie - bass
pheeroan ak laff - drums
george lewis - trombone (guest)
india navigation in 1041 (1979) vinyl rip