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Athens Concert

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Released  2011
Length  87:04
Release date  2011
Genre  Jazz
Recorded  June 2010
Athens Concert (2011)  Hagar's Song (2013)
Label  ECM Records
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Artists  Charles Lloyd, Maria Farantouri
Producers  Dorothy Darr, Manfred Eicher
Similar  Charles Lloyd albums, Jazz albums

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Athens Concert is a live album by jazz saxophonist Charles Lloyd and the Greek singer Maria Farantouri. Recorded in 2010 by the Charles Lloyd Quartet with Maria Farantouri and released on the ECM label.

Contents

Reception

The Allmusic review by Thom Jurek awarded the album 4½ stars and states "The Athens Concert is truly inspirational and quite a watermark in a career full of them for Lloyd".

Track listing

All compositions by Charles Lloyd except as indicated

Disc One:

  1. "Kratissa Ti Zoi Mou" (Mikis Theodorakis) - 5:59
  2. "Dream Weaver" - 8:10
  3. "Blow Wind" - 5:34
  4. "Requiem" (Agathi Dimitrouka, Lloyd) - 5:57
  5. "Greek Suite Part 1: Hymnos Stin Ayia Triada" - (Traditional) - 4:03
  6. "Greek Suite Part 1: Epano Sto Xero Homa" (Theodorakis) - 2:52
  7. "Greek Suite Part 1: Messa Stous Paradissious Kipous" (Theodorakis) - 4:49
  8. "Taxidi Sta Kythera" (Eleni Karaindrou) - 4:35

Disc Two:

  1. "Prayer" - 7:58
  2. "Greek Suite Part 2: Vlefaro Mou" (Nikos Kypourgos, Lina Nikolakopoulou) - 3:32
  3. "Greek Suite Part 2: Margaritarenia" (Traditional) - 1:29
  4. "Greek Suite Part 2: Thalassaki Mou" (Traditional) - 2:57
  5. "Greek Suite Part 3: Epirotiko Meroloi" (Traditional) - 6:28
  6. "Greek Suite Part 3: Kægomæ Kæ Sigoliono" (Traditional) - 5:00
  7. "Greek Suite Part 3: Mori Kontoula Lemonia" (Traditional) - 2:40
  8. "Greek Suite Part 3: AlismonoKæ Hæromæ" (Traditional) - 3:06
  9. "Greek Suite Part 3: Tou Hel'To Kastron" (Traditional) - 4:28
  10. "Yanni Mou" (Traditional) - 7:27
  • Recorded at the Herod Atticus Odeon in Athens, Greece in June 2010
  • Personnel

  • Charles Lloyd - tenor saxophone, alto flute, tarogato
  • Maria Farantouri - voice
  • Jason Moran - piano
  • Reuben Rogers - bass
  • Eric Harland - drums
  • Socratis Sinopoulos - lyra
  • Takis Farazis - piano
  • Songs

    1Epiphania a Kratissa ti zoi mou - b Méssa stis thalassinés spiliés6:00
    2Dream Weaver (Hyfantis Oneiron)8:10
    3Blow Wind (Fyssa Ayeri)5:34

    References

    Athens Concert Wikipedia


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