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Capra Black

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Released  1973
Capra Black (1973)  Black Saint (1974)
Release date  1973
Label  Strata-East Records
Recorded  1973
Artist  Billy Harper
Producer  Billy Harper
Genre  Jazz
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Similar  Billy Harper albums, Jazz albums

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Capra Black is the debut album by American jazz saxophonist Billy Harper. It was recorded in 1973 and released on the Strata-East label.

Contents

Billy harper s capra black featuring billy harper and the umo big band finland


Reception

In his review for AllMusic, Jason Ankeny praised the album, stating "Capra Black remains one of the seminal recordings of jazz's black consciousness movement. A profoundly spiritual effort that channels both the intellectual complexity of the avant-garde as well as the emotional potency of gospel, its focus and assurance belie Billy Harper's inexperience as a leader".

Track listing

All compositions by Billy Harper

  1. "Capra Black" - 11:17
  2. "Sir Galahad" - 8:00
  3. "New Breed" - 4:30
  4. "Soulfully, I Love You / Black Spiritual of Love" - 10:34
  5. "Cry of Hunger" - 10:46

Personnel

  • Billy Harper - tenor saxophone, voice
  • Jimmy Owens - trumpet
  • Dick Griffin, Julian Priester - trombone
  • George Cables - piano
  • Reggie Workman - bass
  • Billy Cobham, Elvin Jones, Warren Smith - drums
  • Barbara Grant, Gene McDaniels, Laveda Johnson, Pat Robinson - voice
  • Songs

    1Capra Black11:22
    2Sir Galahad8:08
    3New Breed4:35

    References

    Capra Black Wikipedia


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