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Looking Ahead (Makanda Ken McIntyre album)

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Released  1960
Release date  1960
Label  Prestige Records
Length  44:27
Producer  Esmond Edwards
Genre  Jazz
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Recorded  June 28, 1960 Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Looking Ahead (1960)  Year of the Iron Sheep (1962)
Artists  Eric Dolphy, Makanda Ken McIntyre
Similar  Last Date, Stone Blues, Iron Man, Out There, Outward Bound

Ken mcintyre eric dolphy looking ahead 1960


Looking Ahead is the debut album recorded by American saxophonist Ken McIntyre with Eric Dolphy in 1960 for the New Jazz label although recorded after Stone Blues.

Contents

Ken mcintyre eric dolphy walter bishop sam jones arthur taylor they all laughed


Reception

Allmusic awarded the album 4½ stars stating "It was quite fitting that Ken McIntyre had an opportunity to record in a quintet with Eric Dolphy, for his multi-instrumental approach was similar to Dolphy's, although he always had a very different sound... A very interesting date".

Track listing

All compositions by Ken McIntyre except as indicated

  1. "Lautir" - 4:03
  2. "Curtsy" - 5:51
  3. "Geo's Tune" - 7:15
  4. "They All Laughed" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 5:06
  5. "Head Shakin'" - 10:45
  6. "Dianna" - 9:05

Personnel

  • Ken McIntyre - alto saxophone, flute
  • Eric Dolphy - alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute
  • Walter Bishop Jr. - piano
  • Sam Jones - bass
  • Art Taylor - drums
  • Songs

    1Lautir4:06
    2Curtsy5:54
    3Geo's Tune7:15

    References

    Looking Ahead (Makanda Ken McIntyre album) Wikipedia


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