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Album Review

This LP has quite a bit of variety from tenor-saxophonist Eddie Harris. Most of the selections are from February 20, 1977, although there are also two slightly earlier cuts that feature a rare sideman outing for trumpeter Don Ellis, and a humorous version of "That Is Why You're Overweight" from 1981. Otherwise Harris is showcased with a quartet that includes guitarist Ronald Muldrow. In addition Harris has duets with Muldrow ("No One Would Believe") and drummer Paul Humphrey ("One Man Section") and takes a vocal on "Drams Are for Real." No matter what the setting, the highly original and always funky Eddie Harris is heard in prime form.

Biography

Born: 25 July 1934 in Los Angeles, CA

Genre: Jazz

Years Active: '50s, '60s, '70s

A talented trumpeter with a vivid musical imagination and the willingness to try new things, Don Ellis led some of the most colorful big bands of the 1965-75 period. After graduating from Boston University, Ellis played in the big bands of Ray McKinley, Charlie Barnet, and Maynard Ferguson (he was featured with the latter on "Three More Foxes"), recorded with Charles Mingus, and played with George Russell's sextet (at the same time as Eric Dolphy). Ellis led four quartet and trio sessions during...
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