Boykins, Ronnie - The Will Come, Is Now vinyl lp (due to size and weight, this price for the USA only. Outside of the USA, the price will be adjusted as needed)

SKU 05-ESP 3026 LP
This was the only solo album by the long-serving bassist for Sun Ra and it was also (I believe) the final album on ESP from the 1970s. Really nice, kinda somewhere between proto-kozmigroov, acoustic spacey jazz and free jazz that I've enjoyed for years and I'm glad to see this available again. Recommended.

"Legendary Sun Ra-bassist Ronnie Boykins stepped out on his own for his first and only release as a leader on, "The Will Come, Is Now". He was invited by ESP in 1964 to record his own album, and in February 1974, he told ESP that he was finally ready, and the session took place later that month. This recording not only features Boykins' solid abilities as a bassist, including his marvelous arco work, but also his talents as a composer and arranger. In addition, one is treated to an all-natural bass sound, a rare sound during this particular era of jazz history. In septet format, Boykins' six originals create a variety of moods and textures that not only evokes the music of Sun Ra but also reflects Boykins' own sensibilities as an artist."
  • LabelESP
  • UPC825481302616
Your Price $29.00

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