Russell, Ray - Spontaneous Event - Live Vol​.​1: 1967​-​69 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 JIB-02-M-LP
This is six PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED tracks in EXCELLENT SOUND recorded between May 1967 and January 1969, and catching Ray somewhere between his ‘jazz origin’ beginnings and the ‘free-form guitar’ approach that he would help to invent starting about 1969.
Limited edition of 250!

Guitar: Ray Russell
Piano: Ron Fry or Pete Lemer
Bass: Ron Matthewson or Dave Holland
Drums: Alan Rushton

“An incredible, never-before-released series of live sessions from The Ray Russell Quartet, recorded in London between 1967 and 1969. Featuring one of the earliest known recordings of legendary bassist Dave Holland. This is an absolutely unmissable set for fans of Ray, British progressive jazz, and jazz in general.”

“Live is Live!
You are what you play
The experience of live broadcast where you can't try anything before you start is an experience like no other.
Falling in a dream is the nearest analogy.
In these days live was live. Every gig an unrepeatable event. Ron Fry the pianist on some of these tracks passed away far too early. He was ahead of his time in progressive music. This era was a great time for progressive music in the UK. I'm so pleased it has found its way to be released.
A TRUE SPONTANEOUS EVENT.
Thanks to everyone who made this possible.”-Ray Russell 2020
  • LabelJazz In Britain
  • UPC5060774190043
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