Sonny Clark Memorial Quartet - Voodoo 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-BSR 109LP
John Zorn (alto sax)
Wayne Horvitz (piano)
Ray Drummond (bass)
Bobby Previte (drums)

Thirty five years ago, in a completely different world, this was originally released in 1986, just as the Downtown sound / Knitting Factory scene was just beginning to get widespread acclaim and Zorn released his major label debut, The Big Gundown, this is three younger cats associated with the newly opened Knit, and a respected elder exploring the compositions and the sound of the not yet rediscovered Sonny Clark and also showing the doubters (yes, there were and even are doubters) that they really could play straight. This works on all levels and everyone in the band just tears it up.

"Quartet masterminds Zorn and Wayne Horvitz spit fire, never allowing this heartfelt tribute to get too reverential... Here Zorn sounds like he's having serious fun"-Scott Yanow / All Music Guide.

“Voodoo shows the Sonny Clarke soulful hard bop conception as seen through the oblique perspective of a NY Downtown all-star quartet. This unique and iconic album stands as one of Zorn's first declared tributes to the art of an influential musician and composer.
All compositions are by Sonny Clark including such hits as "Cool Struttin'" and "Something Special" both from his classic late '50s/early '60s Blue Note sessions. A full catalog of opened up hard bop structures and advanced jazz modes.”
  • LabelBlack Saint
  • UPC8056099003325
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