Eric Dolphy - At the Five Spot Vol.1 - 200g LP


Eric Dolphy - At the Five Spot Vol.1 - 200g LP

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Eric Dolphy - At the Five Spot Vol.1 - 200g LP
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Analogue Productions - APRJ 8260 - 200 Gram Virgin Vinyl   

Mastered by Kevin Gray at AcousTech Mastering - Prestige NJ 8260 

AAA 100% Analogue - 1000 Numbered Limited Edition -  Pressed at QRP      

AAA 100% Analogue This LP was Remastered using Pure Analogue Components Only, from the Master Tapes through to the Cutting Head 

The music captured here is pivotal to the evolution of free jazz. Dolphy and Little's innovative approach were not always welcome by listener's and fellow musicians but the soldiered on because they believed they were onto something good.this reissue does justice to the music! Absolutely 100% authentic analog presentation.
i can't find a single fault.. More people need to hear Dolphy's early stuff. LP review

Cut from the analogue masters by renowned mastering engineer Kevin Gray

200-gram pressing by Quality Record Pressings has a flat edge profile and deep groove label, true to the original LP Deluxe high-gloss tip-on album jacket

Part of the ultimate audiophile Prestige stereo reissue series from Analogue Productions featuring 25 of the most collectible, rarest, most audiophile-sounding Rudy Van Gelder recordings ever made! 

All titles will be mastered from the original analog master tapes by Kevin Gray.

When Rudy Van Gelder took his portable equipment down to the fabled Five Spot Cafe in New York City on July 16, 1961, he had no idea he was about to document music history in the making. Capturing the short-lived but extraordinary quintet of Eric DolphyBooker LittleMal WaldronRichard Davis and Ed Blackwell during a one-time, two-week engagement, the live material he was fortunate enough to collect that legendary evening produced enough material for not one, not two, but three albums. 


Volume 1 finds the group provocatively interpreting the three originals "Fire Waltz" (Waldon), "Bee Vamp" (Little) and "The Prophet" (Dolphy), with both Dolphy and Little turning in bold and innovative performances throughout. Considering the fact Little passed only a few months removed from the date and Dolphy just three years later, makes its significance and strength of the material captured that much more rare and that much more special!

One night during a one-time, two-week engagement at the Five Spot produced enough music of lasting merit for three albums. When Rudy Van Gelder took his portable equipment down to the fabled Cooper Square jazz club on July 16, 1961, he captured the interaction of an extraordinary quintet.
 
Eric Dolphy, Booker Little, Mal Waldron, Richard Davis and Ed Blackwell had formed a cooperative group and, if Little had not died in October 1961, there is no doubt that it would have been a potent force in the music of the Sixties and beyond. Dolphy himself died in June 1964 after establishing himself as one of the important contemporary reedmen. Here his alto saxophone and bass clarinet and Little's trumpet explore three originals: "The Prophet" by Dolphy, "Bee Vamp" by Little, and "Fire Waltz" by Waldron. It's time caught in a bottle — music for the ages.
 

Part of the ultimate audiophile Prestige stereo reissue series from Analogue Productions featuring 25 of the most collectible, rarest, most audiophile-sounding Rudy Van Gelder recordings ever made! 

All titles will be mastered from the original analog master tapes by Kevin Gray.

The 200g LPs will be cut at 33rpm  at the state-of-the-art pressing plant, Quality Record Pressings, plated by Gary SalstromDeep groove label pressings, tip-on jackets on thick cardboard stock.

- Prestige stereo reissue series from Analogue Productions
- Mastered from the original analog master tapes by Kevin Gray
- Tip-on jackets on thick cardboard stock

Eric Dolphy Eric Dolphy At The Five Spot 

Musicians:
Eric Dolphy
Booker Little
Mal Waldron
Richard Davis
Eddie Blackwell
 

1. Fire Waltz
2. Bee Vamp 
3. The Prophet

ORIGINAL MASTER TAPES
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