Bobby Hutcherson records ‘Components’ with Freddie Hubbard, Herbie Hancock et al (1965)

Bobby Hutcherson‘s ‘Components’ is an album mixing hard bop on one side and avant-garde on the other, recorded on June 10, 1965 and released the same year by Blue Note.

Track Listing : 1.Components (Bobby Hutcherson) – 06:25 . 2.Tranquillity (Bobby Hutcherson) – 05:03 . 3.Little B’S Poem (Bobby Hutcherson) – 05:11 . 4.West 22Nd Street Theme (Bobby Hutcherson) – 04:42 . 5.Movement (Joe Chambers) – 07:31 . 6.Juba Dance (Joe Chambers) – 05:23 . 7.Air (Joe Chambers) – 04:48 . 8.Pastoral (Joe Chambers) – 02:02

Musicians : Bobby Hutcherson – Vibraphone . James Spaulding – Alto Saxophone, Flute . Freddie Hubbard – Trumpet . Herbie Hancock – Piano . Ron Carter – Double Bass . Joe Chambers – Drums

Production : Produced By Alfred Lion Rudy Van Gelder – Engineer

Recorded On June 10, 1965 At Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs.

Released In 1965 By Blue Note.

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The Daily Guru
There was a time that, due to the nature of the genre at the time, one had to try quite hard to be different or avant within the world of jazz music. As the genre split off into countless sub-genres and new styles and forms seemed to be popping up every day, to truly set oneself apart from the pack, one had to be both a musical visionary, as well as exceptionally talented. […]

Jazz Note SDP
The next three numbers shift abruptly into the new thing. There is no bothering with melody, it’s all down to playing with the components of music. ‘Movement,’ in particular, is a revealing avant garde document. […]

JazzMusicArchives.com
So Components is not entirely consistent in style, but still most of it is really good jazz edging post-bop, with a pair of avant-jazz tracks for the more demanding jazz listener. Yes, I recommend this, Hancock fans can easily check thisand of course, if you’re a Bobby fan and don’t have this, you’re missing a mix of his really fun hard bop-ish tunes and a more wildish style of his. […]

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