Charles Lloyd’s ‘Wild Man Dance’ is a six-part suite recorded in Wroclaw, Poland with Gerald Clayton, Joe Sanders, Eric Harland et al and released on April 14, 2015 by Blue Note.
Track Listing : 1.Flying Over The Odra Valley (Charles Lloyd) – 10:59 . 2.Gardner (Charles Lloyd) – 08:11 . 3.Lark (Charles Lloyd) – 13:20 . 4.River (Charles Lloyd) – 16:07 . 5.Invitation (Charles Lloyd) – 10:34 . 6.Wild Man Dance (Charles Lloyd) – 15:14
Musicians : Charles Lloyd – Tenor Saxophone . Gerald Clayton – Piano . Joe Sanders – Bass . Gerald Cleaver – Drums . Socratis Sinopoulos – Greek Lyra . Lukács Miklós – Cimbalom
Production : Produced By Dorothy Darr, Charles Lloyd Dominic Camardella – Mixing . Piotr Papier – Engineer
Package : Dorothy Darr – Design, Photography . Bernie Grundman – Mastering . Randall Leddy – Layout
Recorded On November 24, 2013.
Released On April 14, 2015 By Blue Note.
Lloyd fuses ancient and modern on new CD “Wild Man Dance”The suite pairs his modern jazz quartet with two musicians playing ancient instruments: Greek Sokratis Sinopoulos on the bowed lyra, and Hungarian Miklos Lukacs on the dulcimer-like cimbalom, a rhythmic and melodic instrument. […]
Los Angeles Times
Charles Lloyd finds riveting sonic textures in ‘Wild Man DanceAnother standout, “River,” carries an insistent rhythmic drive under Lloyd’s zigzagging runs and an intricate cascade from Miklós Lukács’ cimbalom. Even at 77, Lloyd’s wild side remains unbound. […]
San Jose Mercury News
The soulful cries of Charles Lloyd‘s tenor saxophone filled the cavernous hall housing the ancient Egyptian Temple of Dendur in the Metropolitan Museum of Art as he performed the North American premiere of his “Wild Man Dance Suite.” […]