Chick Corea’s ‘Now He Sings, Now He Sobs’ is an album recorded on March 14, 19 and 27, 1968, with Miroslav Vitouš on bass and Roy Haynes on drums and released the same year by Solid State.
Track Listing : 1.Steps – What Was (Chick Corea) – 13:50 . 2.Matrix (Chick Corea) – 06:28 . 3.Now He Sings, Now He Sobs (Chick Corea) – 07:03 . 4.Now He Beats The Drums, Now He Stops (Chick Corea) – 10:35 . 5.The Law Of Falling And Catching Up (Chick Corea) – 02:28 . 6.Samba Yantra (Chick Corea) – 02:41 . 7.Bossa (Chick Corea) – 04:44 . 8.I Don’T Know (Chick Corea) – 02:43 . 9.Fragments (Chick Corea) – 04:03 . 10.Windows (Chick Corea) – 03:12 . 11.Gemini (Chick Corea) – 04:23 . 12.Pannonica (Thelonious Monk) – 03:00 . 13.My One And Only Love (Robert Mellin, Guy Wood) – 03:34
Musicians : Chick Corea – Piano . Roy Haynes – Drums . Miroslav Vitous – Bass
Production : Produced By Sonny Lester . Don Hahn – Engineer
Recorded On March 14, 19 And 27, 1968 At A&R Studios, New York City.
Released In 1968 By Solid State.
Considering he’s only 26 here, it has been argued that the blueprint for everything Corea would choose to explore in his lengthy career was suggested right here, in this album. Considering the sheer range of the stuff the man’s done in his career, that sets this album apart. […]
Some might expect there would be tracks here better left in the can, but I don’t hear any. Maybe it’s because Chick Corea fascinates me and whenever I have a chance to get into his mind like this, I’m a willing passenger. […]
Just superb straight-ahead jazz piano trio, proving that tradition-based excellence outclasses glitzy fusion even BY THE SAMEs. (Corea led Return to Forever; Vitous was an early member of Weather Report.) […]