Joe Lovano’s ‘Landmarks’ is an album produced by John Scofield and recorded on August 13 & 14, 1990 and released the same year by Blue Note.
Track Listing : 1.The Owl And The Fox (Joe Lovano) – 03:05 . 2.Primal Dance (Joe Lovano) – 06:17 . 3.Emperor Jones (Joe Lovano) – 05:13 . 4.Landmarks Along The Way (Joe Lovano) – 05:42 . 5.Street Talk (Joe Lovano) – 02:30 . 6.Here And Now (Joe Lovano) – 05:40 . 7.I Love Music (Emile Boyd) – 05:19 . 8.Where Hawks Fly (Joe Lovano) – 06:13 . 9.Thanksgiving (Joe Lovano) – 06:35 . 10.Dig This (Joe Lovano) – 08:41
Musicians : Joe Lovano – Tenor Saxophone . John Abercrombie – Guitar . Kenny Werner – Piano . Marc Johnson – Bass . Bill Stewart – Drums
Production : Produced By John Scofield Joe Ferla – Engineer
Package : Bob Blumenthal – Liner Notes
Recorded On August 13 & 14, 1990.
Released In 1990 By Blue Note.
comusduke @ RateYourMusic
Consisting, except for one track, of original material, often complex but always appealing compositions, recorded with the help of a group of outstanding musicians and alternatively worked out in trio, quartet or quintet settings, the album is edited in a way that the first three cuts make a fitting, if not exhaustive presentation of its guiding lines and stir up curiosity for what’s to come next […]
Los Angeles Times
Nothing here is mundane. “Street Talk” is a funk tune of sorts, with tenor and bass both sharing the melody. The ballad “Emperor Jones” is rhapsodic and free flowingand “Landmarks Along the Way” shows that Lovano can cook in a be-bop manner. […]
Lovano often sounds like a mixture of Dewey Redman and early John Coltrane on his enjoyable set. His music has enough variety to hold one’s interest, Abercrombie is in particularly strong form and Lovano is consistently creative during the modern mainstream music. […]