Roland Kirk records ‘Here Comes the Whistleman’ for Atlantic Records (1965)

Roland Kirk’s ‘Here Comes the Whistleman’ is an album recorded on March 14, 1965 and released the same year by Atlantic.

Track Listing : 1.Roots (Roland Kirk) – 04:09 . 2.Here Comes The Whistleman (Roland Kirk) – 04:53 . 3.I Wished On The Moon (Dorothy Parker, Ralph Rainger) – 04:48 . 4.Making Love After Hours (Roland Kirk) – 04:20 . 5.Yesterdays (Otto Harbach, Jerome Kern) – 03:54 . 6.Aluminum Baby (Jaki Byard) – 04:41 . 7.Step Right Up (Roland Kirk) – 04:41

Musicians : Roland Kirk – Tenor Saxophone, Manzello, Stritch, Flute, Clarinet . Lonnie Liston Smith – Piano . Jaki Byard – Piano . Major Holley – Bass . Charles Crosby – Drums

Production : Produced By Roland Kirk, Joel Dorn . Phil Iehle – Engineer . Gene Paul – Mastering . Jean Ristori – Mastering . Robert Wright – Engineer

Package : Nancy Dwyer – Illustrations . David Gahr – Photography . Alan Grant – Liner Notes . Claude Nobs – Liner Notes . Del Sheilds – Liner Notes . Page Simon – Illustrations

Recorded On March 14, 1965 At Atlantic Studios, Ny.

ReleasedIn 1965 By Atlantic.

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The sheer talent of Rahsaan Roland Kirk and Jaki Byard combined! Good lord. Both of them are masters of any style of music they set their sights on. Both of them are incredible improvisers and both of them are showmen. […]

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This makes an already satisfying date an essential one. Given these additions, this might arguably be the place to start for an interested but underexposed listener who wants to experience how dazzlingly original Kirk was. […]

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