Sam Rivers ‘ ‘Dimensions & Extensions’

Sam Rivers ‘ ‘Dimensions & Extensions’ is an album recorded on March 17, 1967 and released in 1986 by Blue Note.

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Track Listing : 1.Precis (Sam Rivers) – 05:21 . 2.Paean (Sam Rivers) – 05:25 . 3.Effusive Melange (Sam Rivers) – 05:51 . 4.Involution (Sam Rivers) – 07:13 . 5.Afflatus (Sam Rivers) – 06:28 . 6.Helix (Sam Rivers) – 05:31

Musicians : Sam Rivers – Tenor Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone, Flute . Donald Byrd – Trumpet On (1 – 2 – 3 – 6) . Julian Priester – Trombone On (1 – 2 – 3 – 6) . James Spaulding – Alto Saxophone, Flute On (1 – 2 – 3 – 4 – 6) . Cecil Mcbee – Bass . Steve Ellington – Drums

Production : Produced By Alfred Lion Rudy Van Gelder – Engineer

Package : Robert Palmer – Liner Notes . Reid Miles – Cover Design . Francis Wolff – Photography

Recorded On March 17, 1967 At Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs.

Released In 1986 By Blue Note.

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The Guardian
But it’s often an enthralling balancing act between an advanced bebop style and the atonal music of the later Coltrane era, except that Rivers has always sounded unlike anybody else in his between-tones melodic flexibility, blustery tenor phrasing and edgily delicate ideas on flute. […]

Flabbergasted Vibes
It was recorded in 67, assigned a catalog number, and had classic Blue Note album cover artwork done for it — only to sit on the shelves for a decade before ever seeing the light of day. […]

Timmay @ RateYourMusic
Well, this is totally amazing. Really, to explain how brilliant this is in the proper terms, I’d probably have to go into how this is composed and played and how wildly exciting and daring the techniques used to make this are, but I have to admit I don’t actually know a lot about the theory behind music […]

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