Eric Dolphy records ‘Out to Lunch!’ with Freddie Hubbard, Bobby Hutcherson, Richard Davis & Tony Williams (1964)

Eric Dolphy‘s ‘Out to Lunch!’ is an album recorded on February 25, 1964, with Freddie Hubbard, Bobby Hutcherson, Richard Davis and Tony Williams and released in September 1964 by Blue Note.

Track Listing : 1.Hat And Beard (Eric Dolphy) – 08:24 . 2.Something Sweet, Something Tender (Eric Dolphy) – 06:02 . 3.Gazzelloni (Eric Dolphy) – 07:22 . 4.Out To Lunch (Eric Dolphy) – 12:06 . 5.Straight Up And Down (Eric Dolphy) – 08:19

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Musicians : Eric Dolphy – Bass Clarinet On (1 – 2), Flute On (3), Alto Saxophone On (4 – 5) . Freddie Hubbard – Trumpet . Bobby Hutcherson – Vibraphone . Richard Davis – Bass . Tony Williams – Drums

Production : Produced By Alfred Lion Rudy Van Gelder – Engineer

Package : Bob Blumenthal – Liner Notes . A.B. Spellman – Liner Notes . Francis Wolff asterisques RVM – Photography . Reid Miles – Photography

Recorded On February 25, 1964 At Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs.

Released In September 1964 By Blue Note Records.

(Source Eric Dolphy – Out to Lunch | Alan Saul)


All About Jazz
This record is easily at the caliber of A Love Supreme and The Shape of Jazz to Come. That may seem a mighty bold statement. Well, dear readers, I mean every word. […]

The Wire
On Out To Lunch Tony Williams (still Anthony in those days) rarely lays down a regular line. Occasionally, as on “Hat And Beard” or “Gazzelloni”, he will produce a countable figure on the hi-hat – a bebop staple – while improvising on the rest of the kit. […]

Still ‘Out To Lunch’ 50 Years LaterWilliams isn’t the only one avoiding the obvious. Bobby Hutcherson made Out to Lunch about the weirdest vibraphone showcase ever. More than anyone he gives the album its futuristic quality. […]


Eric Dolphy‘s ‘Out to Lunch!’ on RVM [Radio.Video.Music]


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