Gonzalo Rubalcaba records ‘Discovery: Live at Montreux’ at the Montreux Jazz Festival (1990)

Gonzalo Rubalcaba’s ‘Discovery: Live at Montreux’ is an album recorded at the Montreux Jazz Festival on July 15, 1990, with Charlie Haden and Paul Motian and released on March 30, 1991 by Blue Note.

Track Listing : 1.Well, You Needn’T (Thelonious Monk) – 08:47 . 2.Velas (Gonzalo Rubalcaba) – 00:00 . 3.Prologo Comienzo (Gonzalo Rubalcaba) – 05:09 . 4.First Song (Charlie Haden) – 09:40 . 5.Once Around The Park (Paul Motian) – 05:46 . 6.Joao (Gonzalo Rubalcaba) – 06:50 . 7.All The Things You Are (Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Jerome Kern) – 11:38

Musicians : Gonzalo Rubalcaba – Piano . Charlie Haden – Bass . Paul Motian – Drums

Production : Produced By Charlie Haden

Recorded On July 15, 1990 At The Montreux Jazz Festival.

Released On March 30, 1991 By Blue Note.

(Source Gonzalo Rubalcaba‘s ‘Discovery: Live at Montreux’ | Official Site)


Rubalcaba’s spellbinding take of Thelonious Monk‘s “Well You Needn’t” only begins to hint at his virtuosity; in an up-tempo setting he segues from bop into Latin with flashes of the avant-garde in a breathtaking performance. […]

Zappaholic @ RateYourMusic
Together they make a truly incredible concert performance. It is worth hearing for what Rubulcaba does to Monk’s “Well You Needn’t” alone. Rubalcaba’s hands are loaded weapons! […]

Gonzalo Rubalcaba‘s ‘Discovery: Live at Montreux’


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