Libra (Gary Bartz album)

Libra is the debut album by saxophonist Gary Bartz' Quintet recorded in 1967 and released on the Milestone label.[1]

Libra
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Studio album by
Gary Bartz Quintet
Released1968
RecordedMay 31 and June 15, 1967
Plaza Sound Studios, New York City
GenreJazz
LabelMilestone
MSP 9006
ProducerOrrin Keepnews
Gary Bartz chronology
Libra
(1968)
Another Earth
(1969)

ReceptionEdit

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic     [2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide     [3]

Michael G. Nastos of Allmusic said "Featured are excellent compositions and playing in mainstream mode... This is the more lyrical side of Bartz".[2]

Track listingEdit

All compositions by Gary Bartz except as indicated

  1. "Eastern Blues" - 3:58
  2. "Disjunction" - 7:10
  3. "Cabin in the Sky" (John La Touche, Vernon Duke) - 3:59
  4. "Air and Fire" - :52
  5. "Libra" - 6:22
  6. "Bloomdido" (Charlie Parker) - 4:46
  7. "Deep River" (Traditional) - 4:51
  8. "Freedom One Day" - 5:06

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Gary Bartz Selected Discography accessed February 10, 2015
  2. ^ a b Nastos, M. G. Allmusic Review, February 10, 2015
  3. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. pp. 20. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.