Wind, Sky and Diamonds

Wind, Sky and Diamonds is an album by Hungarian jazz guitarist Gábor Szabó featuring performances recorded in 1967 for the Impulse! label.[1]

Wind, Sky and Diamonds
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Studio album by
Released1967
RecordedSeptember 12, 13 & 14, 1967
GenreJazz, crossover jazz
Length33:45
LabelImpulse!
ProducerBob Thiele
Gábor Szabó chronology
Light My Fire
(1967)
Wind, Sky and Diamonds
(1967)
Bacchanal
(1968)

ReceptionEdit

The Allmusic review by Douglas Payne awarded the album 2 stars stating "at best, it's an ill-conceived jazz-rock concoction".[2]

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

Track listingEdit

  1. "San Franciscan Nights" (Eric Burdon, Vic Briggs, John Weider, Barry Jenkins, Danny McCulloch) - 3:18
  2. "A Day in the Life" (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) - 3:20
  3. "Twelve Thirty (Young Girls Are Coming to the Canyon)" (John Phillips) - 3:00
  4. "To Sir With Love" (Don Black, Mark London) - 2:28
  5. "White Rabbit" (Grace Slick) - 2:30
  6. "Guantanamera" (Joseíto Fernández) - 3:09
  7. "Saigon Bride" (Joan Baez, Nina Duscheck) - 2:10
  8. "The End of Life" (John Bahler, Tom Bahler, Gábor Szabó) - 2:55
  9. "Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds" (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) - 3:44
  10. "Are You There?" (Gábor Szabó, Steve Allen) - 3:31
  11. "W.C. Fields" (John Bahler, Tom Bahler) - 3:40
  • Recorded by Eddie Brackett at Western Recorders in Los Angeles, California on September 12, 1967 (tracks 3 & 5-7), September 13, 1967 (tracks 4, 9 & 10) and September 14, 1967 (tracks 1, 2, 8 & 11)

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Impulse! Records discography accessed April 5, 2011
  2. ^ a b Payne, D. Allmusic Review accessed April 5, 2011
  3. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 186. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.