Friday, January 26, 2018

Eric Dolphy - 2012 - Eric Dolphy Quartet In Europe

Eric Dolphy 
Eric Dolphy Quartet In Europe - The Complete 1961 Copenhagen Concerts

101. Don't Blame Me
102. When Lights Are Low
103. Don't Blame Me #2
104. Les
105. The Way You Look Tonight
106. Woody'n You
107. Laura

201. Glad To Be Unhappy
202. God Bless The Child
203. In The Blues [Takes 1-3]
204. Hi-Fly
205. Oleo
206. When Lights Are Low #2
207. Laura ##2
208. 52nd Street Theme

Alto Saxophone, Bass Clarinet, Flute – Eric Dolphy
Bass – Chuck Israels (tracks: 2-4), Erik Moseholm, Kurt Lindgren (tracks: CD2 add. tracks 6-8)
Drums – Jørn Elniff, Rune Carlsson (tracks: CD2 add. tracks 6-8)
Piano – Bent Axen, Ronny Johansson (tracks: CD2 add. tracks 6-8)

Tracks 1-1 to 1-4 Live at Berlingske Has, Copenhagen, Denmark, September 6, 1961.
Tracks 1-5 to 1-7 & 2-1 to 2-5 Live at Studentenforeningens Foredragssal, Copenhagen, Denmark, September 8, 1961.
Tracks 2-6 to 2-8] Live at Vastmanland-Dala Nation, Uppsala, Sweden, September 4, 1961.

Dolphy plays unaccompanied bass clarinet on “God Bless the Child”.

Omit piano, bass and drums on “Laura ##2”.

Originally appeared on three separate LPs: Eric Dolphy in Europe Vols. 1 to 3 (Prestige PR7304, PR7350 and PR7366). Tracks 2-6 to 2-8 are bonus tracks

Essential Dolphy if you don't already have it, sound quality is excellent. This 2CD compilation is an expansion of Copenhagen Concert, and contains all three live Eric Dolphy in Europe LPs (it is also available as part of the wonderful The Complete Prestige Recordings). Three bonus tracks from Uppsala are included here.



  2. Thank you for all of the Eric Dolphy you shared. I am so excited to hear the many albums of his that I've never heard before!