Athens Concert

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Athens Concert
Live album by Charles Lloyd and Maria Farantouri
Released 2011
Recorded June 2010
Genre Jazz
Length 87:04
Label ECM
Charles Lloyd chronology
Mirror
(2010)
Athens Concert
(2011)
Hagar's Song
(2013)

Athens Concert is a live album by jazz saxophonist Charles Lloyd and the Greek singer Maria Farantouri. Recorded in 2010 by the Charles Lloyd Quartet with Maria Farantouri and released on the ECM label.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Thom Jurek awarded the album 4½ stars and states "The Athens Concert is truly inspirational and quite a watermark in a career full of them for Lloyd".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Charles Lloyd except as indicated

Disc One:

  1. "Kratissa Ti Zoi Mou" (Mikis Theodorakis) - 5:59
  2. "Dream Weaver" - 8:10
  3. "Blow Wind" - 5:34
  4. "Requiem" (Agathi Dimitrouka, Lloyd) - 5:57
  5. "Greek Suite Part 1: Hymnos Stin Ayia Triada" - (Traditional) - 4:03
  6. "Greek Suite Part 1: Epano Sto Xero Homa" (Theodorakis) - 2:52
  7. "Greek Suite Part 1: Messa Stous Paradissious Kipous" (Theodorakis) - 4:49
  8. "Taxidi Sta Kythera" (Eleni Karaindrou) - 4:35

Disc Two:

  1. "Prayer" - 7:58
  2. "Greek Suite Part 2: Vlefaro Mou" (Nikos Kypourgos, Lina Nikolakopoulou) - 3:32
  3. "Greek Suite Part 2: Margaritarenia" (Traditional) - 1:29
  4. "Greek Suite Part 2: Thalassaki Mou" (Traditional) - 2:57
  5. "Greek Suite Part 3: Epirotiko Meroloi" (Traditional) - 6:28
  6. "Greek Suite Part 3: Kægomæ Kæ Sigoliono" (Traditional) - 5:00
  7. "Greek Suite Part 3: Mori Kontoula Lemonia" (Traditional) - 2:40
  8. "Greek Suite Part 3: AlismonoKæ Hæromæ" (Traditional) - 3:06
  9. "Greek Suite Part 3: Tou Hel'To Kastron" (Traditional) - 4:28
  10. "Yanni Mou" (Traditional) - 7:27
    • Recorded at the Herod Atticus Odeon in Athens, Greece in June 2010

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ECM Records catelogue accessed October 24, 2011.
  2. ^ a b Jurek, T. Allmusic Review accessed October 24, 2011.