Cloud Dance

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Cloud Dance
Studio album by Collin Walcott
Released 1976
Recorded March 1975
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg
Genre World music, Jazz
Length 39:30
Label ECM
ECM 1062
Producer Manfred Eicher
Collin Walcott chronology
Cloud Dance
(1976)
Grazing Dreams
(1977)

Cloud Dance is the debut album by American sitarist and composer Collin Walcott recorded in 1975 and released on the ECM label.[1] For this record Walcott has been joined by the group Gateway consisting of John Abercrombie, Dave Holland and Jack DeJohnette. It has been recorded in March 1975 likewise the groups debut Gateway.[2] Two years erlier Abercrombie worked with Walcott on David Liebman's Drum Ode (ECM 1046) and two years later they collaborated again on Walcott's 1977 album Grazing Dreams.[3] [4]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review awarded the album 4½ stars.[5]

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

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Collin Walcott except as indicated.
  1. "Margueritte" - 8:32
  2. "Prancing" - 3:24
  3. "Night Glider" - 6:40
  4. "Scimitar" (John Abercrombie, Walcott) - 2:46
  5. "Vadana" - 7:00
  6. "Eastern Song" - 2:34
  7. "Padma" (Abercrombie, Walcott) - 2:47
  8. "Cloud Dance" - 5:47

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ECM discography accessed September 5, 2011
  2. ^ ECMRecords.com accessed January 2, 2013
  3. ^ ECMRecords.com accessed January 2, 2013
  4. ^ ECMRecords.com accessed January 2, 2013
  5. ^ a b Allmusic Review accessed September 5, 2011