Coalition (album)

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Coalition
Studio album by Elvin Jones
Released 1970
Recorded July 17, 1970
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Length 39:00
Label Blue Note
BST 84361
Producer Francis Wolff
Elvin Jones chronology
Poly-Currents
(1969)
Coalition
(1970)
Genesis
(1971)

Coalition is an album by American jazz drummer Elvin Jones recorded in 1970 and released on the Blue Note label.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars stating "This was a particularly creative and often intense ensemble, attached to the hard bop tradition but always looking forward".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Shinjitu" (Elvin Jones) - 7:38
  2. "Yesterdays" (Otto Harbach, Jerome Kern) - 10:56
  3. "5/4 Thing" (George Coleman) - 5:26
  4. "Ural Stradania" (Frank Foster) - 8:29
  5. "Simone" (Foster) - 6:31

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Elvin Jones discography accessed December 1, 2010
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed December 1, 2010