|Studio album by Kenny Wheeler|
Talent Studio, Oslo
|Kenny Wheeler chronology|
Deer Wan is an album by Kenny Wheeler featuring performances by Wheeler with Jan Garbarek, John Abercrombie, Dave Holland and Jack DeJohnette with Ralph Towner appearing on one track. The album was recorded in 1977 and released on the ECM label. The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow states "Kenny Wheeler's beautiful sound on trumpet and his wide range are well-displayed on his four compositions, three of which are given performances over ten minutes long... Wheeler emphasizes lyricism and romantic moods on this fine set of original music".
- All compositions by Kenny Wheeler.
- "Peace for Five" – 16:27
- "3/4 in the Afternoon" – 5:50
- "Sumother Song" – 11:25
- "Deer Wan" – 10:04
- Kenny Wheeler – trumpet, flugelhorn
- Jan Garbarek – tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone
- John Abercrombie – electric guitar, electric mandolin
- Dave Holland – bass
- Jack DeJohnette – drums
- Ralph Towner – 12-string guitar (track 2)
- Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed September 7, 2009