John Abercrombie / Marc Johnson / Peter Erskine

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John Abercrombie / Marc Johnson / Peter Erskine
Live album by John Abercrombie
Released 1989
Recorded April 21, 1988
Genre Jazz
Length 61:51
Label ECM
Producer Manfred Eicher
John Abercrombie chronology
Getting There
(1987)
John Abercrombie / Marc Johnson / Peter Erskine
(1988)
Animato
(1989)

John Abercrombie / Marc Johnson / Peter Erskine is a live album by guitarist John Abercrombie with bassist Marc Johnson and drummer Peter Erskine recorded in 1988 in Boston and released on the ECM label[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Ron Wynn awarded the album 4½ stars stating "The trio sometimes unite for piercing interpretations as on "Stella By Starlight," and other times collide and interact on furious rhythm dialogues and extended improvisations".[2]

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

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by John Abercrombie except as indicated
  1. "Furs on Ice" (Marc Johnson) - 7:28
  2. "Stella by Starlight" (Ned Washington, Victor Young) - 7:34
  3. "Alice in Wonderland" (Sammy Fain, Bob Hilliard) - 7:22
  4. "Beautiful Love" (Haven Gillespie, Wayne King, Egbert Van Alstyne, Victor Young) - 7:55
  5. "Innerplay" (Abercrombie, Erskine, Johnson) - 5:35
  6. "Light Beam" - 3:08
  7. "Drum Solo" (Peter Erskine) - 3:00
  8. "Four on One" - 6:03
  9. "Samurai Hee-Haw" (Johnson) - 8:22
  10. "Haunted Heart" (Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz) - 5:26
  • Recorded at the Nightstage in Boston on April 21, 1988

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ECM discography accessed September 30, 2011
  2. ^ a b Wynn, R. Allmusic Review accessed September 30, 2011