Peaceful Heart, Gentle Spirit

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Peaceful Heart, Gentle Spirit
Studio album by Chico Freeman
Released 1980
Recorded March 6 & 7, 1980
Ocean Way Sound Recorders, Los Angeles, California
Genre Jazz
Length 40:22
Label Contemporary
C 14005
Producer John Koenig
Chico Freeman chronology
No Time Left
Peaceful Heart, Gentle Spirit
Destiny's Dance

Peaceful Heart, Gentle Spirit is an album by American jazz saxophonist Chico Freeman recorded in 1980 and released on the Contemporary label.[1]


The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4½ stars stating "This music is stimulating and represents one of the highpoints of Freeman's rather streaky career".[2]

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

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Chico Freeman
  1. "Peaceful Heart, Gentle Spirit" - 7:21
  2. "Freedom Swing Song (Dedicated to Eric Dolphy)" - 7:20
  3. "Look Up" - 7:05
  4. "Nia's Song Dance" - 8:50
  5. "Morning Prayer" - 9:46



  1. ^ Contemporary Records discography accessed September 7, 2012
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed September 7, 2012