Sextet (album)

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Sextet
Studio album by Carla Bley
Released 1987
Recorded December 1986 & January 1987
Genre Jazz, jazz fusion
Length 40:58
Label Watt/ECM
Producer Carla Bley
Carla Bley chronology
Night-Glo
(1985)
Sextet
(1986-7)
Duets
(1988)

Sextet is an album by American composer, bandleader and keyboardist Carla Bley released on the Watt/ECM label in 1987.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]
Penguin Guide to Jazz 2.5/4 stars[3]

Allmusic awarded the album 3 stars with a review by Richard S. Ginell stating, "The sound bathes in a polished golden ambience very much in keeping with a product distributed under the ECM banner".[2] The Penguin Guide to Jazz awarded the album 2½ stars.[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Carla Bley
  1. "More Brahms" - 7:31
  2. "Houses and People" - 7:26
  3. "The Girl Who Cried Champagne" - 6:08
  4. "Brooklyn Bridge" - 6:35
  5. "Lawns" - 7:06
  6. "Healing Power" - 6:22
  • Recorded at Grog Kill Studio, Willow, New York in December 1986 and January 1987.

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Carla Bley discography accessed August 5, 2010
  2. ^ a b Ginell, R. S. Allmusic Review accessed August 5, 2010
  3. ^ a b Cook, Richard; Brian Morton (2008) [1992]. The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings. The Penguin Guide to Jazz (in English) (9th ed.). New York: Penguin. p. 131. ISBN 978-0-14-103401-0.