Shakill's Warrior

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Shakill's Warrior
Studio album by David Murray
Released 1991
Recorded March 1–2, 1991
Sound On Sound, NYC
Genre Jazz
Length 72:49
Label DIW/Columbia
DIW 850
Producer Kazunori Sugiyama
David Murray chronology
Remembrances
(1990)
Shakills Warrior
(1991)
David Murray Big Band
(1991)

Shakill's Warrior is an album by David Murray released on the DIW/Columbia label. It was released in 1991 and features eight quartet performances by Murray with Stanley Franks, Don Pullen, and Andrew Cyrille.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars stating "The music, with the exception of some typical Murray outbursts into the extreme upper register, is generally respectful and soulful, one of Murray's mellower efforts.".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]
Robert Christgau A+ [3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Blues For Savannah" (Murray)- 7:26
  2. "Song From The Old Country" (Pullen) - 7:01
  3. "High Priest" (Cyrille) - 11:59
  4. "In The Spirit" (Pullen) 9:49
  5. "Shakill's Warrior" (Murray) - 8:37
  6. "At The Cafe Central" (Pullen) 10:52
  7. "Black February (Butch Morris) - 0:53
  8. "Milano Strut" (Pullen) - 8:17

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ David Murray Sessionography: 1990-1994, accessed July 10, 2014
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed August 9, 2011
  3. ^ Christgau, Robert. [1] accessed January 7, 2013