Sound Suggestions

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Sound Suggestions
Studio album by George Adams
Released 1979
Recorded May 1979
Genre Jazz
Length 45:40
Label ECM
Producer Manfred Eicher
George Adams chronology
Paradise Space Shuttle
(1979)
Sound Suggestions
(1979)
Hand to Hand
(1980)

Sound Suggestions is an album by the American jazz saxophonist George Adams recorded in 1979 and released on the ECM label.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars stating "The playing is advanced but not as fiery as most of Adams' later sets".[2] The Penguin Guide to Jazz awarded the album 2½ stars stating "this was an uneasy collaboration , not really Adams's own session".[3]

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

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by George Adams except as indicated
  1. "Baba" (Kenny Wheeler) - 13:00
  2. "Imani's Dance" - 11:00
  3. "Stay Informed" (Heinz Sauer) - 8:01
  4. "Got Somethin' Good for You" - 5:42
  5. "A Spire" (Wheeler) - 8:07
  • Recorded at Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany in May 1979

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ECM discography accessed September 13, 2011
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed June 13, 2011
  3. ^ a b Cook, Richard; Brian Morton (2006) [1992]. The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings. The Penguin Guide to Jazz (in English) (8th ed.). London: Penguin. p. 7. ISBN 978-0-141-02327-4.