The Flowering

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The Flowering
Live album by Charles Lloyd
Released 1971
Recorded July 23 & 24 and October 29, 1966
Genre Jazz
Length 42:39
Label Atlantic
Charles Lloyd chronology
Forest Flower
The Flowering
Charles Lloyd in Europe

The Flowering is a live album by jazz saxophonist Charles Lloyd performed in France and Norway by the Charles Lloyd Quartet featuring Keith Jarrett, Cecil McBee, and Jack DeJohnette.


The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4½ stars and states "This set is even a bit better than the In Europe album due to the stronger (if more familiar) material".[1]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Charles Lloyd except as indicated
  1. "Speak Low" (Ogden Nash, Kurt Weill) - 8:26
  2. "Love-In/Island Blues" - 6:19
  3. "Wilpan's" (Cecil McBee) - 6:39
  4. "Gypsy '66" (Gabor Szabo) - 14:11
  5. "Goin' to Memphis/Island Blues" - 7:04



  1. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed January 20, 2010.