The Touchstone (album)

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The Touchstone
Studio album by Azimuth
Released 1979
Recorded June 1978
Talent Studio, Oslo
Genre Jazz
Length 45:11
Label ECM
ECM 1130
Producer Manfred Eicher
Azimuth chronology
Azimuth
(1977)
The Touchstone
(1979)
Départ
(1980)

The Touchstone is the second album by British jazz trio Azimuth featuring trumpeter Kenny Wheeler, vocalist Norma Winstone, and pianist John Taylor recorded in 1978 and released on the ECM label.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Michael G. Nastos awarded the album 3 stars calling it an "atmospheric recording".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by John Taylor
  1. "Eulogy" - 10:26
  2. "Silver" - 6:30
  3. "Mayday" - 5:31
  4. "Jero" - 6:21
  5. "Prelude" - 5:37
  6. "See" - 10:46

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ECM discography accessed September 13, 2011
  2. ^ a b Nastos, M. G. Allmusic Review accessed September 13, 2011