Universal Language (Joe Lovano album)

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Universal Language
Studio album by Joe Lovano
Released 1992
Recorded June 26–28, 1992
Genre Jazz
Length 65:22
Label Blue Note
Producer Joe Lovano
Joe Lovano chronology
From the Soul
(1991)
Universal Language
(1992)
Tenor Legacy
(1993)

Universal Language is an album by the American jazz saxophonist Joe Lovano recorded in 1992 and released on the Blue Note label.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Stephen Thomas Erlewine awarded the album 4½ stars stating "Universal Language is one of Joe Lovano's most ambitious and successful albums, an attempt to prove the cliché that music is indeed the universal language... It's an unabashedly adventurous and risky project, and it works frighteningly well".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Joe Lovano except as indicated
  1. "Luna Park" - 5:09
  2. "Sculpture" - 9:04
  3. "Josie and Rosie" - 6:48
  4. "This Is Always" (Harry Warren) - 5:13
  5. "Worship" - 4:55
  6. "Cleveland Circle" - 4:58
  7. "The Dawn of Time" - 7:25
  8. "Lost Nations" - 6:23
  9. "Hypnosis" - 6:13
  10. "Chelsea Rendez-Vous" - 9:14


Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Joe Lovano discography accessed July 21, 2011
  2. ^ a b Erlewine, S. T. Allmusic Review accessed July 21, 2011