Village Rhythm

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Village Rhythm
Studio album by Joe Lovano
Released 1988
Recorded June 7, 8 & 9, 1988
Genre Jazz
Length 56:38
Label Soul Note
Producer Giovanni Bonandrini
Joe Lovano chronology
Solid Steps
(1986)
Village Rhythm
(1988)
Worlds
(1989)

Village Rhythm is an album by the American jazz saxophonist Joe Lovano recorded in 1988 and released on the Italian Soul Note label.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars stating "By 1988, it was becoming increasingly obvious that tenor saxophonist Joe Lovano was on his way to becoming a major name in the jazz world... Lovano is heard throughout in his early prime, playing inventive and generally concise improvisations that were beginning to become distinctive".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Joe Lovano except as indicated
  1. "Village Rhythm" - 6:22
  2. "Birds of Springtime Gone By" - 5:54
  3. "Dewey Said" - 6:16
  4. "Chelsea Rendez-Vous" - 5:36
  5. "Variations of a Theme" - 3:14
  6. "His Dreams" - 6:51
  7. "T'Was to Me Part 1: Celebration of Life Everlasting" - 2:46
  8. "T'Was to Me Part II: Theme" - 2:21
  9. "Sleepy Giant" - 5:56
  10. "Duke Ellington's Sound of Love" (Charles Mingus) - 4:51
  11. "Spirit of the Night" - 6:31
  • Recorded at Sound Ideas Studios in New York City on June 7, 8 & 9, 1988

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Soul Note discography accessed July 20, 2011
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed July 20, 2011