Beyond (Joshua Redman album)

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Beyond
Joshua Redman Beyond.jpg
Studio album by Joshua Redman
Released April 4, 2000
Recorded May, 1999
Studio Avatar Studios
Genre Jazz, post-bop, neo-bop
Length 73:33
Label Warner Bros.
Producer Joshua Redman
Joshua Redman chronology
Timeless Tales (For Changing Times)
(1998)
Beyond
(2000)
Passage of Time
(2001)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3.5/5 stars[1]

Beyond is a 2000 studio album by American jazz saxophonist Joshua Redman released through Warner Bros. Records.[2]

Background[edit]

On Beyond, Joshua Redman unveils ten originals that are both compelling in their complexity (including odd time signatures and polymetric structures) and alluring in their unadorned beauty (from catchy grooves to indelible melodies). His quartet delivers upbeat tunes that burst with dynamics, gently swinging numbers with reflective interludes, and lyrical gems teeming with passion.

"Just as always, the music here is performed with honest expression," Redman notes. "I'm not deliberately trying to write material that's difficult to play.... There's a balance between complexity and simplicity, between formal sophistication and emotional directness."[3]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Joshua Redman.

No.TitleLength
1."Courage (Asymmetric Aria)"7:32
2."Belonging (Lopsided Lullaby)"5:48
3."Neverend"4:26
4."Leap of Faith"9:03
5."Balance"9:05
6."Twilight ... and Beyond"11:00
7."Stoic Revolutions"6:11
8."Suspended Emanations"6:18
9."Last Rites of Rock 'n' Roll"7:03
10."A Life?"6:52

Personnel[edit]

Media Appearances[edit]

Two of Joshua Redman's songs "Courage (Asymmetric Aria)" and "Balance" were featured on The Weather Channel's "Local Forecast" segments.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ "Joshua Redman – Beyond". Discogs. discogs.com. Retrieved 16 January 2018. 
  3. ^ Beyond - Joshua Redman official website (accessed 30 August 2011)

External links[edit]