Emerald Tears

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Emerald Tears
Emerald Tears.jpg
Studio album by
Released1978
RecordedAugust 1977
GenreJazz
Length44:35
LabelECM
ProducerManfred Eicher
David Holland chronology
Sam Rivers / Dave Holland Vol. 2
(1976)
Emerald Tears
(1978)
Life Cycle
(1982)

Emerald Tears is a solo album by bassist Dave Holland recorded in 1977 and released on the ECM label.[1][2]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Joslyn Layne awarded the album 4 stars, stating, "Emerald Tears is a very nice showcase of Dave Holland, and is almost certain to be enjoyed by fans of the upright bass".[3]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[3]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide3/5 stars[4]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Dave Holland except as indicated
  1. "Sphere" - 5:58
  2. "Emerald Tears" - 6:31
  3. "Combination" - 5:18
  4. "B-40/RS-4-W/M23-6K" (Anthony Braxton) - 5:15
  5. "Under Redwoods" - 6:38
  6. "Solar" (Miles Davis) - 6:17
  7. "Flurries" - 4:34
  8. "Hooveling" - 4:04

Recorded at Talent Studio in Oslo, Norway in August 1977

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ECM discography accessed September 9, 2011
  2. ^ "Dave Holland Discography". Jazz Disco. jazzdisco.org. Retrieved 23 May 2018.
  3. ^ a b Layne, J. Allmusic Review accessed September 9, 2011
  4. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 105. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.

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