Feeling Free

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Feeling Free
Feeling Free.jpg
Studio album by
Released1969
RecordedFebruary 13, 1969
Contemporary Record's Studio in Los Angeles, California
GenreJazz
Length43:05
LabelContemporary M3618/S7618
ProducerLester Koenig
Barney Kessel chronology
Hair Is Beautiful
(1968)
Feeling Free
(1969)
Guitarra
(1969)

Feeling Free is an album by guitarist Barney Kessel recorded in 1969 and released on the Contemporary label.[1] The album marked a brief return to the label before Kessel embarked on an extended stay in Europe.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[2]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow states: "Although none of the musicians was associated exclusively with the avant-garde (Elvin Jones came the closest but never quite embraced free jazz), they show the influence of the explorations of the era, using aspects of the innovations as a logical way to stretch the jazz mainstream. Fascinating music".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Barney Kessel except as indicated

  1. "Moving Up" - 5:14
  2. "Blue Grass" - 9:24
  3. "This Guy's in Love with You" (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) - 5:14
  4. "Blues up, Down and All Around" - 8:21
  5. "The Sound of Silence" (Paul Simon) - 7:39
  6. "Two Note Samba" - 4:55

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Contemporary Records discography accessed May 25, 2015
  2. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. Feeling Free – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved May 25, 2015.