Gwotet

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Gwotet
Gwotet.jpg
Studio album by David Murray
Released Jun 8, 2004
Recorded October, 2003
Genre Jazz
Length 62:31
Label Justin Time
Producer David Murray
David Murray chronology
Now Is Another Time
(2003)
Gwotet
(2004)
Waltz Again
(2005)

Gwotet is an album by David Murray released on the Justin Time label. Recorded in 2003 and released in 2004 the album features performances by Murray and the Gwo-Ka Masters with Pharoah Sanders.[1] It is Murray's second album with the Gwo-Ka Masters following Yonn-Dé (2002).

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars stating "Freed from playing jazz standards or very free "Djolla Feeling" are high points, but there are no slow moments during the infectious set of danceable but somewhat unclassifiable music.".[2]

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

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Gwotet" (Kiavue, Laviso, Murray) - 12:14
  2. "O' Léonso" (Traditional) - 7:57
  3. "Ouagadougou" - 12:30
  4. "La Jwa" - 10:04
  5. "Djolla Feeling" (Sambe) - 9:24
  6. "Go to Jazz" (Kiavue, Murray) - 4:26
  7. "Ovwa" (Kiavue, Traditional) - 5:34
  8. "Gwotet [Radio Edit]" (Kiavue, Laviso, Murray) - 6:22
All compositions by David Murray except as indicated
  • Recorded October 2003

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Justin Time catalogue
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed September 6, 2011