Instant Death (album)

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Instant Death
Instant Death (album).jpg
Studio album by Eddie Harris
Released 1972
Recorded December 7, 1971
Studio Brunswick Recording Studios, Chicago
Genre Jazz
Length 36:24
Label Atlantic
SD 1611
Producer Eddie Harris, Marvin Lagunoff
Eddie Harris chronology
Second Movement
(1971)Second Movement1971
Instant Death
Eddie Harris Sings the Blues
(1972)Eddie Harris Sings the Blues1972

Instant Death is an album by American jazz saxophonist Eddie Harris recorded in 1971 and released on the Atlantic label.[1][2]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[3]

The Allmusic review called the album "one of Eddie Harris's stronger Atlantic albums of the 1970s".[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Eddie Harris except as indicated

  1. "Instant Death" - 5:46
  2. "Little Wes" (Ronald Muldrow) - 7:30
  3. "Zambezi Dance" (Harris, Muldrow, Muhal Richard Abrams, Master Henry Gibson, Billy James) - 4:09
  4. "Summer's on Its Way" - 7:46
  5. "Nightcap" - 5:08
  6. "Superfluous" - 3:18
  7. "Tampion" - 2:47



  1. ^ Atlantic Records discography accessed May 11, 2012
  2. ^ Eddie Harris Discography, accessed June 22, 2017
  3. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed May 11, 2012