Meditation (George Coleman and Tete Montoliu album)

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Meditation
Meditation (George Coleman and Tete Montiliu album).jpg
Studio album by George Coleman - Tete Montoliu Duo
Released 1977
Recorded February, 22, 1977 at Dureco Studio in Weesp, Holland
Genre Jazz
Label Timeless
SJP 110
Producer Wim Wigt
George Coleman chronology
Meditation
(1977)
Amsterdam After Dark
(1978)Amsterdam After Dark 1978
Tete Montoliu chronology
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(1977) Blues for Myself1977
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(1977) Meditation1977
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Meditation (also released as Dynamic Duo) is an album of duets by the American saxophonist George Coleman and Spanish pianist Tete Montoliu recorded in early 1977 and released on the Dutch label, Timeless.[1][2][3]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4.5/5 stars[4]

Steve Loewy of AllMusic states, "A pairing of tenor saxophonist George Coleman and pianist Tete Montoliu might at first seem odd, but this is a remarkably coherent album in nearly every respect. Coleman and Montoliu are each at the top of their form (coming straight from a European tour), the saxophonist blowing strings of notes like soap bubbles from a pipe and Montoliu singing his Tatum-esque lines".[4]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by George Coleman except as indicated

  1. "Lisa" (Tete Montoliu) - 5:28
  2. "Dynamic Duo" - 4:03
  3. "First Time Down" - 5:01
  4. "Waltzing at Rosa's Place" - 6:38
  5. "Meditation" (Antônio Carlos Jobim, Newton Mendonça) - 11:55
  6. "Sophisticated Lady" (Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, Mitchell Parish) - 5:50


Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ George Coleman discography accessed March 10, 2015
  2. ^ Timeless Records SJP series discography, accessed March 10, 2015
  3. ^ ete Montoliu discography, accessed March 10, 2015
  4. ^ a b Loewy, Steve. George Coleman - Tete Montoliu: Dynamic Duo – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved March 10, 2015.