Nan Madol (album)

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Nan Madol
Nan Madol (album).jpg
Studio album by Edward Vesala
Released 1974
Recorded April 25 and 26, 1974
Genre Jazz
Length 45:07
Label JAPO
ECM
Producer Manfred Eicher
Edward Vesala chronology
Hot Lotta
(1973)Hot Lotta1973
Nan Madol
(1974)
Satu
(1976)Satu1976
ECM Reissue Cover
Nan Madol ECM.jpg

Nan Madol is an album by Finnish avant-garde jazz composer, bandleader and drummer Edward Vesala originally released on the JAPO label in 1974 and re-released on the ECM label in 1976.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Michael G. Nastos awarded the album 4½ stars stating "Leader plays percussion, flutes, harp. With Finnish friends in duo to large-ensemble contexts".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Edward Vesala
  1. "Nan Madol" - 6:02
  2. "Love for Living" - 3:47
  3. "Call from the Sea" - 1:58
  4. "The Way of..." - 12:09
  5. "Areous Vlor Ta" - 12:38
  6. "The Wind" - 9:23
  • Recorded at Alppi Studio in Helsinki, Finland on April 25 and 26, 1974

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ECM discography accessed September 7, 2011
  2. ^ a b Nastos, M. G. Allmusic Review accessed September 7, 2011