Nan Madol (album)

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Nan Madol
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Studio album by Edward Vesala
Released 1974
Recorded April 25 and 26, 1974
Genre Jazz
Length 45:07
Label JAPO
Producer Manfred Eicher
Edward Vesala chronology
Hot Lotta
(1973)Hot Lotta1973
Nan Madol
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]


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



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