Now! (Other Dimensions In Music album)

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Now!
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Studio album by Other Dimensions In Music
Released 1998
Recorded March 19, 1997
Studio Sound On Sound, New York
Genre Jazz
Length 73:29
Label AUM Fidelity
Producer Other Dimensions In Music, Steven Joerg
Other Dimensions In Music chronology
Other Dimensions In Music
(1990)Other Dimensions In Music1990
Now!
(1998)
Time Is of the Essence Is Beyond Time
(2000)Time Is of the Essence Is Beyond Time2000

Now! is the second album by free jazz collective quartet Other Dimensions In Music, composed of trumpeter Roy Campbell, multi-instrumentalist Daniel Carter, bassist William Parker and drummer Rashid Bakr. It was recorded in studio in 1997 and released on the AUM Fidelity label. The music of the quartet is fully improvised."[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[2]
The Penguin Guide to Jazz 3/4 stars[3]

In his review for AllMusic, Tom Schulte states "Fascinating and richly woven, Now! is a classic mosaic of the current state of the N.Y.C. free jazz scene."[2] The JazzTimes review by Bill Milkowski said that "ODIM is onto a group dynamic that is thoughtful, full of nuance and passion, sometimes provocative, sometimes poignant but never predictable."[4]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Other Dimensions In Music
  1. "For the Glass Tear / After Evening's Orange" - 33:00
  2. "Tears for the Boy Wonder (For Winston Marsalis)" - 5:26
  3. "Blue Expanded"- 12:16
  4. "Whispers & Cries of Change (For Departed Musical Warriors)" - 6:04
  5. "Dawm"- 8:23
  6. "Steve's Festive Visions Revisited" - 8:20

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Now! at Aum Fidelity
  2. ^ a b Schulte, Tom. Now!: Review at AllMusic. Retrieved February 21, 2014.
  3. ^ Cook, Richard; Brian Morton (2002). The Penguin Guide to Jazz on CD. The Penguin Guide to Jazz (6th ed.). London: Penguin. p. 1138. ISBN 0-14-051521-6. 
  4. ^ Now! review at JazzTimes