Prophet (Oliver Lake album)

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Prophet
Prophet (Oliver Lake album).jpg
Studio album by Oliver Lake
Released 1980
Recorded August 11 & 12, 1980
Genre Jazz
Length 39:25
Label Black Saint
Producer Oliver Lake
Oliver Lake chronology
Life Dance of Is
(1978)
Prophet
(1980)
Jump Up
(1981)

Prophet is an album by American jazz saxophonist Oliver Lake recorded in 1980 for the Italian Black Saint label.[1] The album is a tribute to Eric Dolphy.

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Al Campbell awarded the album 4 stars, calling it "a relatively straight-ahead date".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 4/5 stars[3]


Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Oliver Lake except as indicated
  1. "Hat and Beard" (Eric Dolphy) - 7:00
  2. "Something Sweet, Something Tender" (Dolphy) - 4:30
  3. "Poster" - 6:25
  4. "The Prophet" (Dolphy) - 7:05
  5. "Cotton IV" - 7:40
  6. "Firm and Ripe" - 6:45
  • Recorded at Sound Heights Studios in Brooklyn, New York on August 11 & 12, 1980

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Black Saint Records discography accessed May 10, 2011
  2. ^ a b Campbell, A. Allmusic Review accessed May 10, 2011
  3. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 123. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.