Rejoicing (album)

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Rejoicing
Rejoicing.jpg
Studio album by
Released1984 (1984)
RecordedNovember 29–30, 1983
StudioPower Station, New York City
GenreJazz
Length43:53
LabelECM
ProducerManfred Eicher
Pat Metheny chronology
Travels
(1983)
Rejoicing
(1984)
First Circle
(1984)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4.5/5 stars[1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide4/5 stars[2]

Rejoicing is an album by the guitarist Pat Metheny that was released in 1984 by ECM. It features the guitarist in a trio with Charlie Haden on bass and Billy Higgins on drums, playing a mixture of originals and compositions by Ornette Coleman.

Reception[edit]

Scott Yanow of AllMusic gave the album 4.5 stars and said, "Throughout this excellent set, Metheny and his sidemen engage in close communication and create memorable and unpredictable music."[1]

Track listing[edit]

Side one:
No.TitleLength
1."Lonely Woman" (Horace Silver)6:50
2."Tears Inside" (Ornette Coleman)3:50
3."Humpty Dumpty" (Ornette Coleman)5:42
4."Blues for Pat" (Charlie Haden)6:06
5."Rejoicing" (Ornette Coleman)3:24
Total length:24:72
Side two:
No.TitleLength
1."Story from a Stranger" (Pat Metheny)5:53
2."The Calling" (Pat Metheny)9:52
3."Waiting for an Answer" (Pat Metheny, Charlie Haden)2:16
Total length:17:21

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review: Rejoicing accessed 8 May 2011
  2. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 139. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.