Sound Suggestions

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Sound Suggestions
Sound Suggestions.jpg
Studio album by George Adams
Released 1979
Recorded May 1979
Genre Jazz
Length 45:40
Label ECM
Producer Manfred Eicher
George Adams chronology
Paradise Space Shuttle
Sound Suggestions
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Sound Suggestions is an album by the American jazz saxophonist George Adams recorded in 1979 and released on the ECM label.[1]


The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars, stating: "The playing is advanced but not as fiery as most of Adams' later sets".[2] The Penguin Guide to Jazz awarded the album 2½ stars, stating: "this was an uneasy collaboration, not really Adams's own session".[3]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]
The Penguin Guide to Jazz 2.5/4 stars[3]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 4/5 stars[4]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by George Adams except as indicated
  1. "Baba" (Kenny Wheeler) - 13:00
  2. "Imani's Dance" - 11:00
  3. "Stay Informed" (Heinz Sauer) - 8:01
  4. "Got Somethin' Good for You" - 5:42
  5. "A Spire" (Wheeler) - 8:07
  • Recorded at Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany in May 1979



  1. ^ ECM discography accessed September 13, 2011
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed June 13, 2011
  3. ^ a b Cook, Richard; Brian Morton (2006) [1992]. The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings. The Penguin Guide to Jazz (8th ed.). London: Penguin. p. 7. ISBN 978-0-141-02327-4. 
  4. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 4. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.