Spiral Live at Montreux 1978

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Spiral Live at Montreux 1978
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Live album by Muhal Richard Abrams
Released 1978
Recorded July 22, 1978
Genre Jazz
Length 42:28
Label Arista/Novus
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Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Spiral Live at Montreux 1978 is a live album by Muhal Richard Abrams recorded at the Montreux Jazz Festival and released on the Arista Novus label in 1978.

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow states "Abrams' occasional use of devices from earlier styles (including a bit of dissonant stride and basslines à la Lennie Tristano) makes this music a bit more accessible than one might expect at times, but in general, this set is for listeners who enjoy hearing new approaches to musical freedom".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Muhal Richard Abrams

  1. "B Song" - 13:50
  2. "String Song" - 5:05
  3. "Voice Song" - 23:33
  • Recorded at the Montreux Jazz Festival, Switzerland on July 22, 1978

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic Review
  2. ^ Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed April 1, 2009