The Ear of the Behearer

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The Ear of the Behearer
The Ear of the Behearer.jpg
Studio album by Dewey Redman
Released 1973
Recorded June 8 & 9, 1973
September 9 & 10, 1974 (Bonus tracks)
Genre Jazz
Length 64:29
Label Impulse!
Dewey Redman chronology
Tarik
(1969)
The Ear of the Behearer
(1973)
Coincide
(1974)

The Ear of the Behearer is an album by American jazz saxophonist Dewey Redman featuring performances recorded in 1973 for the Impulse! label.[1] The CD reissue added four performances from Coincide (1974) as bonus tracks.

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars stating "Some of the music is quite adventurous and free, while other tracks include some freebop, a struttin' blues, and quieter ballads... Intriguing music".[2]

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

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Dewey Redman
  1. "Interconnection" - 4:53
  2. "Imani" - 7:07
  3. "Walls-Bridges" - 4:06
  4. "PS" - 5:36
  5. "Boody" - 12:05
  6. "Sunlanding" - 2:25
  7. "Image (In Disguise)" - 6:32
  8. "Seeds and Deeds" - 4:50 Bonus track on CD reissue
  9. "Joie de Vivre" - 3:19 Bonus track on CD reissue
  10. "Funcitydues" - 3:19 Bonus track on CD reissue
  11. "Qow" - 10:17 Bonus track on CD reissue
  • Recorded at Generation Sound Studios in New York City on June 8 & 9, 1973 (tracks 1-7) and September 9 & 10, 1974 (tracks 8-11)

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Impulse! Records discography accessed April 14, 2011
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed April 14, 2011
  3. ^ Christgau, Robert (June 1974). "The Christgau Consumer Guide". Creem. Retrieved May 29, 2016. 
  4. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 166. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.