The Flam

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The Flam
The Flam.jpg
Studio album by Frank Lowe
Released 1975
Recorded October 20 & 21, 1975 at Generation Sound Studios, New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 43:37
Label Black Saint
Producer Giacomo Pellicciotti
Frank Lowe chronology
The Flam
Tricks of the Trade

The Flam is an album by American jazz saxophonist Frank Lowe recorded in 1975 for the Italian Black Saint label.[1]


The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4½ stars stating "The very explorative and rather emotional music holds one's interest throughout. These often heated performances are better heard than described".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Sun Voyage" (Joseph Bowie) - 7:35
  2. "Flam" (Frank Lowe) - 14:03
  3. "Be-Bo-Bo-Be" (Chales Bobo Shaw) - 10:53
  4. "Third St. Stomp" (Alex Blake, Joseph Bowie, Frank Lowe, Charles Bobo Shaw, Leo Smith) - 10:21
  5. "U.B.O." (Leo Smith) - 0:45



  1. ^ Black Saint Records discography accessed May 6, 2011
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed May 6, 2011