The Flowering

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The Flowering
The Flowering.jpg
Live album by
ReleasedJuly 1971[1]
RecordedJuly 23 & 24 and October 29, 1966
GenreJazz
Length42:39
LabelAtlantic
ProducerGeorge Avakian
Charles Lloyd chronology
Forest Flower
(1967)
The Flowering
(1971)
Charles Lloyd in Europe
(1966)

The Flowering is a live album by jazz saxophonist Charles Lloyd performed in France and Norway by the Charles Lloyd Quartet featuring Keith Jarrett, Cecil McBee and Jack DeJohnette.

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4½ stars and states "This set is even a bit better than the In Europe album due to the stronger (if more familiar) material".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Charles Lloyd except as indicated
  1. "Speak Low" (Ogden Nash, Kurt Weill) - 8:26
  2. "Love-In/Island Blues" - 6:19
  3. "Wilpan's" (Cecil McBee) - 6:39
  4. "Gypsy '66" (Gábor Szabó) - 14:11
  5. "Goin' to Memphis/Island Blues" - 7:04

Personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Meny Bloch - engineer

References[edit]

  1. ^ Billboard July 31, 1971
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed January 20, 2010.