The Jewel in the Lotus (album)

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The Jewel in the Lotus
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Studio album by
Released1974
Recorded1974
GenreJazz-fusion, jazz, modal jazz, avant-garde jazz
Length44:17
LabelECM
ProducerManfred Eicher
Bennie Maupin chronology
The Jewel in the Lotus
(1974)
Slow Traffic to the Right
(1977)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic5/5 stars [https://www.allmusic.com/album/r143407
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide4/5 stars[1]

The Jewel in the Lotus is the debut album by jazz woodwind player Bennie Maupin, recorded and released in 1974. In 2011, Ricardo Villalobos and Max Loderbauer used samples of The Jewel in the Lotus as the basis for the track "Rensenada" on the remix album Re:ECM.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Ensenada" – 8:15
  2. "Mappo" – 8:30
  3. "Excursion – 4:52
  4. "Past + Present = Future" - 1:52
  5. "The Jewel in the Lotus" - 10:02
  6. "Winds of Change" - 1:30
  7. "Song for Tracie Dixon Summers" - 5:19
  8. "Past Is Past" - 3:57
All compositions by Bennie Maupin
  • Recorded at the Record Plant, New York City in March, 1974

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 133. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.