Time Capsule (Elvin Jones album)

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Time Capsule
Time Capsule (Elvin Jones album).jpg
Studio album by Elvin Jones
Released 1977
Recorded 1977
New York City
Genre Jazz/Jazz-Funk
Length 40:36
Label Vanguard
VSD 79389
Producer Ed Bland
Elvin Jones chronology
Summit Meeting
(1976)Summit Meeting1976
Time Capsule

Time Capsule is a jazz album by drummer Elvin Jones recorded in 1977 and released on the Vanguard label.[1]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3/5 stars[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide3/5 stars[3]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow states, "Overall, the music is worthwhile, although not quite adding up to the sum of its many parts; the set has very little unity despite some individual fireworks".[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Frost Bite" (Ryo Kawasaki) - 7:57
  2. "Digital Display" (Ed Bland) - 7:33
  3. "Moon Dance" (Bunky Green) - 6:20
  4. "Time Capsule" (Green) - 8:11
  5. "Spacing" (Green) - 10:35



  1. ^ Elvin Jones discography accessed April 26, 2012
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed April 26, 2012
  3. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 113. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.