Unforeseen Blessings

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Unforeseen Blessings
Unforseen Blessings.jpg
Studio album by The Leaders
Released 1989
Recorded December 19–20, 1988
Genre Jazz
Length 45:10
Label Black Saint
The Leaders chronology
Out Here Like This
(1987)
Unforeseen Blessings
(1989)
Spirits Alike
(1989)

Unforeseen Blessings is a jazz album released in 1989. It was the third album by the all-star jazz group The Leaders and the second to be released on the Italian Black Saint label.

The album features performances by Lester Bowie, Chico Freeman, Arthur Blythe, Cecil McBee, Kirk Lightsey and Don Moye.

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album with two stars stating "Other than Lightsey's contributions, this effort is surprisingly forgettable.".[1]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "In a Minute" (Lightsey) - 2:51
  2. "Hip Dripper" (Blythe) - 3:35
  3. "Sun Precondition Five" (Moye) - 0:38
  4. "The Search" (Freeman) - 2:48
  5. "Lightish" (Lightsey) - 1:22
  6. "Sun Precondition Six" (Moye) - 0:18
  7. "Peacemaker" (McBee) - 6:34
  8. "Wait a Minute" (Bowie, Freeman, McBee) - 2:35
  9. "Agadir" (Blythe) - 1:36
  10. "Heaven Dance" (Lightsey) - 9:47
  11. "Now a Moment" (Lightsey) - :49
  12. "Lucia" (McBee) - 7:35
  13. "Blueberry Hill" (Lewis, Rose, Stock) - 4:42

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed August 2, 2011