Village Rhythm

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Village Rhythm
Village Rhythm.jpg
Studio album by Joe Lovano
Released 1988
Recorded June 7, 8 & 9, 1988
Genre Jazz
Length 56:38
Label Soul Note
Producer Giovanni Bonandrini
Joe Lovano chronology
Solid Steps
(1986)
Village Rhythm
(1988)
Worlds
(1989)

Village Rhythm is a studio album by the American jazz saxophonist Joe Lovano recorded in 1988 and released on the Italian Soul Note label.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars stating "By 1988, it was becoming increasingly obvious that tenor saxophonist Joe Lovano was on his way to becoming a major name in the jazz world... Lovano is heard throughout in his early prime, playing inventive and generally concise improvisations that were beginning to become distinctive".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Joe Lovano except as indicated
  1. "Village Rhythm" - 6:22
  2. "Birds of Springtime Gone By" - 5:54
  3. "Dewey Said" - 6:16
  4. "Chelsea Rendez-Vous" - 5:36
  5. "Variations of a Theme" - 3:14
  6. "His Dreams" - 6:51
  7. "T'Was to Me Part 1: Celebration of Life Everlasting" - 2:46
  8. "T'Was to Me Part II: Theme" - 2:21
  9. "Sleepy Giant" - 5:56
  10. "Duke Ellington's Sound of Love" (Charles Mingus) - 4:51
  11. "Spirit of the Night" - 6:31
  • Recorded at Sound Ideas Studios in New York City on June 7, 8 & 9, 1988

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Soul Note discography accessed July 20, 2011
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed July 20, 2011

External links[edit]