Voice from the Past – Paradigm

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Voice from the Past - Paradigm
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Studio album by
RecordedAugust 1981
GenreAvant-garde jazz
ProducerManfred Eicher
Gary Peacock chronology
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Voice from the Past - Paradigm

Voice from the Past – Paradigm is an album by American jazz bassist Gary Peacock recorded in 1981 and released on the ECM label.[1][2]


The Allmusic review by David R. Adler awarded the album 3 stars stating "The interplay between Peacock and DeJohnette, captured roughly two years before the release of the first Keith Jarrett standards record, is especially interesting. One only wishes the horns weren't so tinny".[3]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3/5 stars[3]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide3/5 stars[4]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Gary Peacock
  1. "Voice From The Past" - 11:00
  2. "Legends" - 7:40
  3. "Moor" - 4:58
  4. "Allegory" - 9:35
  5. "Paradigm" - 6:44
  6. "Ode for Tomten" - 9:25
  • Recorded at Talent Studio in Oslo, Norway in August 1981.



  1. ^ ECM discography accessed September 16, 2011
  2. ^ "Gary Peacock Catalog". jazzdisco.org. Retrieved 23 March 2018.
  3. ^ a b Adler, D. R. Allmusic Review accessed September 16, 2011
  4. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 160. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.