Wind, Sky and Diamonds

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Wind, Sky and Diamonds
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Studio album by Gábor Szabó
Released 1967
Recorded September 12, 13 & 14, 1967
Genre Jazz, crossover jazz
Length 33:45
Label Impulse!
Producer Bob Thiele
Gábor Szabó chronology
Light My Fire
(1967)Light My Fire1967
Wind, Sky and Diamonds
(1967)
Bacchanal
(1968)Bacchanal1968

Wind, Sky and Diamonds is an album by Hungarian jazz guitarist Gábor Szabó featuring performances recorded in 1967 for the Impulse! label.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Douglas Payne awarded the album 2 stars stating "at best, it's an ill-conceived jazz-rock concoction".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 2/5 stars[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "San Franciscan Nights" (Eric Burdon, Vic Briggs, John Weider, Barry Jenkins, Danny McCulloch) - 3:18
  2. "A Day in the Life" (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) - 3:20
  3. "Twelve Thirty (Young Girls Are Coming to the Canyon)" (John Phillips) - 3:00
  4. "To Sir With Love" (Don Black, Mark London) - 2:28
  5. "White Rabbit" (Grace Slick) - 2:30
  6. "Guantanamera" (Joseíto Fernández) - 3:09
  7. "Saigon Bride" (Joan Baez, Nina Duscheck) - 2:10
  8. "The End of Life" (John Bahler, Tom Bahler, Gábor Szabó) - 2:55
  9. "Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds" (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) - 3:44
  10. "Are You There?" (Gábor Szabó, Steve Allen) - 3:31
  11. "W.C. Fields" (John Bahler, Tom Bahler) - 3:40
  • Recorded by Eddie Brackett at Western Recorders in Los Angeles, California on September 12, 1967 (tracks 3 & 5-7), September 13, 1967 (tracks 4, 9 & 10) and September 14, 1967 (tracks 1, 2, 8 & 11)

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Impulse! Records discography accessed April 5, 2011
  2. ^ a b Payne, D. Allmusic Review accessed April 5, 2011
  3. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 186. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.