Jimmy Giuffre 3 & 4 – New York Concerts – Deluxe 2CD & Limited 2LP Gatefold Edition

Jimmy Giuffre 3 & 4 – New York Concerts – Deluxe 2CD & Limited 2LP Gatefold Edition

“These recordings were never going to be released, but as soon as I heard them, I knew I had to do everything in my power to make these performances public for the first time in almost 50 years. I first discovered the tapes in July 2012, while on a New York business trip. Upon first hearing these recordings I was mesmerized by Jimmy Giuffre’s style of play. It was nothing like the LPs I had collected from his years in Capitol, Atlantic, or Verve. These performances were free, adventurous, and unexpected. As Bob Blumenthal mentions in his liner notes, these recordings also mark a reappearance of the tenor saxophone for Giuffre, who had been playing the clarinet almost exclusively. George Klabin recorded these two concerts in 1965 while a student at Columbia University and the jazz programming director at WKCR-FM. These recordings aired only once on his radio show and remained tucked away until now”. Zev Feldman

2CD TRACKLIST:

DISC 1:

01. SYNCOPATE 7:50
02. Intro 0:37
03. CROSSROADS 7:47
04. DRIVE 11:39
05. QUADRANGLE 3:52
06. ANGLES 4:32

JIMMY GIUFFRE, clarinet & tenor sax
RICHARD DAVIS, bass
JOE CHAMBERS, drums

Recorded at Judson Hall, New York City,
September 3, 1965.

DISC 2:

01 SYNCOPATE 8:20
02 QUADRANGLE 7:06
03 THREE BARS IN ONE 8:50
04 CRY, WANT 9:40
05 ANGLES 8:10
06 DRIVE 8:06

JIMMY GIUFFRE, clarinet & tenor sax
DON FRIEDMAN, piano
BARRE PHILLIPS, bass
JOE CHAMBERS, drums

Recorded at Wollman Auditorium at Columbia University,
New York City, May 19, 1965.

 

DELUXE 180-GRAM DOUBLE LP

SPECIAL GATEFOLD EDITION INCLUDING EXTENSIVE LINER NOTES INCLUDING SPECIAL ANNOTATIONS BY CO-PRODUCER ZEV FELDMAN & FAMED JAZZ WRITERS PHILIPPE CARLES & BOB BLUMENTHAL.

TRACKLIST 2LP:

SIDE A:
1. SYNCOPATE 7:51
2. INTRODUCTION 0:39
3 CROSSROADS 7:47

SIDE B:
1. DRIVE 11:40
2. QUADRANGLE 3:53
3. ANGLES 4:32

SIDE C:
1. SYNCOPATE 8:22
2. QUADRANGLE 7:08
3. THREE BARS IN ONE 8:51

SIDE D:
1. CRY, WANT 9:42
2. ANGLES 8:11
3. DRIVE 8:06

All compositions by JIMMY GIUFFRE (Beach Music Co. BMI) except “Crossroads” by ORNETTE COLEMAN (Contemporary Music BMI)

PERSONNEL:
Sides A & B:
JIMMY GIUFFRE, clarinet & tenor sax
RICHARD DAVIS, bass
JOE CHAMBERS, drums

Recorded at Judson Hall, New York City, September 3, 1965.

Sides C & D:
JIMMY GIUFFRE, clarinet & tenor sax
DON FRIEDMAN, piano
BARRE PHILLIPS, bass
JOE CHAMBERS, drums

Recorded at Wollman Auditorium, Columbia University, New York City, May 19, 1965.

Produced by Zev Feldman.
Executive producer: Jordi Soley.
Mixing, Mastering, and Sound Restoration by George Klabin & Fran Gala at Resonance Records Studios, Beverly Hills.

This special Gatefold 2LP edition was released for the Record Store Day October 24, 2020 edition.