Thursday, December 28, 2017

KLAUS WEISS QUINTETT / CLIFFORD JORDAN – Live At Opus 1 (2LP-1988)





Label: Jazzline – JL 20830, Delta – JL 20830
Format: 2 × Vinyl, LP, Album / Country: Germany / Released: 1988
Style: Contemporary Jazz, Improvisation
Recorded live by Christian Sodl at "OPUS ONE" Wien-February 9,1987.
Coverdesign – A. Backhausen - Köln – Foto: ZEFA
Executive Producer – Paul Polansky
Recording Engineer – Christian Sodl
Digital Mastering – Wolfgang Meyscheider / Tonstudio Kraus München
Photos – Max Mühlherr / P. Brunner
Matrix / Runout (Side A): DMM JL 20830-1 A-1
Matrix / Runout (Side B): DMM JL 20830-1 B-1
Matrix / Runout (Side C): DMM JL 20830-2 C-2
Matrix / Runout (Side D): DMM JL 20830-2 D-2

Note:
An ORF Production Recorded / Live at Opus One,Vienna, Austria
Audiophile Pressing - ADA Extended Version ________ OUT OF STOCK
DMM Direct Metal Mastering
Copyright DMM: Teldec
Deutsche Pressung - German Pressing
℗1988 – Ein Produkt der DELTA-Music GmbH

A1 - Blue'n Boogie  (Dizzy Gillespie) .......................................................................... 6:03
A2 - Eye Witness Blues  (Clifford Jordan) ................................................................. 11:12
B1 - Lush Life  (Billy Strayhorn) ................................................................................. 9:00
B2 - Highest Mountain  (Clifford Jordan) .................................................................... 8:48
C1 - L.A.Calling  (Isla Eckinger) ................................................................................ 12:32
C2 - Lover Man  (Roger Ramirez) .............................................................................. 5:38
D1 - Don't Get Around Much Anymore  (Duke Ellington) ......................................... 13:03
D2 - Una Noche Con Francis  (Bud Powell) ............................................................... 4:26

Personnel:
Clifford Jordan – tenor saxophone
John Schröder – guitar
Roberto Di Gioia – piano
Thomas Stabenow – bass
Klaus Weiss – drums, percussion

Delta Music is German label founded 1970 by Philippe Sautot and Dr. Jürgen Moll. Located in Großkönigsdorf / Frechen near Cologne.




... In the first half of the 1970s, Klaus Weiss worked with the Horst Jankowski Sextet, the trio of former Mingus saxophonist Bobby Jones and the Eugen Cicero Trio. From 1975 to 1977 he toured with Mal Waldron and with the Dusko Goykovic Big Band and then, between 1978 and 1983, Weiss led a quintet which featured various guest soloists, including Sal Nistico, Roman Schwaller, Clifford Jordan and Andy Scherrer. He also played with Catalan pianist Tete Montoliu, with Eddie "Lockjaw Davis" and with the WDR and NDR big bands.

In the 1980s toured with Clifford Jordan and Horace Parlan, played with multi-instrumentalist Jerome Richardson and toured with his new quintet. In 1984 he recorded a big band album, "Lightnin' " which was nominated for the Süd West Funk Jazz Prize...

... In a highly varied career, Klaus Weiss has made 17 albums under his own name, with formations ranging from trio, quartet, quintet and sextet to full orchestra, and has appeared on numerous other albums as a sideman.

Weiss's musical philosophy is that good jazz music - which means jazz played by consummate professionals who have a powerful rapport with one another and the same sense of musical direction - is a highly durable music. He says: "Count Basie's music will still be up to date 50 years from now."

It is significant that Klaus himself defines his approach to drumming as directly derived from some of the great American drummers which he began listening to in the early 1950s.
Says Klaus: "For me, the essence of great jazz drumming was epitomized by those giants, like Big Sid Catlett, Klook, Blakey, Buddy and Philly Joe. These have all been listening drummers, each with his own personality, but having in common a great ability to swing, to generate excitement, and to stimulate the soloists. And besides their sound and way of playing, I got really interested in the American drum rudiments because, as I discovered at the time, all great American drummers know and use those essential rudiments - but few of the European drummers in the fifties seemed to have assimilated these elements - at least, to my ears." ...


With this gorgeous double album I wish you all a HAPPY NEW YEAR!
Enjoy!..... Cheers !!!!!!!



If you find it, buy this album!

27 comments:

  1. KLAUS WEISS QUINTETT / CLIFFORD JORDAN – Live At Opus 1 (2LP-1988)
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  2. Thanks a lot Vitko! I wish you all the best for 2018 - may your sharity continue as healthy as the last SIX YEARS! :)

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    1. ....... :) thank you. The biggest problem is that I do not have a surplus of time.
      Lucky, Happy New Year!

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    2. The older I get the more I skip music which I don't think makes me a better Lucky. :)

      Cheers!

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  3. thank you very much & HAPPY NEW YEAR!

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  4. Bravo Vitko! You always seem to come up with new to me albums that I wish I'd known about years ago. None the less, they become favorites today. Thank you for the music and happiest of new years.

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    1. Thanks, rev.b. All the best in 2018.

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  5. Great post! Thank you for this and all the other ones & a happy new year!

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  6. Happy new year!
    and thank you very much
    for the all this wonderful music!

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  7. Thank you very much Vitko.

    HAPPY NEW YEAR!

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  8. Ben, Porer, armando, all the best!

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  9. Your offerings are always so special, Vitko. Thanks a lot for sharing these ultra-difficult to find items, for your carefully taken pictures, exhaustive information and excellent taste!
    Happy New Year to you and to the friends of your blog!

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  10. GREAT 2018!!!...
    BIG THX for all the beautiful music and the true friendship...

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    1. I wish you a Happy New Year, francisco. Cheers!

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  11. Happy new year ! Thanks for your blog, i really love it ! Lots of very good things !

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  12. Great share, thanks! Have a very happy new year Vitko!

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    1. Thanks, nikos. A lot of luck in 2018.
      Cheers!

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