Friday, January 7, 2011

Revolutionary Ensemble - 164=11tc

Leroy Jenkins - violin, viola, thumb piano, claves, synth, vocals, gong
Sirone - bass, trombone, wood block, bells, shaker, vocals, gong
Jerome Cooper - drums, bugle, piano, balafon, temple blocks, wood block, gong, bell gong,
vocals, tympani, saw

recorded at Moosham Castle, Austria

(Aug 1977, Enja 3003)


One of the greatest free jazz ensemble i ever heard so far.
Dedicated to the memory of Leroy Jenkins.


Tantris said...

This is superb - more Revolutionary Ensemble please!

-- T

CtLxItIVA said...

i have a bootleg to share, but it doesnt sound very well.

do u know which other revolutionary's lps are actually out of print? let me know, i have some here but i wouldn't share them since they're available somewhere..

thanks anyway :)

Sunmyth said...

This is an awesome blog!!!! I love these posts! By the way, ctxitiva, you should share that bootleg. I'd love to hear it.

Farlac said...

here's a cover of the Inner City version (I assume its the same as the Enja release - both are Moosham castle)

Rev. Dr. Moller. MDMA, THC and BAR. said...

Great, thanks for this.

gidouille said...

Enja reissued this in 2008, remastered at 24 bit. I'm not sure if it's still in print. I think Manhattan Cycles and The Peoples' Republic are the only RE albums still to be reissued, though both are or were available on the web. The Peoples' Republic especially deserves a deluxe reissue.