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Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Instant Death - Eddie Harris

Instant Death
Eddie Harris
Produced by Eddie Harris and Marvin Lagunoff
Recoding Engineer: Bruce Sweden
Photography: Neal Preston
Album Design: Haig Adishian
Atlantic SD 1611

Available from online vendor so I will not be posting a sample. Presented here to share the cover art.

#18 "Best Selling Jazz LP's" Billboard - June 3, 1972
#20 "Best Selling Jazz LP's" Billboard - July 1, 1972

Mild avant grade jazz concept set that plays through with a lot of mood.


Ronald Muldrow: Electric Guitar
Rufus Reid: Bass and Electric Bass
Billy James: Drums and Kilimba (African Thumb Piano)
Richard Abrams: Electric Piano and African Whistle
Henry Gibson: Conga Drums and African Talking Drums
Eddie Harris: Electric Saxophone, Trumpet with reed mouthpiece, Cowbell,
Shaker and Horn Vocals (Condour Innovex, Ampeg Amplifier, Maestro Guitar Unit, Color Sound Was Way, Eddie Harris Saxophone Mouthpiece by J. J. Babbit Co.)

Instant Death
A Little Wes
Zambezi Dance
Written-By – Billy James, Henry Gibson, Richard Abrams*, Ronald Muldrow, Rufus Reid
Summer's On Its Way

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