Outward Bound [Rudy Van Gelder Remaster]

Eric Dolphy

Outward Bound Rudy Van Gelder Remaster MP3
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    1. G.W. 7:58
    2. On Green Dolphin Street 5:46
    3. Les 5:13
    4. 245 6:50
    5. Glad To Be Unhappy 5:28
    6. Miss Toni 5:41
    7. April Fool 4:11
    8. G.W. (Take 1) 12:10
    9. 245 (Alternate Take 1) 8:10

Eric Dolphy has sometimes been described as an iconoclast, but in Outward Bound, he was not overturning his idol, Charlie Parker; he was building on Bird’s legacy. So deep was Dolphy’s musicianship, so free his imagination, that he enchanted trailblazers like John Coltrane and Charles Mingus. Partnering in this collection with the brilliant trumpeter Freddie Hubbard and a stunning rhythm section, Dolphy is at a peak of energy and creativity on alto saxophone, bass clarinet, and flute. He and Hubbard work with empathy reminiscent of the young Parker and Dizzy Gillespie. Pianist Jaki Byard, bassist George Tucker, and drummer Roy Haynes were ideal accompanists and co-conspirators in this widely influential work. This edition of Outward Bound contains two alternate takes and “April Fool,” a piece not on the original album.

With Freddie Hubbard, Jaki Byard, George Tucker and Roy Haynes.

“I was the engineer on the recording sessions and I also made the masters for the original LP issues of these albums. Since the advent of the CD, other people have been making the masters. Mastering is the final step in the process of creating the sound of the finished product. Now, thanks to the folks at the Concord Music Group who have given me the opportunity to remaster these albums, I can present my versions of the music on CD using modern technology. I remember the sessions well, I remember how the musicians wanted to sound, and I remember their reactions to the playbacks. Today, I feel strongly that I am their messenger.”

—Rudy Van Gelder

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