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Gary Bartz Quintet - Libra album


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Libra is the debut album by saxophonist Gary Bartz' Quintet recorded in 1967 and released on the Milestone label. This is the more lyrical side of Bartz". All compositions by Gary Bartz except as indicated. Eastern Blues" - 3:58. Cabin in the Sky" (John La Touche, Vernon Duke) - 3:59. Air and Fire" - :52. "Libra" - 6:22. Bloomdido" (Charlie Parker) - 4:46.

Alto Saxophone – Gary Bartz. Bass – Richard Davis (2). Drums – Billy Higgins. Engineer – Elvin Campbell. Flugelhorn – Jimmy Owens (tracks: A1, A3, A4, B2 to B4). Photography By – Charles Stewart. Piano – Albert Dailey. Milestone (4). MSP 9006. Libra ‎(LP, Album, RE).

In liner notes to his album released in 1995, The Red and Orange Poems, Bartz was described by jazz critic Stanley Crouch as "one of the very best who has ever picked up the instrument". He has recorded more than 40 solo albums and over 200 as a guest artist. He won a Grammy Award in 2005 for his playing on McCoy Tyner's album Illuminations. Bartz was awarded the BNY Mellon Jazz 2015 Living Legacy Award, presented at a special ceremony at The Kennedy Center. He currently teaches at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music in Ohio, when not touring.

Gary Bartz – Gary Bartz is an American alto and soprano saxophonist and clarinetist. Bartz graduated from the Baltimore City College high school and the Juilliard School, Bartz has played with Miles Davis, Charles Mingus, Max Roach, McCoy Tyner, and Jackie McLean. His group, the Ntu Troop, combined soul, funk, African music, hard bop, and avant-garde jazz. He won a Grammy Award in 2005 for his playing on McCoy Tyners album Illuminations, Bartz was awarded the BNY Mellon Jazz 2015 Living Legacy Award, presented at a special ceremony at The Kennedy Center. He currently teaches at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music in Ohio,4 With Antonio Hart Dont You Know That I Care With Phyllis Hyman You Know How to Love Me Phyllis Hyman Cant We Fall in Love Again.

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Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Eastern Blues
Written-By – Gary Bartz
3:58
A2 Disjunction
Written-By – Bartz*
7:10
A3 Cabin In The Sky
Written-By – Latouche*, Duke*
3:59
A4 Air And Fire
Written-By – Bartz*
5:52
B1 Libra
Written-By – Bartz*
6:22
B2 Bloomdido
Written-By – Charlie Parker
4:46
B3 Deep River
Written By – Traditional
4:51
B4 Freedom One Day
Written-By – Bartz*
5:06

Companies, etc.

  • Record Company – Milestone Records, Inc.
  • Recorded At – Plaza Sound Studios

Credits

  • Alto Saxophone – Gary Bartz
  • Bass – Richard Davis
  • Drums – Billy Higgins
  • Engineer – Elvin Campbell
  • Flugelhorn – Jimmy Owens (tracks: A1, A3, A4, B2 to B4)
  • Photography By – Charles Stewart*
  • Piano – Albert Dailey
  • Producer, Liner Notes – Orrin Keepnews
  • Trumpet – Jimmy Owens (tracks: A2, B1, B4)

Notes

Recorded at Plaza Sound Studios (New York City), May 31 and June 15, 1967.
A product of Milestone Records Inc., 119 West 57th Street, New York, N.Y. 10019 [on rear jacket]
Milestone Records Inc., New York 10036 [on center labels]

Original 1968 green label with silver M.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
MSP 9006 Gary Bartz Quintet Libra ‎(LP, Album) Milestone MSP 9006 US 1968
VDJ-28057 Gary Bartz Quintet Libra ‎(CD, Album, RE) Milestone VDJ-28057 Japan 1989
MSP 9006 Gary Bartz Quintet Libra ‎(LP, Album, RE) Milestone MSP 9006 US Unknown
MSP 9006 Gary Bartz Quintet Libra ‎(LP, Album) Milestone MSP 9006 US 1968



Gary Bartz Quintet - Libra album
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Performer: Gary Bartz Quintet
Title: Libra
Category: Jazz
Country: US
Released: 1968
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