Tuesday, May 10, 2016

MAX ROACH QUARTET – Nommo (LP-Victor-1978)




Label: Victor – SMJ-6225
Format: Vinyl, LP, Album / Country: Japan / Released: 1978
Style: Free Jazz, Post Bop
Recorded in Lausanne, Switzerland, October 1976.
Mixed at Long View Farm - North Brookfield, Massachusetts.
Composed By – Jymie Merritt
Design [Album] – Hirohito Fukutomi
Photography By – Tadayuki Naitoh
Liner Notes [Cover Notes] – Bill Hasson
Engineer – Jesse Henderson
Producer – Underground, Inc.
Victor Record Label, Catalog# MAX-6003 A-B

A - Nommo ....................................................................................... 25:40
B - Nommo (Continued) ................................................................... 24:25

Max Roach – drums, percussion
Cecil Bridgewater – trumpet
Billy Harper – tenor saxophone
Reggie Workman – bass



Recorded for Swiss Radio in Lausanne, Switzerland, in October of 1976. This is an original 1978 release from Japan. Includes an insert with notes in Japanese! First press on Victor.





Recorded in 1976, but not released until 1978 and only in Japan. This record is astonishingly good. Truly a beast of a free jazz-post bop session that features Max Roach on Drums, Billy Harper on Tenor (who's solo at the beginning of side two reaffirms my belief that he is one of the greatest Tenor players of all time), Cecil Bridgewater on Trumpet and Reggie Workman on Bass.

Enjoy!



If you find it, buy this album!

13 comments:

  1. MAX ROACH QUARTET – Nommo (LP-1978)
    Vinyl Rip/FLAC+Cover

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  2. Many thanks - Fantastic! Been looking for a lossless version of this for ages. Now, if you also have "The Loadstar" and "Confirmation" you will make one Greek jazz fan very happy indeed!

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  3. Vitko, much thanks, I love Billy Harper. Nice birthday present for me today !
    Chris.

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  4. A great one, thank you very much!
    Somehow I did not pay much attention to his 70's period, apart from the M'Boom lp, but sure this group is on fire. Seems like that other recordings from this Quartet (Live in Tokyo or Amsterdam) are quite hard to find.

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  5. Thank You!!!

    I'm still injoing Max and Taylor...

    :))


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  6. Thanks Vitko. Love Billy Harper!

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  7. Many many thanks, Vitko! Really masterpiece!

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  8. Can't say THANK YOU enough - this one was on my must find list and I've been looking for a good while -

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  9. Vitko, thank you !!
    Max and Billy Harper are Giants

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  10. Many thanks for this lossless rip : always a great pleasure to get yours !!

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  11. Thanks vitko. I saw this band in New Orleans many years ago (Pope, not Harper, on tenor). Bridgewater was on fire that night. He remains one of the great under-recorded talents of the late 20th-early 21st centuries.

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