Double, Double You

Kenny Wheeler

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Jazz, Contemporary
ECM Touchstone
January 18, 2019

Format: Compact Disc



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Canadian trumpeter Kenny Wheeler was both a major jazz composer and a soloist given to free flights, thriving on the creative tension between lyricism and fiery interplay. Musicians loved the challenges implied in his writing, as is apparent in every minute of this 1983 session.

Wheeler and Michael Brecker make a very fine, mutually-inspiring frontline, and Double, Double You also draws upon several long-established creative relationships. Wheeler and Holland had been close musical associates since the 1960s. Holland and DeJohnette established themselves as one of the great rhythm sections in Miles Davis's band and on many ECM discs (including Kenny's Gnu High and Deer Wan). And Wheeler and Taylor were forever in each other's groups, at the time of this recording also playing in the trio Azimuth.

Personnel: Kenny Wheeler: trumpet, flugelhorn; Michael Brecker: tenor saxophone; John Taylor: piano; Dave Holland: double bass; Jack DeJohnette: drums

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Key Value
Catalogue number 6743214
Barcode 0602567432142
Number of items 1
Packaging type Slip Sleeve
Imported No
Weight 60g
Dimensions (LxWxH) 142mm x 7mm x 125mm

Disc 1

Track Listing — Disc 1

Song Title Time
1. Foxy Trot -
2. Ma Bel -
3. W. W. -
4. Three For D'reen / Blue For Lou / Mark Time -