Saxophone, Flute – Sam Rivers. Trumpet – Freddie Hubbard. Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 21, 1965. Other Versions (5 of 14) View All. Cat.Contours (LP, Album, Mono). 7243 4 73163 2 6, 73163. Contours (CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM).
On Contours, his second Blue Note album, tenor saxophonist Sam Rivers fully embraced the avant-garde, but presented his music in a way that wouldn't be upsetting or confusing to hard bop loyalists. Rivers leads a quintet featuring trumpeter Freddie Hubbard, pianist Herbie Hancock, bassist Ron Carter, and drummer Joe Chambers through a set of originals that walk a fine line between probing, contemplative post-bop and densely dissonant avant-jazz. Each musician is able to play the extremes equally well while remaining sensitive to the compositional subtleties
With ‘Contours’ Sam Rivers proved that he was an innovator who could advance post-bop jazz when all norms were being challenged. Published on. May 21, 2019. An overlooked gem in the Oklahoma-born reedman’s canon, this classic jazz album has now been reissued as part of Blue Note’s new connoisseur LP line, Tone Poet Audiophile Vinyl Series. Listen to Contours right now. The son of a gospel singer, Samuel Carthorne Rivers was a saxophonist and flautist originally from El Reno, Oklahoma.
By: Sam Rivers (1965, Jazz). More albums from Sam Rivers: Warez by Sam Rivers. Fuchsia Swing Song by Sam Rivers. Crystals by Sam Rivers. Dimensions & Extensions by Sam Rivers. New Horizons by Sam Rivers. Paragon by Sam Rivers. Involution by Sam Rivers. View all albums . Contours. By: Sam Rivers (1965, Jazz). 1. Point Of Many Returns.
Sam Rivers: Contours by John Kelman, published on December 8, 2004. Rivers would ultimately go on to further heights of freedom, but with Contours he posits a formal yet less rigid compositional alternative to Hill's more intricate constructions that is essential listening. Track Listing: Point of Many Returns; Dance of the Tripedal; Euterpe; Mellifluous Cacophony; Mellifluous Cacophony (alt tk). Personnel: Freddie Hubbard (trumpet), Sam Rivers (tenor and soprano sax, flute), Herbie Hancock (piano), Ron Carter (bass), Joe Chambers (drums). Title: Contours Year Released: 2004 Record Label: Blue Note Records.
Contrasts is an album by American jazz saxophonist Sam Rivers featuring performances recorded in 1979 and released on the ECM label. However, the intriguing and very alert interplay between the brilliant musicians makes the music seem fairly logical and worth exploring by adventurous listeners". All compositions by Sam Rivers.
Contours is a post bop music album recording by SAM RIVERS released in 1965 on CD, LP/Vinyl and/or cassette. SAM RIVERS - Contours. Filed under Post Bop By SAM RIVERS. Each musician is able to play the extremes equally well while remaining sensitive to the compositional subtleties
Contours is the second album by American saxophonist Sam Rivers recorded in 1965 and released on the Blue Note label. The CD reissue contains an alternate take as a bonus track.