Kirk, Rahsaan Roland: Rahsaan Roland Kirk Live In ’63 & ’67 (Jazz Icons DVD)

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Rahsaan Roland Kirk Live In ’63 & ’67 (Jazz Icons DVD)

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Series: Jazz Icons DVDs

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Publisher: Select Music

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Rahsaan Roland Kirk presents three astounding concerts by this musical superhero playing his entire instrumental arsenal of saxophone, flute, mazello, stritch, siren and whistles – often simultaneously!

Kirk is backed by extraordinary side-musicians including legendary bassist Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, drummers Alex Riel and Daniel Humair, and long-time pianist Ron Burton who keep the fire and swing burning throughout Rahsaan’s blazing workouts.

This collection also includes two different renditions of “Three For The Festival”, arguably Kirk’s most spectacular performance piece, showcasing him as a thunderous acrobatic player whose multiple horn work was all jazz and no gimmick.

“The release of JAZZ ICONS is like the unearthing of a musical time capsule – an audio-visual treasure trove of the music that changed the world. From an educational standpoint this series is a gift to our culture.” --Quincy Jones

Picture Format: 4:3, b/w, 1 DVD
Sound Format: Mono
Running Time: 80 mins
Region Code: NTSC All
Booklet Languages: E
Territory: Worldwide


Contents and Reviews


BELGIUM ’63 Moon Song, Lover, Three For The Festival, Yesterdays, Milestones HOLLAND ’63 Bag’s Groove, Lover Man, There Will Never Be Another You, Three For The Festival NORWAY ’67 Blues for Alice, Blue Roi, The Shadow of Your Smile, Making Love After Hours, NY Theme PERSONNEL Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, bass; Alex Riel and Daniel Humair, drums; Ron Burton, piano SPECIAL FEATURES 24 page booklet featuring: -liner notes by John Kruth -foreword by Dorthaan Kirk -rare photographs -memorabilia collage