- 7 years ago
Playing tracks by
Jimi Hendrix, Pink Floyd, John Abercrombie, Eberhard Schoener and Popol Vuh.
This program is a remake of an original program made on the Teac 3340 back in 1977. The original version was longer and a bit trippier which tended to lose some listeners. The program was shortened to about 60 minutes and retains more of the “grounded” tunes. The Hendrix material is from the newly remastered albums (1969’s “Electric Ladyland” and 1970’s “First Rays of The New Rising Sun”), so the sound is real nice. Does it seem odd to place a John Abercrombie piece (from the 1975 “Timeless” [ECM 1047] album) between Pink Floyd and Eberhard Schoener? The title song, “Timeless” is probably the spaciest song Abercrombie ever wrote and with the help of Jan Hammer on keyboards and Jack DeJohnette on drums/percussion, it fits nicely right where it’s at. The Pink Floyd tune is from their 1969 “Ummagumma” album; the Schoener tune is from his 1977 “Trance-Formation” album; the Popol Vuh tune is from their 1972 “Hosianna-Mantra” album. I hope you enjoy where the set takes you.