Blue Note Tone Poet Series - Sam Rivers (ft. Herbie Hancock, Freddie Hubbard) - Contours - 180 Gram Vinyl LP

Blue Note Tone Poet Series - Sam Rivers (ft. Herbie Hancock, Freddie Hubbard) - Contours - 180 Gram Vinyl LP

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Vinyl LP pressing. Saxophonist and flutist Sam Rivers followed-up his striking debut Fuchsia Swing Song with the tremendous album Contours, which was recorded at Rudy Van Gelder's Englewood Cliffs, NJ studio in 1965 with a top flight band featuring Freddie Hubbard on trumpet, Herbie Hancock on piano, Ron Carter on bass, and Joe Chambers on drums. The quintet explored four of Rivers' engaging original compositions - "Point of Many Returns" "Dance of the Tripedal" "Euterpe" and "Mellifluous Cacophony" - with a profound spirit of freedom and innovation while keeping a foot firmly planted in Post-Bop. Blue Note Records' Tone Poet Audiophile Vinyl Reissue Series is produced by Joe Harley and features all-analog, mastered-from-the-original-master-tape 180gm audiophile vinyl reissues in deluxe gatefold packaging. Mastering is by Kevin Gray (Cohearent Audio) and vinyl is manufactured at Record Technology Incorporated (RTI).


Tracks
1 Point of Many Returns (Side A)
2 Dance of the Tripedal (Side A)
3 Euterpe (Side B)
4 Mellifluous Cacophony (Side B)