Marion Brown

Why Not? Porto Novo! Revisited (ezz-thetics 1106)

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Why Not? Porto Novo! Revisited

Marion Brown



EZZ 160391

ezz-thetics 1106



CD 14,03 €

Reissuing two essential albums from saxophonist Marion Brown--Why Not? (ESP, 1968) and Porto Novo (Polydor, 1969)--the first recorded in NY in a quartet with pianist Stanley Cowell, bassist Sirone and drummer Rashied Ali, the second recorded in The Netherlands in a trio with Han Bennink on drums and Maarten Van Regteren Altena on double bass; essential.


1. La Sorrela 11:32
2. Fortunato 8:36
3. Why Not 7:00
4. Homecoming 10:19
5. Similar Limits 6:25
6. Sound Structure 6:08
7. Improvisation 5:49
8. QBIC 6:34
9. Porto Novo 11:50



Tracks 1-4:

Marion Brown, Alto Saxophone
Norris Jones, Bass
Rashied Ali, Drums
Stan Cowell, Piano

Recorded in New York City, New York, on October 23th, 1966.

Tracks 5-9:

Marion Brown, Alto Saxophone
Maarten van Regteren Altena, Bass
Han Bennink, Drums

Recorded in Soest, The Netherlands, on December 14th, 1967.