Billy Harper

Black Saint - On Tour in Europe 1975 (769791973688)

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Black Saint - On Tour in Europe 1975

Billy Harper

Our Swimmer


LP 163934




LP 24,78 €

4 1/2 stars all music guide

Stunning work from one of the greatest players of the post-Coltrane generation – a classic session recorded overseas in the mid 70s, and one that's filled with soulful expressions from the great Billy Harper! Harper's tenor kicks off the set with an immediately gripping sound – as searing as Pharoah Sanders at his Impulse best – but driven on by searching, soaring modal rhythms that are all Billy's own – the kind of grooves he first forged with Max Roach, then really expanded on when given the freedom of a record like this.


  • Billy Harper - tenor sax
  • Virgil Jones - trumpet
  • Joe Bonner - piano
  • David Friesen - bass
  • Malcom Pinson - drums

Recorded on July 21/22, 1975 Barclay Studios, Paris


  • SIDE A
  • A1 Dance, Eternal Spirits, Dance!
  • A2 Croquet Ballet
  • SIDE B
  • B1 Call Of The Wild And Peaceful Heart