Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Gabor Szabo - Jazz Raga


Year : 1966
Label : Impulse!
Genre : Jazz
Style : Post Bop, Psychedelic Mood, Jazz Rock

A rare groove must have for your music library recorded at Rudy Van Gelder studio. Jazz Raga by Hungarian jazz guitarist Gabor Szabo is perhaps the album that started the Jazz Rock movement well before Miles Davis' Bitches Brew. The meeting of rhtymth & blues, Psychedelic Jazz with gypsy folk and indian sound. The players consist Bernard Purdie, Jack Gregg, Bob Bushnell (guitar) & Ed Shaugnessy (tablas) on Mizrab is added. Titles include two jazz standards with Ellington'  Caravan and George Gershwin' Summertime plus Rolling Stones' cover song Paint It Black.

Gabor Szabo_guitar, sitar & vocal
Bob Bushnell_guitar
Jack Gregg_bass
Bernard Purdie_drums

01.Walking On Nails        
02. Mizrab        
03. Search For Nirvana        
04. Krishna        
05. Raga Doll        
06. Comin' Back        
07. Paint It Black        
08. Sophisticated Wheels        
09. Ravi        
10. Caravan        
11. Summertime
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