The Call - Charles Lloyd Quartet
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  1. Nocturne
  2. Song
  3. Dwija
  4. Glimpse
  5. Imke
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  1. Nocturne
  2. Song
  3. Dwija
  4. Glimpse
  5. Imke
  6. Amarma
  7. Figure in Blue, Memories of Duke
  8. The Blessing
  9. Brother on the Rooftop
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The Call features the same lineup as Notes From Big Sur (pianist Bobo Stenson and bassist Anders Jormin), save for drummer Billy Hart, who replaces Ralph Peterson. (Lloyd has referred to this group as his "Full Service Orchestra of Love.") While the record documents plenty of stirring musicianship, Lloyd the composer seems to be running low on fresh ideas and distinctive melodies. In sum, The Call is a bit too similar in thrust to his two previous ECM outings. (It's also over 16 minutes longer, which doesn't help.) There ...

The Call 2008, ECM

UPC: 602517799240

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