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Joe Harriott Quintet Movement / High Spirits Dutton Vocalion (/) The acquisition, ownership and handling of a back catalogue of classic British jazz from the sixties by first Polygram and then Universal Supersession is a story of meanness and incompetence.
Harriott's free-form compositions normally formed only a portion of live gigs. Indeed, the final album recorded by the quintet, 's High Spirits (Columbia), was a straight-ahead jazz interpretation of compositions from the musical of that name, which was based on the Noël Coward play Blithe Spirit.
High Spirits: Home Sweet Heaven; If I Gave You; Go Into Your Trance; You’d Better Love Me; I Know Your Heart; Was She Prettier Than I?; Forever and a Day; Something Tells Me. Personnel. Personnel: Movement Joe Harriott (as), Shake Keane (tp, flhn), Pat Smythe (p), Coleridge Goode (b), Bobby Orr (d). Rec.
Recorded in London, September "High Spirits" is quite a surprise as it is completely "conventional", with the quintet playing modern Jazz arrangements of the themes composed for the musical show of the same name, which was being staged In UK and USA at the dathistazahnmoditius.infoinfo: Zen Archer.
High Spirits is the fifth album by Jamaican saxophonist Joe Harriott featuring selections from the musical High Spirits written by Hugh Martin and Timothy Gray which was recorded in England in and released on the British Columbia dathistazahnmoditius.infoinfo: Jazz.
The Movement album is fine, but I bought it for the jazz cover of High Spirits, a score I love and it's a really fun cover and the band is great. Sound is top-notch and apparently this is the first release in stereo. Vocalion/Dutton always do a fine job with sound.4/4(1).
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