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Etudes

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Lonely Woman
Artist: Geri Allen with Charlie Haden, Paul Motian
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Dolphy's Dance
Artist: Geri Allen with Charlie Haden, Paul Motian
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Sandino
Artist: Geri Allen with Charlie Haden, Paul Motian
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Fiasco
Artist: Geri Allen with Charlie Haden, Paul Motian
5:43
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Etude Ii
Artist: Geri Allen with Charlie Haden, Paul Motian
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Blues In Motian
Artist: Geri Allen with Charlie Haden, Paul Motian
7:03
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Silence
Artist: Geri Allen with Charlie Haden, Paul Motian
6:40
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Shuffle Montgomery
Artist: Geri Allen with Charlie Haden, Paul Motian
6:30
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Etude I
Artist: Geri Allen with Charlie Haden, Paul Motian
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Total Tracks: 9   Total Length: 49:09

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Britt Robson

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Britt Robson has written about jazz for Jazz Times, downbeat, the Washington Post and many other publications over the past 30 years. He currently writes regula...more »

11.17.08
Charlie Haden with Paul Motian, Geri Allen, Etudes
1988 | Label: Soul Note / CAM

Kudos to pianist Geri Allen, who had just turned 30 and had two albums released under her own name when the legendary rhythm section of Haden and Motian, the backbone of Keith Jarrett's best ensemble and individually crucial to landmark records by Ornette Coleman (Haden) and Bill Evans (Motian), invited her to be part of their intimate trio in 1987. The wisdom of that decision is immediately apparent on a version of Ornette's… read more »

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Top Trio

mailman

One of the all time great trio records. Bravo!!

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a fairly amazing gem

SemolinaPilchard

Exquisite is a great word for this set. This group simmers an intricate, percussive stew that will reward you with every listen. Simply one of the most meditative studies of Lonely Woman is captured here. Fiasco feels like a bit of a sore thumb among this brilliant collection but it's all well worth it.

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Damn right!

lodos

Agree with the previous reviewers 100%. Pity eMusic do not carry The Montreal Tapes, In The Year Of The Dragon and At The Village Vanguard, too; the second of the last three is as compelling if not more so. Wonderful music.

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must have jazz. amazing.

jazzbass

download it. period.

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A revelation

EMUSIC-006304FD

This is fantastic -- despite owning a ROVA record or two, I really know nothing about Black Saint, and picked this one at semi-random. The lyricism of the piano is just something else.

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Beauty Beyond Description

berger.derek

Amazing. Lonely Woman and Sandino are just gorgeous, the whole album is a classic.