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Reads With Jazz in Canada
Kenneth Patchen
Reads With Jazz in Canada
Genres: Jazz, Special Interest, Pop
 
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On a single October evening in 1959, fabled people?s poet Kenneth Patchen and Vancouver?s Alan Neil Quartet made a little bit of history. Together, they cut one of the first jazz-and-poetry recordings to disc ? fiery, spon...  more »

      
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All Artists: Kenneth Patchen
Title: Reads With Jazz in Canada
Members Wishing: 2
Total Copies: 0
Label: Locust
Release Date: 8/17/2004
Genres: Jazz, Special Interest, Pop
Styles: Modern Postbebop, Swing Jazz, Bebop, Poetry, Spoken Word & Interviews, Vocal Pop
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPC: 656605706023

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On a single October evening in 1959, fabled people?s poet Kenneth Patchen and Vancouver?s Alan Neil Quartet made a little bit of history. Together, they cut one of the first jazz-and-poetry recordings to disc ? fiery, spontaneous and free of pretensions, where hard bop playing wailed neck-and-neck with Patchen?s scathing, slurred, rabid vocalizations. Today, many see Jazz In Canada as among the very first truly beat documents on record ? preceding efforts by Kerouac, Ferlinghetti & Ginsberg. This new edition features original notes by Alan Neil & new retrospective notes by rock?n?roll poet of the San Francisco renaissance David Meltzer, as well as wonderful cover reproductions of several of Patchen?s picture-poem paintings.
 

CD Reviews

BEATNIK SEER
S. D. Amico | USA | 05/09/2007
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Naive & Sentimental Music To hear the voice with all the nouance and subtlty further amplifies this unique writer. There were many of this experimental era, who read with jazz accompaniment - but Patchen is more
successful than some with a keen musical ear in weaving together a fused outcome. Lyrical and challenging & well produced."