Live in Paris (1970)

by Rahsaan Roland Kirk

  • Catalogue number: TRS29
  • Label: Transversales
  • Format: LP
  • Release date: January 26, 2024
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Gifted multi-instrumentalist Rahsaan Roland Kirk at the height of his powers, backed by his Vibration Society, including long-term cohorts pianist Ron Burton, powerhouse percussionist Joe Habao Texidor, Dick Griffin on trombone, drummer Jerome Cooper and Vernon Martin on Double Bass.

First ever official reissue of this rare ORTF recording performed live at studio 104, Maison de la Radio Paris, with the full permission and cooperation of the National Audiovisual Institute (INA).

Rahsaan Roland Kirk And His Vibration Society
Studio 104 – Maison de la Radio

– « Sweet fire » (15’52)
– « The Inflated tear » (5’11)
– « Three for the festival » (5’14)
– « My cherie amour » (5’16)
– « Volunteered slavery » (11’41)

Rahsaan Roland Kirk Strich, Soprano, Alto and Tenor Saxophone, Flute, Clarinet, Manzello
Dick Griffin, Trombone
Ron Burton, Piano
Vernon Martin, Double Bass
Jerome Cooper, Drums
Joe Texidor, Percussions

Recorded live on February, 22nd 1970, Studio 104 – Maison de la Radio, Excerpts from the full performance.

Executive production: Jonathan Fitoussi & Sébastien Rosat
Sound Restauration: Ian Debeerst
Mastering: Benjamain Joubert
A.D & Graphic design: Jean-Philippe Talaga.
Photos: Rahsaan Roland Kirk live performance and rehearsal at Studio 104, 02/22/1970. (C) Christian Rose

(C) INA 1970
(P) 2024 Transversales Disques

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