Tuesday, April 11, 2006

Sangam at All About Jazz

Musicians at saxophonist Charles Lloyd’s level of artistry rarely, if ever, have a bad night. Some times out are better than others, though, and based on this live recording, May 23, 2004 was clearly one of those evenings.

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Charles Lloyd at Borders

Jazz visionary and creative icon Charles Lloyd visits Borders to discuss and sign his new CD composition, Sangam. With his work over the years, Lloyd has delivered a body of work that is both inspiring and forward-thinking. Now with his new album Sangam, the follow-up to his triumphant Jumping the Creek, you can meet with the entertainer and have your CD signed. Sangam with Zakir Husain and Eric Harland was recorded at the Lobero Theatre in Santa Barbara. Local recording engineer, Dom Camardella masterminded the beautiful live sound on the recording, and along with photographs by Dorothy Darr in the CD booklet, are additional photos from Santa Barbarans, Paul Wellman and Larry Mills, who may also be on hand for the signing

April 15, 2006 6:00 PM
Location: In Store

Santa Barbara
900 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA

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NY Times Review of Sangam

The saxophonist Charles Lloyd emerged in the tailwind of John Coltrane, and the implicit message of his music since he first became known was that all cultures understand each other through their musicians. Drones and modes did a lot of the work: by using them, Mr. Lloyd — after Coltrane's model — showed that the cultural distance between America, India, Africa and Spain wasn't so enormous after all.

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