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The Prisoner is Herbie Hancock's final jazz album. The title tracks and liner notes comment on the struggles of black America emerging from early '60s, an extended metaphor of The Prisoner, rising from MLK's “I have Dream” to the “Promise of the Sun“.
1964 was momentous for saxophonist Wayne Shorter, starting the year in Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers before making his own debut (Night Dreamer/JuJu). He joined the Miles Davis Quintet that summer, cementing a seminal lineup in jazz history.
Soul Jazz Records is issuing the debut 1976 album from the legendary Steve Reid. As a radical jazz artist, Reid played with an extraordinary group of artists ' including Miles Davis, Sun Ra, Fela Kuti, James Brown, and many more!
For Django, recorded for Pacific Jazz in 1964, has long been considered a classic by jazz guitarist Joe Pass. He pays tribute to Django Reinhardt without attempting to emulate him in any way. Rather, he honors him by using his own style.