John Carter and Bobby Bradford – Self Determination Music – Flying Dutchman UK LP

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John Carter and Bobby Bradford – Self Determination Music – Flying Dutchman UK LP

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The John Carter and Bobby Bradford Quartet/Quintet were critical to the progressive jazz movement around Los Angeles in the late 60s alongside the likes of Horace Tapscott. Both hailed from the Watts area and trumpeter, Bradford played with a woodshedding Ornette Coleman for two years in the early 60s when the legendary free movement leader decided not to record for a while but wanted to hone his trademark sound on the saxophone. Multi-reed player, Carter also worked with Coleman who brought them together to lead their own band.

Their first outing on Flying Dutchman was “Flight For Four” as the Carter Bradford Quartet that was released in 1969. This is the second album they recorded where Carter and Bradford were supported by Tom Williamson (bass), Buzz Freeman (drums) and another uncredited bass player on four extended improvisations – ‘The Sunday Afternoon Jazz Blues Society’, ‘The Eye Of The Storm’, ‘Loneliness’ and ‘Encounter’.

The album has been out of print since 1971 and Ace are delighted to get it out on vinyl again with audio taken from hi-res digital transfers from the original masters.

tracklist:

Side 1
A1 The Sunday Afternoon Jazz Blues Society
A2 The Eye Of The Storm

Side 2
B1 Loneliness
B2 Encounter

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Artist

John Carter And Bobby Bradford

Title

Self Determination Music

Label

Flying Dutchman

Product#

190444

Cat#

HIQLP 112

Release Info

70s

Grade Disc

NEW

Distributed Item

YES

Reissue

YES

Country

UK

Picture Sleeve

YES