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Steve Reid

Live At The South Bank

Label: Smalltown Superjazzz

Format: Vinyl LPx2

Genre: Jazz

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Awesome, 10/10 on Digitalis "The late Steve Reid, veteran jazz drummer and percussionist and Kieran Hebden (Four Tet), the British electronic musician/producer young enough to be his grandson, present the fifth and final installment of their momentous synergy. The music on this double LP was recorded in concert on June, 20 2009 in the foyer of the Queen Elizabeth Hall at London's Southbank Centre, as part of the Meltdown Festival curated by free jazz legend Ornette Coleman. For this marathon workout, Reid & Hebden were joined by Swedish power saxophonist Mats Gustafsson, whose fiery blowing style had inspired Kieran to seek out a drummer like Steve to work with in the first place. Live at the South Bank stands as a memorial to a thrilling and productive partnership sadly cut off in its prime."

"Includes a download code and serves as Chuck Johnson's inaugural placement into the pantheon of acoustic guitar players where he rightfully belongs."-Smalltown Superjazzz

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Cat. number: STSJ211LP
Year: 2011
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Recorded live at the South Bank, London on 20th June 2009.

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