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Kirk Lightsey - Coltrane Revisited @ Bird's Eye

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  • £16.65

Cat. no: SCCD33146
Format: CD
Barcode: 716043314621
Release Date: 19 Nov 2021
Genre: Jazz

Pianist/composer Kirk Lightsey (b

1937 in Detroit, Michigan) is a contemporary of John Coltrane, growing up with Detroit's jazz heavy weights such as Barry Harris, Paul Chambers, Tommy Flanagan, to mention a few. After a lengthy successful career in USA performing with Chet Baker, Woody Shaw, Dexter Gordon etc. Lightsey moved to Paris, France in the 90s.This 2011 live recording from Basel, Switzerland with his European band makes a graceful continuation of his famous tribute albums: 'From Kirk To Nat' and 'Goodbye Mr Evans'.

"A swinging and heartfelt recording...You can feel definitely the spirit of John Coltrane throughout and the playing is stellar and on the highest level...this is a great band and the music is both inspired and inspiring!" - Gary Smulyan

Personnel: Kirk Lightsey (piano), Gabor Bolla (tenor saxophone), Milan Nikolic (bass), Bernd Reiter (drums)

Tracks: My Shining Hour / Like Sonny / Habiba / Soultrane / You Say You Care / Pursuance

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