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Mp3 Leroy Jenkins - Themes & Improvisations On The Blues

  • Performer: Leroy Jenkins
  • Album: Themes & Improvisations On The Blues
  • Label: Composers Recordings Inc. (CRI)
  • Catalog #: CD 663
  • MP3: 1708 mb | FLAC: 2002 mb
  • Released: 1994
  • Country: US
  • Style: Avant-garde Jazz, Contemporary Jazz, Modern
  • Rating: 4.4/5
  • Votes: 084
  • Category: Jazz / Classical
Mp3 Leroy Jenkins - Themes & Improvisations On The Blues


1Monkey On The Dragon
Bass – Lindsey HornerBass Clarinet – Marty EhrlichBassoon – Janet GriceCello – Mary WootonClarinet – Don ByronConductor – Tania LeónDrums [Trap] – Thurman BarkerFlute – Henry ThreadgillFrench Horn – Vincent ChanceyPiano – Myra MelfordTrombone – Jeff HoyerTrumpet – Frank GordonViola – Ron LawrenceViolin – David Soldier, Jane HenryViolin [Solo] – Leroy Jenkins
2Off Duty Dryad
Bass – Lindsey HornerStrings [Quartet] – The Soldier String Quartet
3Panorama 1
Bass Clarinet – Marty EhrlichClarinet – Don ByronFlute – Henry ThreadgillFrench Horn – Vincent ChanceyViolin – Leroy Jenkins
4Themes & Improvisations On The Blues
Cello – Mary WootonStrings [Quartet] – The Soldier String QuartetViola – Ron LawrenceViolin – David Soldier, Laura Seaton


  • Art Direction, Production ManagerLadi Odeku
  • Composed By, Mastered ByLeroy Jenkins
  • Cover [Art], DesignSarah Lilley
  • Mastered ByEllen Fitton


Recorded live on April 9, 1992.


  • Barcode: 0 9043-80663-2 7


  • Recorded At – Merkin Hall
  • Mastered At – Sony Classical Productions, Inc.


Songs in album Leroy Jenkins - Themes And Improvisations On The Blues 1992. Leroy Jenkins - Themes & Improvisations On The Blues. Leroy Jenkins - Panorama 1. Leroy Jenkins - Off Duty Dryed. Leroy Jenkins - Monkey On The Dragon. Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. Album 1994 4 Songs. Themes & Improvisations On the Blues. By Leroy Jenkins. Panorama I. By Leroy JenkinsHenry Threadgill, Leroy Jenkins, Don Byron, Vincent Chancey & Marty Ehrlich. Sample this album. Title by Artist. Leroy Jenkins is one of the great American improvisorcomposervisionary musicians. From his work with Anthony Braxton and Leo Smith in the 1960s relationships that continued throughout his musical life to his varied groups and, very importantly, his work with the collective trio, The Revolutionary Ensemble, which WAS one of the most revolutionary musical groups of its times. Jenkins was dedicated to musical excellence and rigor in his work. His depth of knowledge of American Black music and culture and the European classical approach gave Jenkins a tremendous range. He not only covered th. For a long time, Leroy Jenkins had only been known for his free jazz performances, with little to no attention to his composed work, when in 1992 the Soldier String Quartet and other musicians committed themselves to putting on a performance of Jenkins' compositions. The results are astounding. Leroy Jenkins. Help improve the Themes & Improvisations On The Blues page. All About Jazz musician pages are maintained by musicians, publicists and trusted members like you. Interested Tell us why you would like to improve the Themes & Improvisations On The Blues musician page. 1 Themes and Improvisations on the Blues 18:31 2 Panorama 1 13:31 3 Off Duty Dryad 13:04 4 Monkey on the Dragon 15:31. Thurman Barker Trap Kit Don Byron Clarinet Vincent Chancey. Release type: Album. Do you want to download this release Pay by your phone. Monkey On The Dragon. Is Improvisation the best song by Leroy Jenkins brings together thousands of 'greatest ever album' charts and calculates an overall ranking. Leroy Jenkins Themes & Improvisations On The Blues CD 1994 Condition: Very Good. Time left: 6d 22h 12m 3s Ships to: Worldwide. Jenkins: Themes & Improvisations On The BluesPanorama 1Off Duty DryadMonkey O Condition: Brand New. Time left: 16d 8h 17s Ships to: Worldwide. JENKINS: THEMES & IMPROVISATIONS ON THE BLUESPANORAMA Condition: Very Good. Time left: 16d 8h 11m 46s Ships to: Worldwide. Released: Aug 2012. Label: NWCRI. Here is a reminder that, aside from being free-jazz's go-to violinist, Jenkins was also a fine composer of chamber music. The title track is the standout piece, featuring blues gestures spiked with modernistic touches, all of which the Soldier String Quartet handles with great skill. They gain a double-bass to become a string quintet on Off Duty Dryad. Panorama I places Jenkins' violin against a group of brass and reed instruments. And the closer is a more open-ended, wild piece, allowing Jenk. Themes and Improvisations on the Blues CRI eXchange, 1994, CD with Soldier String Quartet, Henry Threadgill, Marty Ehrlich. Out of the Mist Ocean, 1997, CD with Joseph Jarman. Solo Lovely Music, 1998, CD. Eternal Planet Dedicated To Leroy Jenkins, composed by William Parker and featured on Billy Bang's Medicine Buddha NoBusiness Records, 2014, CD. Authority control. BNF: cb13895629d data