Current Events (album)


Current Events (album)
Current Events
Studio album by John Abercrombie
Released 1986
Recorded September 1985
Genre Jazz
Length 48:26
Label ECM
Producer Manfred Eicher
John Abercrombie chronology
Night
(1984)
Current Events
(1985)
Getting There
(1987)

Current Events is an album by guitarist John Abercrombie with bassist Marc Johnson and drummer Peter Erskine recorded in 1985 and released on the ECM label.[1]

Contents

Reception

The Allmusic review by Ron Wynn awarded the album 4 stars stating "The three take chances, converge, collide, alternate time in the spotlight, and make emphatic, unpredictable music while never staying locked into one groove or style".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Track listing

All compositions by John Abercrombie except as indicated
  1. "Clint" (John Abercrombie, Peter Erskine, Marc Johnson) - 6:06
  2. "Alice in Wonderland" (Sammy Fain, Bob Hilliard) - 8:42
  3. "Ralph's Piano Waltz" - 6:15
  4. "Lisa" - 2:28
  5. "Hippityville" - 8:22
  6. "Killing Time" - 7:52
  7. "Still" - 8:56
  • Recorded at Rainbow Studios in Oslo, Norway in September 1985

Personnel

References

  1. ^ John Abercrombie discography accessed September 26, 2011
  2. ^ a b Wynn, R. Allmusic Review accessed September 26, 2011

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