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Allen, Geri / Flying Toward The Sound
Album:Flying Toward The Sound Collection:Jazz
Artist:Allen, Geri Added:Apr 2010
Label:Motema Music 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2010-04-25 Pull Date:2010-06-27 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:Jun 20May 23May 9May 2

 Recent Airplay
1.Jun 29, 2017:No Cover, No Minimum
Dancing Mystic Poets At Dawn
4.Jun 05, 2015:Rebop
Red Velvet In Winter
2.Apr 15, 2016:Rebop
God's Ancient Sky
5.Nov 14, 2014:Rebop
Red Velvet In Winter
3.Aug 14, 2015:Rebop
Flying Toward The Sound (Reprise)
6.Jan 25, 2011:Rebop
Flying Toward The Sound (Reprise)

Album Review
Don Farrell
Reviewed 2010-04-26 
solo piano canon, introspective, spiritual.
from the notes, " Geri envisioned this project as the music of
Taylor, Tyner and Hancock entering the prism that is Geri
Allen, only to be bent, reshaped and colored anew, resulting
in a flight of light and sound". 3 videos included, all tracks are
outstanding. Composed during her 2008 Guggenheim Fellowship.
1: 6:04 for McCoy Tyner, a bit more abstract
2: 5:56 for Herbie Hancock, orchestral
3: 4:25 for Cecil Taylor, percussive, polyrhythmic
4: 16:06 the spiritual centerpiece
5: 3:24 for Cecil Taylor, percussive, polyrhythmic
6: 7:00 a tribute to mothers
7: 5:44 dancing through time & space
8: 6:24 for McCoy Tyner
9: 5:05 for her son, mellow D  Farrell 04/2010

Track Listing
1.Flying Toward The Sound 5.Dancing Mystic Poets At Twylight
2.Red Velvet In Winter 6.Faith Carriers Of Life
3.Dancing Mystic Poets At Midnight 7.Dancing Mystic Poets At Dawn
4.God's Ancient Sky 8.Flying Toward The Sound (Reprise)
 9.Your Pure Self (Mother To Son)