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Undersung tenor saxophonist Charles Brackeen's quartet plus one with Fred Hopkins, Andrew Cyrille, Olu Dara and Dennis Gonzalez recorded in 1987.

Brackeen, Charles Quartet

Brackeen, Charles Quartet: Attainment (Silkheart)
Label: Silkheart    
Released in: Sweden    

"Charles Brackeen (born 1940 in Oklahoma) is a jazz saxophonist who primarily plays tenor saxophone, but also plays soprano saxophone. He originally studied violin and piano before switching to saxophone. He played in a recording with members of the Ornette Coleman Quartet in 1968 and on Jazz Composer's Orchestra recordings by Don Cherry (1973), Leroy Jenkins (1975), and Paul Motian for ECM (1978 & 1979) but did not record anything else until 1987 when he produced three albums. He also has a quartet which produced Worshippers Come Nigh, among other works, in 1995."-Wikipedia

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Product Information:

UPC: 896866000106

Label: Silkheart
Catalog ID: SHCD110
Squidco Product Code: 12224

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2010
Country: Sweden
Packaging: Jewel Tray
Recorded November 29, 1987 at Omega Audio, Dallas, TX by Paul Christensen


Charles Brackeen-tenor sax, voice

Olu Dara-cornet, voice, berimbau

Fred Hopkins-bass, toy drum, voice

Andrew Cyrille-drums, congas, voice

Dennis Gonzalez-pao de chuva, voice

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Track Listing:

1. Attainment 8:53

2. Prince of Night 13:20

3. New Stand 10:03

4. House of Gold 10:29

5. Yogan Love 13:08