Charles Lloyd: The Flowering

This band flourished and bloomed, according to the sleevenote writer, on its final European tour in 1966, aided and abetted by some nimble promotion and publicity. Well, maybe, but this was never my idea of a great jazz quartet. On the other hand this concert does have a certain ambience about it not least because of the lively and inspired playing by the quartet and the wild, enthusiastic applause of the audience after each selection. They were obviously fired up by
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