Monday, April 16, 2007
Date with Larry:
Hypnotic and powerful blast of spacey, set the controls to the heart of the sun-style funk/free jazz from the master of the hammond b3 organ, Larry Young. Most of the album occupies a kind of warm, droning, yet aggressive style that burrows a tiny pinhole in your brain the more you listen to it. The landmark of the album is the second track entitled "Khalid Of Space Part Two - Welcome" which is an extended jam that jumps into hyper space from the get go and doesn't let up with the cosmic groove until past the 12 minute mark.
Originally released in 1973, this album has been a long lost artifact of the 70's free-jazz/funk era and was issued on compact disc for the first time in 2002 in very small quantities (i should know, i used to work for the record label that reissued it). It has since gone out of print again.
Experience it here