Village Rhythm is a studio album by the American jazz saxophonist Joe Lovano recorded in 1988 and released on the Italian Soul Note label. Lovano is heard throughout in his early prime, playing inventive and generally concise improvisations that were beginning to become distinctive".
Worlds is a live 1989 album by American jazz musician Joe Lovano. The album was recorded at the Amiens International Jazz Festival in France. The record was initially released in 1989 via Label Bleu in France and then re-released via Evidence Music in 1995 in the United States.
The rhythm section on the later date (pianist Mulgrew Miller, bassist Christian McBride, and drummer Lewis Nash) is excellent at accompanying (rather than challenging) Lovano. In both cases, Joe Lovano is heard in prime form, making this an easily recommended two-fer. Track Listing - Disc 1. Sample.
Village Rhythm (LP).
JOE LOVANO Saxophonist, Composer, Educator, Recording Artist, Grammy Award Winner .
1. Village Rythym - Tom Harrell, Marc Johnson, Kenny Werner, Paul Motian. Listen to Village Rhythm in full in the this site app. Play on this site.
Joe Lovano – Tenor/Soprano Sax, Gongs Tom Harrell – Trumpet Kenny Werner – Piano Marc Johnson – Bass Paul Motian – Drums.
Live At The Village Vanguard.
Sax giant Joe Lovano has blown next to a bevy of jazz greats, and been applauded as soloist and leader throughout his nearly 40-year career. The secret to Joe Lovano’s success is his fearless ability to challenge and push the conceptual and thematic choices he makes in a quest for new modes of artistic expression, further defining the Jazz idiom.