Friday, February 27, 2015

Sam Rivers - Crystals (1974)

Previously on OPIUM HUM:
Sam Rivers - Contours (1965)

An all-out brilliant album of cacophonous free jazz and driving, discordant avant-garde jazz, with just a touch of Rivers' hard bop roots. In a career full of formidable highs, Crystals is arguably his greatest achievement.

Track listing:
1. Exultation
2. Tranquility
3. Postlude
4. Bursts
5. Orb
6. Earth Song

I'll never smile again


  1. THANK YOU!!! Just the other day I was thinking about looking for a download of this, had to sell my o.g. copy when I needed cash. -Britt

  2. This is yet another fine example of your genius eclecticism. Thanks for all!