Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Abbey Rader - The Thing (1974)

Experimental jazz led by drummer Abbey Rader. Heavy on improvisation to the point of bordering on free jazz, and colored by extensive use of mellotron and other electronic keys.

Track listing:
1. China Center
2. Three Jewels
3. Lisa
4. Funk and Wagonall
5. Duo
6. Four-Cast
7. Welfare
8. Metal

When my clay started to slide

If you like this, listen to:
Anthony Braxton -
3 Compositions of New Jazz (1968)
Doug Hammond -
Spaces (1982)


  1. As usual your blog threw me for a curve. Never heard of this but mellotron and jazz is a winning mix for these ears! Thanks again for taking the time to entertain our minds and ears!