Paul Bley


PAUL BLEY recorded the compositions of CARLA BLEY with a quintet that included EDDIE GOMEZ, on the evening of October 20, 1964, at Mirasound Studios, with Alfy Wade as engineer. His group included MILFORD GRAVES, MARSHALL ALLEN of the SUN RA Arkestra, and DEWEY JOHNSON.


Marshall Allen: alto sax
Dewey Johnson: trumpet
Paul Bley: piano
Eddie Gomez: bass
Milford Graves: percussion

Track Listing

1.Batterie4:302.Ictus5:403.And Now The Queen4:334.Around Again4:265.Walking Woman4:276.Barrage5:51

All compositions by Carla Bley 1965 Alrac Music, BMI and Syndicore Music BMI.


Recorded on October 15, 1964 in N.Y.C. Engineering by Alfy Wade Jr. Tape assemblage on "Barrage" (track 6) by Carla Bley. Original cover photograhy by Sy Johnson. Artwork by Mike Snow. Production Manager: Tom Abbs. Tape transfer & mastering by Steven Walcott. Design & Layout by Miles Bachman, Michael Sanzone and Fumi Tomita.

Press Quotes

"a lost free jazz classic" - Al Campbell, All Music Guide

"This record exemplifies some defining moments for distinguishing the purpose of future music" - Lyn Horton, All About Jazz



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Musicians: Marshall Allen / Dewey Johnson / Paul Bley / Eddie Gomez / Milford Graves

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