Release Date: 29 February 2016
Format: LP Double Vinyl
|Larry Young Larry Young in Paris - The ORTF Recordings Limited Gatefold 180gram Vinyl 2LP Set + Download
Deluxe Limited Edition, 2LP set on 180g Vinyl and pressed at 33-1/3 RPM by Record Technology Incorporated (R.T.I.). Only 2,000 Copies w/w. Gatefold LP includes booklet with essays, unpublished photos, collector postcards and digital download card. Mastered by the legendary engineer Bernie Grundman. From the National Audiovisual Institute (INA) in France, which houses the Office of Radio and Television (ORTF) archives, comes IN PARIS: THE ORTF RECORDINGS, featuring never-before-released live material from 194-1965 by the iconic organist LARRY YOUNG. This project came about in 2012 when producer Zev Feldman traveled to France to investigate what was in the ORTF archives and discovered several recordings of the great Larry Young that had been sitting in their vault for nearly 50 years, since the mid '60s. IN PARIS tells the story, through words and music, of Larry Young as an American jazz artist living in Paris. Featured artist include Woody Shaw on trumpet, Nathan Davis on saxophone, Billy Brooks on drums and numerous French artists such as pianist Jack Diéval, saxophonist Jean-Claude Fohrenbach and drummer Franco Manzecchi. IN PARIS: THE ORTF RECORDINGS will be available as Deluxe 2-CD and Limited Edition 2-LP Sets, mastered by the legendary Bernie Grundman. First release of all previously unreleased Larry Young recordings in nearly 40 years. Featuring the iconic jazz organist Larry Young with Woody Shaw (trumpet), Nathan Davis (saxophone), Billy Brooks (drums) & others. Endorsed by the estate of Larry Young with extensive liner notes with essays and interviews by John McLaughlin, Dr. Lonnie Smith, John Medeski, Bill Laswell, Nathan Davis, Andre Francis, producer Zev Feldman, Larry Young III & Woody Shaw III. Includes rare and previously unreleased photos from the Francis Wolff, Jean-Pierre Leloir and INA archives. Tracks include an over 20-minute version of "Zoltan," "Beyond All Limits" from the classic Unity album, as well as other mid-1960's songs including "Talkin' About J.C." and "Luny Tune." Released in partnership with the National Audiovisual Institute (INA) of France.
LP 1: Trane Of Thought / Talkn' About J.C. / Mean To Me / La Valse Grise / Discothèque
LP 2: Luny Tune / Beyond All Limits / Black Nile / Zoltan / Larry's Blues