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Tone Poem

Charles Lloyd & The Marvels

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Jazz is often the mastery of the art of conversation and at 82, the always spiritual Charles Lloyd can speak in many different languages, on a nearly endless array of musical topics. Skilled at rock, world, mainstream jazz and Manfred Eicher's ECM, Lloyd has found his conversational equals in his group, the Marvels. Based in an elastic rhythm section of drummer Eric Harland and bassist Reuben Rogers, this Lloyd-led colloquy where everyone is a leader and also a follower is completed by the powerhouse electric guitar duo of Bill Frisell and Greg Leisz, both of whom speak in their own highly idiomatic, extremely articulate string patois.

Tone Poem is a beautiful example of Lloyd's always expansive musical vision, what he calls his "elixir." It's jazz with elements of Americana, rock and even country—a classic example of his easy, graceful melding of sounds and styles. Filled with Lloyd originals and covers of tunes by Ornette Coleman, Leonard Cohen and Thelonious Monk, Tone Poem evokes two other seminal spiritual/musical concepts: "soul," not as in soul music exactly but as in the mood, the wisdom and grace that imbues everything here and "groove," as in the Second Line rhythm flavor that energizes Coleman's "Ramblin'" before morphing into a train-like chug over which the guitars talk around each other. Lloyd eventually eases in, adding his voice and some squawky tenor mangling that is a natural fit. Leonard Cohen's ethereal "Anthem," perfectly outlined by Frisell's single note lines given resonance through reverb, are supported by Leisz's legato background on pedal steel before Lloyd enters with his warm, searching tone and innate finesse. This is a bravado performance that shows the Marvels at their very best. As lovely as "Anthem," is, it's topped by a ten-minute cover of Ignacio Jacinto Villa Fernández's "Ay Amor," an enchanting triste melody that speaks of soul and hope and is here carried by elegance from Lloyd and both guitarists; it oozes romance tinged with the heartache inherent in the tune. Lloyd switches to alto flute for a bright, groovy, '60s-influenced performance of his "Dismal Swamp," where an insistent tempo provides a steady background around which Leisz wraps an impressionistic pedal steel solo. Produced by Lloyd and his wife, Dorothy Darr, and recorded by a trio of engineers in Spain and California, the sound here is peerless, capturing the instrumental interplay with detail and artistry. Tone Poem is the work of a creator, who as he says in the liner notes, remains inspired by the "fierceness of exploration." © Robert Baird/Qobuz

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1
Peace
00:03:10

Bernie Grundman, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Greg Leisz, Steel Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Ornette Coleman, Composer - Charles Lloyd, Producer, Tenor Saxophone, AssociatedPerformer - Bill Frisell, Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Reuben Rogers, Bass, AssociatedPerformer - Eric Harland, Drums, AssociatedPerformer - Michael C. Ross, Recording Engineer, Mix Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Kevin Gray, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Charles Lloyd & The Marvels, MainArtist - Joe Harley, Producer, Sound Supervisor - Dorothy Darr, Producer

℗ 2021 Charles Lloyd

2
Ramblin'
00:04:58

Bernie Grundman, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Greg Leisz, Steel Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Ornette Coleman, ComposerLyricist - Charles Lloyd, Producer, Tenor Saxophone, AssociatedPerformer - Bill Frisell, Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Reuben Rogers, Bass, AssociatedPerformer - Eric Harland, Drums, AssociatedPerformer - Michael C. Ross, Recording Engineer, Mix Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Kevin Gray, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Charles Lloyd & The Marvels, MainArtist - Joe Harley, Producer, Sound Supervisor - Dorothy Darr, Producer

℗ 2021 Charles Lloyd

3
Anthem
00:06:17

Bernie Grundman, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Greg Leisz, Steel Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Leonard Cohen, ComposerLyricist - Charles Lloyd, Producer, Tenor Saxophone, AssociatedPerformer - Bill Frisell, Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Reuben Rogers, Bass, AssociatedPerformer - Eric Harland, Drums, AssociatedPerformer - Michael C. Ross, Recording Engineer, Mix Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Kevin Gray, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Charles Lloyd & The Marvels, MainArtist - Joe Harley, Producer, Sound Supervisor - Dorothy Darr, Producer

℗ 2021 Charles Lloyd

4
Dismal Swamp
00:06:30

Bernie Grundman, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Greg Leisz, Steel Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Charles Lloyd, Producer, Alto Flute, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Bill Frisell, Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Reuben Rogers, Bass, AssociatedPerformer - Eric Harland, Drums, AssociatedPerformer - Michael C. Ross, Recording Engineer, Mix Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Kevin Gray, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Charles Lloyd & The Marvels, MainArtist - Joe Harley, Producer, Sound Supervisor - Dorothy Darr, Producer

℗ 2021 Charles Lloyd

5
Tone Poem
00:09:02

Bernie Grundman, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Greg Leisz, Steel Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Charles Lloyd, Composer, Author, Producer, Tenor Saxophone, AssociatedPerformer - Bill Frisell, Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Reuben Rogers, Bass, AssociatedPerformer - Eric Harland, Drums, AssociatedPerformer - Michael C. Ross, Recording Engineer, Mix Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Kevin Gray, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Charles Lloyd & The Marvels, MainArtist - Joe Harley, Producer, Sound Supervisor - Dorothy Darr, Producer

℗ 2021 Charles Lloyd

6
Monk's Mood
00:10:24

Bernie Grundman, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Thelonious Monk, ComposerLyricist - Greg Leisz, Steel Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Charles Lloyd, Producer, Tenor Saxophone, AssociatedPerformer - Bill Frisell, Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Reuben Rogers, Bass, AssociatedPerformer - Eric Harland, Drums, AssociatedPerformer - Michael C. Ross, Recording Engineer, Mix Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Kevin Gray, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Charles Lloyd & The Marvels, MainArtist - Joe Harley, Producer, Sound Supervisor - Dorothy Darr, Producer

℗ 2021 Charles Lloyd

7
Ay Amor Live
00:10:03

Ignacio Jacinto Villa Fernandez, ComposerLyricist - Bernie Grundman, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Greg Leisz, Steel Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Charles Lloyd, Producer, Tenor Saxophone, AssociatedPerformer - Bill Frisell, Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Reuben Rogers, Bass, AssociatedPerformer - Eric Harland, Drums, AssociatedPerformer - Michael C. Ross, Mix Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Kevin Gray, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Charles Lloyd & The Marvels, MainArtist - Joe Harley, Producer, Sound Supervisor - Dorothy Darr, Producer - Adam Camardella, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel

℗ 2021 Charles Lloyd

8
Lady Gabor
00:10:48

Bernie Grundman, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Greg Leisz, Steel Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Charles Lloyd, Producer, Tenor Saxophone, AssociatedPerformer - Bill Frisell, Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Reuben Rogers, Bass, AssociatedPerformer - Eric Harland, Drums, AssociatedPerformer - Michael C. Ross, Recording Engineer, Mix Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Gabor Szabo, ComposerLyricist - Kevin Gray, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Charles Lloyd & The Marvels, MainArtist - Joe Harley, Producer, Sound Supervisor - Dorothy Darr, Producer

℗ 2021 Charles Lloyd

9
Prayer
00:08:34

Bernie Grundman, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Greg Leisz, Steel Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Charles Lloyd, Composer, Producer, Tenor Saxophone, AssociatedPerformer - Dom Camardella, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Bill Frisell, Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Reuben Rogers, Bass, AssociatedPerformer - Eric Harland, Drums, AssociatedPerformer - Michael C. Ross, Mix Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Kevin Gray, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Charles Lloyd & The Marvels, MainArtist - Joe Harley, Producer, Sound Supervisor - Dorothy Darr, Producer

℗ 2021 Charles Lloyd

Album Description

Jazz is often the mastery of the art of conversation and at 82, the always spiritual Charles Lloyd can speak in many different languages, on a nearly endless array of musical topics. Skilled at rock, world, mainstream jazz and Manfred Eicher's ECM, Lloyd has found his conversational equals in his group, the Marvels. Based in an elastic rhythm section of drummer Eric Harland and bassist Reuben Rogers, this Lloyd-led colloquy where everyone is a leader and also a follower is completed by the powerhouse electric guitar duo of Bill Frisell and Greg Leisz, both of whom speak in their own highly idiomatic, extremely articulate string patois.

Tone Poem is a beautiful example of Lloyd's always expansive musical vision, what he calls his "elixir." It's jazz with elements of Americana, rock and even country—a classic example of his easy, graceful melding of sounds and styles. Filled with Lloyd originals and covers of tunes by Ornette Coleman, Leonard Cohen and Thelonious Monk, Tone Poem evokes two other seminal spiritual/musical concepts: "soul," not as in soul music exactly but as in the mood, the wisdom and grace that imbues everything here and "groove," as in the Second Line rhythm flavor that energizes Coleman's "Ramblin'" before morphing into a train-like chug over which the guitars talk around each other. Lloyd eventually eases in, adding his voice and some squawky tenor mangling that is a natural fit. Leonard Cohen's ethereal "Anthem," perfectly outlined by Frisell's single note lines given resonance through reverb, are supported by Leisz's legato background on pedal steel before Lloyd enters with his warm, searching tone and innate finesse. This is a bravado performance that shows the Marvels at their very best. As lovely as "Anthem," is, it's topped by a ten-minute cover of Ignacio Jacinto Villa Fernández's "Ay Amor," an enchanting triste melody that speaks of soul and hope and is here carried by elegance from Lloyd and both guitarists; it oozes romance tinged with the heartache inherent in the tune. Lloyd switches to alto flute for a bright, groovy, '60s-influenced performance of his "Dismal Swamp," where an insistent tempo provides a steady background around which Leisz wraps an impressionistic pedal steel solo. Produced by Lloyd and his wife, Dorothy Darr, and recorded by a trio of engineers in Spain and California, the sound here is peerless, capturing the instrumental interplay with detail and artistry. Tone Poem is the work of a creator, who as he says in the liner notes, remains inspired by the "fierceness of exploration." © Robert Baird/Qobuz

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