Exclusive RSD 2022 Limited edition
The eighth historical release from archival imprint Real to Reel Records is an
unreleased concert recording from baritone saxophonist Pepper Adams with
the Tommy Banks Trio. Adams is best known for his work with John Coltrane,
Charles Mingus, Lee Morgan, Donald Byrd and countless other jazz legends.
The 70-minute performance was recorded on September 25th, 1972 at the
University of Alberta.
This is the first release from a rich tape archive from Marc Vasey in Edmonton,
Alberta. The set is transferred from the original analogue tapes. The deluxe
edition 180-gram double LP is mastered by Kevin Gray at Cohearant Audio
packaged in a gatefold sleeve. Includes an extensive booklet with rare photos;
essays by Gary Carner, producer Cory Weeds; plus interviews with baritone
saxophonists Frank Basile and Gary Smulyan as well as original music producer
LP 1: Three And One / Civilisation And Its Discontents
LP 2: Patrice / Oleo / ‘Tis