Saturday, October 6, 2007

LD of the Day: "Rhythmstick"

LaserDisc of the Day
"Rhythmstick" (CTI LD PILJ-1007)
Superb big-budget all-star session recorded (on 24-track Sony digital equipment) and filmed (utilizing three Sony High Definition cameras) at Van Gelder Studio on June 19, 20 & 21, 1989, and released in 1990.
This Japanese issue was distributed by Pioneer, celebrating the rebirth of the CTI label.
Featuring: Dizzy Gillespie, Art Farmer, Phil Woods, Bob Berg, Tito Puente, Airto, Flora Purim, Charlie Haden, Anthony Jackson, Benny Golson, John Scofield, Robben Ford, Hilton Ruiz, Bernard Purdie, Marvin "Smitty" Smith, Jimmy McGriff, Romero Lubambo et al.

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