Booker Ervin The Freedom Book on 200g LP
Prestige Stereo Reissue Series from Analogue Productions!
Cut from the Original Analog Master Tapes by Kevin Gray & Pressed on 200g Vinyl at Quality Record Pressings!
Also Available on Hybrid SACD
Recording with Charles Mingus and Randy Weston may have granted him his initial exposure on the jazz scene, but it was Booker Ervin's series of song books for Prestige in the '60s that truly established his legacy. The sound of Ervin's tenor saxophone was undeniably informed by the loneliness and spaciousness of the Texas plains where he was raised, yet he elevated his style beyond the Texas tenor tradition by also incorporating the intricacies of bebop and disparate elements of free jazz. The Freedom Book, recorded at the end of 1963, is one of Ervin's said masterpieces and it finds the jazz great working in almost perfect unison with the likes of Jaki Byard (piano), Richard Davis (bass) and Alan Dawson (drums).
Part of the ultimate audiophile Prestige stereo reissue series from Analogue Productions featuring 25 of the most collectible, rarest, most audiophile-sounding Rudy Van Gelder recordings ever made! All titles will be mastered from the original analog master tapes by Kevin Gray.
The 200g LPs will be cut at 33 1/3 speed vinyl at Acoustic Sounds' state-of-the-art pressing plant, Quality Record Pressings, plated by Gary Salstrom. Deep groove label pressings, tip-on jackets on thick cardboard stock. All titles in the series will also be issued on Hybrid SACD.
- Prestige stereo reissue series from Analogue Productions
- Mastered from the original analog master tapes by Kevin Gray
- Cut at 33 1/3 200g vinyl LP
- Pressed at Quality Record Pressings & Plated by Gary Salstrom
- Tip-on jackets on thick cardboard stock