Sunday, January 2, 2011

McPherson’s Mood (Charles McPherson, 1969)

  A delightful set from 1969 by the Apollinean altosax man. In their own subtle way, these six tracks push the envelope of Sixties modal bop, even in tackling Stevie Wonder’s My Cherie Amour. Barry Harris almost steals the show (Prestige/OJCCD).

MP3@320 VBR

1. Explorations
2. McPherson’s Mood
3. Opalescence
4. My Cherie Amour
5. Mish-Mash-Bash
6. I Get a Kick Out of You

Charles McPherson, alto; Barry Harris, piano; Buster Williams, bass; Roy Brooks, drums.  


  1. Great post to start my New Year, many thanks.

  2. I'm just discovering your pages now ! and this share is a coup de maître ! Thanks a lot, RC !

  3. You are welcome, Bowhani; I hope I can provide you with some other nice jazz surprise soon.