Harold Land – The Peace Maker (Full Album)

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The Peace-Maker is an album by American saxophonist Harold Land recorded in late 1967 and early 1968 for the Cadet label.

AllMusic Review by Jason Ankeny:
The first pairing of tenor saxophonist Harold Land and vibist Bobby Hutcherson crackles with the energy and joy of collaboration. Each spurs the other to new zeniths of creativity and craft, yielding one of the finest if little-known jazz LPs of its era. The Peace-Maker is a particularly apt title. The record’s serene, supple contours glow with a lyricism that eschews the angularity of bop. Land’s graceful sax melds perfectly with Hutcherson’s warm, shimmering vibes to create a deeply soulful, even divine sound. His original compositions are no less thoughtful, galvanized by a yearning for harmony that embraces all senses of the term (https://goo.gl/qotyUg).

Track listing:
All compositions by Harold Land except as indicated

“The Peace-Maker” – 5:10
“Stylin'” – 3:34
“40 Love” – 5:15
“Angel Dance” – 3:57
“Timetable” – 4:15
“Imagine” (Francis Lai, Sammy Cahn) – 3:22
“The Aquarian” – 5:25
“One for Nini” – 4:57

Personnel:
Harold Land – tenor saxophone, flute
Bobby Hutcherson – vibraphone
Joe Sample – piano
Buster Williams – bass
Donald Bailey – drums

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Released: 1968
Recorded: December 11, 1967 and February 26, 1968
Annex Studios, Hollywood
Label: Cadet
LPS 813
Producer Richard L. Evans

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