CARLA BLEY - Armadillo World Headquarters Austin Texas March 27 1978 (CD)

Category: HI HAT CDs

• Excellent performance live from the Armadillo World Headquarters
• Includes the entire WBUR 90.9 FM radio Broadcast
• Digitally remastered for greatly enhanced sound quality
• Background liners

Carla Bley, live at the Armadillo World Headquarters, Austin, Texas on March 27th 1978

As a founder and leading light of the Jazz Composers' Orchestra, as well as being a superb keyboardist, Carla Bley was at the cutting-edge of American jazz in the 1970s.

Originally broadcast on WBUR 90.9 FM, this remarkable performance is a vital document of her band on its first North American tour and features renowned players such as Mike Mantler and Gary Windo.

It's presented here together with background notes and images.


1. Radio Introduction
2. 440
3. Isle Of Pene
4. Jesus Maria & Other Spanish Strains
5. Drinking Music
6. Encore (Unknown Title)

Carla Bley (Piano, Organ) / Mike Mantler (Trumpet) / Gary Windo (Sax) / Alan Braufman (Sax) / John Clark (French Horn)
George Lewis (Trombone) / Bob Stewart (Tuba) / Blue Gene Tyranny (Keyboards) / Patty Price (Bass) / Phillip Wilson (Drums)


Title Armadillo World Headquarters Austin Texas March 27 1978
Catalogue No HHCD3112
Format CD
Barcode 5297961311213