African Exchange Student

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Altoist Kenny Garrett, who was then a key member of Miles Davis' group, had one of his strongest early sets as a leader on this Atlantic disc. "Ja-Hed" features his post-bop improvising over the chord changes of "Impressions," the is both lighthearted and adventurous on "Mack the Knife" and the title cut has Garrett expertly building up an emotional solo from intense long tones to sound explorations and late period 'Trane screams. Throughout the CD, Kenny Garrett's alto is the main attraction but the strong rhythm section comprised of pianist Mulgrew Miller, either Charnett Moffett or Ron Carter on bass, Tony Reedus or Elvin Jones on drums and occasional percussionists ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Altoist Kenny Garrett, who was then a key member of Miles Davis' group, had one of his strongest early sets as a leader on this Atlantic disc. "Ja-Hed" features his post-bop improvising over the chord changes of "Impressions," the is both lighthearted and adventurous on "Mack the Knife" and the title cut has Garrett expertly building up an emotional solo from intense long tones to sound explorations and late period 'Trane screams. Throughout the CD, Kenny Garrett's alto is the main attraction but the strong rhythm section comprised of pianist Mulgrew Miller, either Charnett Moffett or Ron Carter on bass, Tony Reedus or Elvin Jones on drums and occasional percussionists should not be overlooked. Whether it be the modal tribute piece "Shaw," the rarely played Coltrane song "Straight Street" or the minor blues "Nostradamus," Kenny Garrett justifies the praise that he received from Miles Davis.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/1/1990
  • Label: Atlantic Mod Afw
  • UPC: 075678215629
  • Catalog Number: 82156
  • Sales rank: 109,954

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Ja-Hed (5:57)
  2. 2 Mack the Knife (8:40)
  3. 3 African Exchange Student (9:18)
  4. 4 Someday We'll All Be Free (5:43)
  5. 5 One World Through (1:37)
  6. 6 Straight Street (4:57)
  7. 7 Shaw (6:40)
  8. 8 Lullaby of Isfahan (6:10)
  9. 9 One Finger Snap (6:15)
  10. 10 Your Country-Ness (5:27)
  11. 11 Nostradamus (6:00)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Kenny Garrett Primary Artist, Flute, Alto Saxophone, Vocals
Ron Carter Bass
Elvin Jones Drums
Tony Reedus Drums
Rudy Bird Percussion
Mulgrew Miller Piano
Charnett Moffett Bass
Steve Thornton Percussion
Tito O'Casio Percussion
Technical Credits
Kurt Weill Composer
Donny Hathaway Composer
Donald Brown Arranger, Producer
Herbie Hancock Composer
John Coltrane Composer
Kenny Garrett Arranger, Executive Producer
James Nichols Engineer
Patrick Smith Engineer
Eddie Howard Jr. Composer
Larry Freemantle Art Direction
Jose Rodriguez Mastering
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