BN.com Gift Guide

Beyond the Blue Horizon

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Richard S. Ginell
Having taken Benson along with him when he founded CTI, Creed Taylor merely leaves the guitarist alone with a small group on his first release. The payoff is a superb jazz session where Benson rises to the challenge of the turbulent rhythm section of Jack DeJohnette and Ron Carter, with Clarence Palmer ably manning the organ. Benson is clearly as much at home with DeJohnette's advanced playing as he was in soul/jazz after all, he did play on some Miles Davis sessions a few years before, and his tone is edgier, with more bite, than it had been for awhile. The lyrical Benson is also on eloquent display in "Ode to a Kudu" heard twice on the CD, as is "All Clear", and ...
See more details below
Other sellers (CD)
  • All (4) from $10.26   
  • New (4) from $10.26   

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Richard S. Ginell
Having taken Benson along with him when he founded CTI, Creed Taylor merely leaves the guitarist alone with a small group on his first release. The payoff is a superb jazz session where Benson rises to the challenge of the turbulent rhythm section of Jack DeJohnette and Ron Carter, with Clarence Palmer ably manning the organ. Benson is clearly as much at home with DeJohnette's advanced playing as he was in soul/jazz after all, he did play on some Miles Davis sessions a few years before, and his tone is edgier, with more bite, than it had been for awhile. The lyrical Benson is also on eloquent display in "Ode to a Kudu" heard twice on the CD, as is "All Clear", and there is even a somewhat experimental tilt toward Afro-Cuban-Indian rhythms in "Somewhere to the East." A must-hear for all aficionados of Benson's guitar.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/22/2007
  • Label: Mosaic Contemporary
  • UPC: 886970887021
  • Catalog Number: 5010
  • Sales rank: 249,428

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 So What (9:15)
  2. 2 The Gentle Rain (9:09)
  3. 3 All Clear (5:32)
  4. 4 Ode to a Kudu (3:49)
  5. 5 Somewhere in the East (6:17)
  6. 6 All Clear (5:48)
  7. 7 Ode to a Kudu (4:41)
  8. 8 Somewhere in the East (9:46)
Read More Show Less

Album Credits

Performance Credits
George Benson Primary Artist, Guitar, Vocals
Ron Carter Bass
Jack DeJohnette Drums
Michael Cameron Percussion
Albert Nicholson Percussion
Clarence Palmer Organ
Technical Credits
Djam Karet Composer
Luiz Bonfá Composer
Didier C. Deutsch Producer, Liner Notes, Reissue Producer
Rudy Van Gelder Engineer
Creed Taylor Producer
Mark Wilder Mastering
Steve Futterman Liner Notes
Tom "Curly" Ruff Mastering, Remastering
Tony Martell Executive Producer
Matt Dubey Composer
Stacey Boyle Tape Research
Pete Turner Cover Photo
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously