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World Saxophone Quartet - Dances And Ballads Album

Performer: World Saxophone Quartet
Genre: Jazz
Title: Dances And Ballads
Country: US
Released: 1987
Style: Contemporary Jazz
Label: Elektra Nonesuch
Catalog Number: 9 79164-2
FLAC version ZIP size: 2958 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 2502 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 2766 mb
Rating: 4.8
Votes: 200


1Cool Red
Soloist [Solo], Composed By – Julius Hemphill
Composed By – Oliver LakeSoloist [Solo] – David Murray, Julius Hemphill
3Fast Life
Composed By – David Murray
4Dance Until Dawn (For Little Anthony)
Alto Clarinet – Hamiet BluiettBass Clarinet – David MurrayComposed By – David MurrayPerformer [Clarinet Duet] – David Murray, Hamiet Bluiett
5Belly Up
Composed By – Oliver LakeSoloist [Solo, 1] – Julius HemphillSoloist [Solo, 2] – David MurraySoloist [Solo, 3] – Oliver LakeSoloist [Solo, 4] – Hamiet BluiettSoprano Saxophone – Julius Hemphill, Oliver Lake
6West African Snap
Composed By – Oliver LakeSoprano Saxophone – Julius HemphillSoprano Saxophone, Soloist [Solo] – Oliver Lake
7Full, Deep, And Mellow
Soloist [Solo], Composed By – Hamiet Bluiett
8Sweet D
Composed By – Julius Hemphill
9For Lester
Alto Clarinet – Hamiet BluiettComposed By – David MurrayFlute – Julius HemphillSoloist [Solo] – David Murray
10Hattie Wall
Composed By – Hamiet Bluiett


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
979 164-1World Saxophone Quartet Dances And Ballads ‎(LP, Album)Elektra Nonesuch979 164-1Europe1987
979 164-4World Saxophone Quartet Dances And Ballads ‎(Cass, Album, Dol)Elektra Nonesuch979 164-4Germany1987
9 79164-1World Saxophone Quartet Dances And Ballads ‎(LP, Album, Promo)Elektra Nonesuch9 79164-1US1987
7559-79164-2World Saxophone Quartet Dances And Ballads ‎(CD, Album, RP)Elektra Nonesuch7559-79164-2EuropeUnknown
670.4165World Saxophone Quartet Dances And Ballads ‎(LP, Album)BMG, Nonesuch Digital670.4165Brazil1988


  • Alto Clarinet, Baritone SaxophoneHamiet Bluiett
  • Alto SaxophoneJulius Hemphill
  • Alto Saxophone, Soprano SaxophoneOliver Lake
  • Art Direction, DesignCarin Goldberg
  • Edited By [Editing]Arthur Moorhead
  • EngineerPaul Goodman
  • Engineer [Digital Engineers]Dan Gerhardt, Kevin Boutote
  • Executive-ProducerM. Khan
  • Photography By [Cover Photograph By]Roy DeCarava
  • ProducerRobert Hurwitz
  • Tenor SaxophoneDavid Murray


Recorded April 1987 at RCA Studio A, NYC

This recording has been produced in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts through Sightwaves, Inc. and Outward Visions, Inc.
℗ & © 1987 Elektra/Asylum/Nonesuch Records for the United States and WEA International Inc. for the world outside of the United States
Printed in the USA


  • Barcode: 075597916423
  • Rights Society (Tracks 1, 4, ): BMI
  • Rights Society (Tracks 2, 3, 5 to 10): ASCAP
  • Other (SPARS Code): DDD


  • Manufactured By – Record Service GmbH
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Elektra/Asylum/Nonesuch Records
  • Copyright (c) – Elektra/Asylum/Nonesuch Records
  • Published By – Mbari Productions
  • Published By – DeMurray Co.
  • Published By – Jump Up Music
  • Published By – Teimah Music Co.
  • Recorded At – RCA Studio A


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