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Paul Bley - Sonor mp3 album

  • Performer: Paul Bley
  • Title: Sonor
  • Genre: Jazz
  • Country: Italy
  • Released: 1984
  • Style: Free Jazz, Contemporary Jazz, Free Improvisation, Avant-garde Jazz
  • MP3 album: 1564 mb
  • FLAC album: 1674 mb
  • Rating: 4.8/5
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Paul Bley - Sonor mp3 album

Bley was a long-time resident of the United States. His music has been described by Ben Ratliff of the New York Times as "deeply original and aesthetically aggressive".

Label: Soul Note ‎– SN 1085. Format: Vinyl, LP, Album. Released: 31 Dec 1984. Design, Painting, Photography By – Carol Goss. Engineer – Giancarlo Barigozzi. Liner Notes – Lee Jeske. Mastered By – Gennaro Carone. Percussion – George Cross McDonald. Photography By – Joanne Hovey. Piano, Composed By – Paul Bley.

Studio album by. Paul Bley.

Introducing Paul Bley (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-201-2). Paul Bley, piano; Charles Mingus, bass; Art Blakey, drums. NYC, November 30, 1953. Opus I (alternate take). originally intended as EmArcy MG 36092. also issued on Universal (J) UCCM-9107. Various Artists - . Album II (Mercury (J) SNP 131). Paul Bley, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Al Levitt, drums. Fine Sound Studios, NYC, February 3, 1954. The Nearness Of You. 1958. Los Angeles, CA, spring 1958.

This 1984 release finds pianist Paul Bley in a series of improvised duets with percussionist George Cross McDonald. These two Canadian musicians play in and around one another with a finesse that bespeaks their expertise as improvisers, making the listener wonder why they never played together before. The interplay between Bley and McDonald is seamless, and the album is well-sequenced.

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A1 Little Bells 4:59
A2 Landscape 3:45
A3 Speed 3:10
A4 Recollection 2:48
A5 Joined 4:46
B1 Sonor 6:24
B2 Waltz 3:34
B3 Set 3:49
B4 Darkness 5:00
B5 Tight Rope 1:20

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  • Recorded At – Barigozzi Studio
  • Mixed At – Barigozzi Studio
  • Mastered At – PolyGram, Tribiano
  • Pressed By – PolyGram, Tribiano


  • Design [Album Graphic Design], Painting ["stairway To The Sky"], Photography By – Carol Goss
  • Engineer – Giancarlo Barigozzi
  • Liner Notes – Lee Jeske
  • Mastered By – Gennaro Carone
  • Percussion – George Cross McDonald*
  • Photography By – Joanne Hovey
  • Piano, Composed By – Paul Bley
  • Producer – Giovanni Bonandrini


Recorded May 22, 1983, Mixed March 22, 1984, at Barigozzi Studio, Milano
Mastered at PolyGram, Tribiano, Milano
Made in Italy

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Runout): SN 1085 A 520
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Runout): SN 1085 B 520
  • Rights Society: S.I.A.E.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
121085-2 Paul Bley Sonor ‎(CD, Album, RE) Soul Note 121085-2 Italy Unknown

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