SLAMCD 203 The Vortex tapes


Elton Dean

Elton Dean, alto saxophone; Keith Tippett, piano; Marcio Mattos, cello; Louis Moholo, drums: Second thoughts (16.16); recorded 25 September 1990.

Elton Dean, alto saxophone; Trevor Watts, alto saxophone; Simon Picard, tenor saxophone; Jerry Undewood, baritone saxophone; Paul Rogers, bass; Tony Levin, drums: First impressions (09.42); recorded 24 September 1990.

Elton Dean, alto saxophone; Nick Evans, trombone; Marcio Mattos, cello; Mark Sanders, drums: Going fourth (11.14); recorded 27 September 1990.

Elton Dean, alto saxophone; Paul Rutherford, trombone; Paul Rogers, bass; Nigel Morris, drums: Third time lucky (09.49); recorded 26 September 1990.

Elton Dean, alto saxophone; Howard Riley, piano; Paul Rogers, bass; Mark Sanders, drums: Taking the fifth (18.39); recorded 28 September 1990.

All recorded at The Vortex Club, London.

Front cover artwork (reproduced above) by Quince.


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