Gabor Szabo, Jazz Raga (180 gram vinyl)  
Gabor Szabo
Jazz Raga (180 gram vinyl)
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USA 1xLP 
Label: Impulse
Reissue
Release Year: 1966
Style: Jazz & Blues
 
  Tracks  
  1. Walking On Nails (Gabor Szabo) 2:46
2. Mizrab (Gabor Szabo) 3:32
3. Search For Nirvana (Gabor & Alicia
Szabo) 2:07
4. Krishna (Gabor Szabo) 3:12
5. Raga Doll (Gary McFarland) 3:42
6. Comin' Back (G. Szabo/C. Otis) 1:55
1. Paint It Black (M. Jagger/K.
Richard)
4:40
2. Sophisticated Wheels (Gabor Szabo)
3:52
3. Ravi (Gabor Szabo) 2:59
4. Caravan (D. Ellington/J. Tizol/I.
Mills) 2:58
5. Summertime (G. Gershwin/D. Heyward)
2:28
 
  • Influenced scores of classic albums from Beck’s “Odelay” to Santana’s “Abraxas”
• First LP reissue
• LP is enclosed in beautifully crafted gatefold jacket and printed on 180-gram vinyl
• Liner notes written by Doug Sheppard (Ugly Things, Goldmine), and includes interviews with Bernard Purdie, Rudy Van Gelder and Jack Gregg, unseen photos courtesy of the Szabo family, as well as a rare 1967 interview Szabo gave to DownBeat Magazine.
• Remastered from original tapes

Gabor Szabo was a fearless innovator, and 1967’s Jazz Raga stands as a testament to his experimental brilliance. It is a record stuffed with myriad styles, a cross-section of global influences that include jazz, rock and psychedelic folk tinged with sitars, a Latin-influenced backbeat (courtesy of session drummer Bernard Purdie, whose play here is sterling), as well as traditional European sounds.

It is a hypnotic blend, a rich musical fusion crafted by a master artisan. Szabo’s guitar work on Jazz Raga is among the best of his career, a sublime performance in which Szabo’s free runs, discordant chords and lilting solos produce a distinct, engrossing sound. From the blissed-out “Walking On Nails” to the sitar-heavy “Mizrab” to the inspired cover of “Paint It Black,” it is clear why Jazz Raga has, in the decades since its release, become an important and influential work for scores of musicians fortunate enough to come across its path.
 
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