Charlie Haden / Liberation Music Orchestra – Ballad of the Fallen

LP, ECM Records, 1983

Style: Experimental Big Band, Avant-Garde Jazz, Flamenco

Vibe: Mournful, Communal, Political, Anthemic, Conceptual, Conscious, Liberation, Sombre, Traditional

Musical Qualities: Polyphonic, Suite, Acoustic, Complex, Dynamic, Thematic Improvisation, Instrumental, Orchestral, political, Technical


Charlie Haden – double bass
Carla Bley – piano, glockenspiel, arrangements
Dewey Redman – tenor saxophone
Jim Pepper – flute, soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone
Steve Slagle – clarinet, flute, alto saxophone, soprano saxophone
Michael Mantler – trumpet
Gary Valente – trombone
Sharon Freeman – French horn
Jack Jeffers – tuba
Don Cherry – pocket trumpet
Mick Goodrick – guitar
Paul Motian – percussion, drums

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