With the advent of Compact Discs, this wonderful music faded further into obscurity. Only a dozen or so tracks made it to CD and usually only in Japan. Sixty years from the date of inception comes this Mosaic vinyl set with the complete works of the legendary and largely ignored Gerry Mulligan Sextet.
The Mosaic Sextet resembles a cross between a classical chamber ensemble and a free-jazz workshop. Though it rarely performs live, and records even less frequently, the ensemble has been together since /
Gerry Mulligan's fourth album to feature his Concert Jazz Band comes from a series of concerts taped in the latter half of The loping blues "Go Home," written by Ben Webster for his record date with Mulligan, is heard in two contrasting performances, both arranged by Bill Holman. The first features Mulligan on both baritone sax and piano, while he omits piano from the second version Missing: Anthem.
Stream Mosaic Sextet by Mosaic Sextet and tens of millions of other songs on all your devices with Amazon Music Unlimited. Exclusive discount for Prime members. Album Only Disc 2 1. Underground. Underground. Listen Now $ 2. Anthem. Anthem. Album Only 3. Audio CD (April 3, ) Number of Discs: 2; Label: G.M.
Apr 25, · This two-CD harbinger of the future contains material recorded from January to March by the Mosaic Sextet, which contained trumpeter Dave Douglas, bassoonist Michael Rabinowitz, violinist Mark Feldman, pianist Michael Jefry Stevens, bassist Joe Fonda and drummer Harvey Sorgen, all of whom are significant figures today.