Harlem Bush Music combines two Gary Bartz Ntu Troop albums recorded in November of 1970 and January of 1971. The title itself shows that soprano/alto Bartz and singer Andy Bey were moving toward a more expansive format to explore black consciousness within the realm of jazz. The small-group arrangements spin out long grooves on "Rise" and "People Dance" while smooth vocalist Bey adds a steady lyrical mix that weaves in and out of the music
The Gary Bartz Quartet: Cosmic Ball (feat. The Gary Bartz Quartet). Вся дискография, Радио, Концерты, рекомендации и похожие исполнители.
His 1977 album 'Music Is My Sanctuary' is considered one of the finest fusion albums of it's generation, with the title track receiving 'rare groove' status. His next move was to Arista where he worked with writers, producers Mtume, Lucas on the single 'Music', taken from the album 'Bartz' (1980). He also recorded with The Blackbyrds and Rena Scott
Music Is My Sanctuary is an album by American jazz musician Gary Bartz. Music Is My Sanctuary" (Gary Bartz, Sigidi) 6:20. Carnaval De L'Esprit" (Gary Bartz) 5:55. Love Ballad" (Skip Scarborough) 4:09. Swing Thing" (Larry and Fonce Mizell) 6:50. Ooo Baby Baby" (Smokey Robinson, Pete Moore) 5:52. Macaroni" (Gary Bartz) 6:42. Larry Mizell - Keyboards, Vocals.
Although best known as a straight ahead jazzer Gary Bartz went through his 1970’s jazz funk/african american music phase and this is a pretty good example of that typically 70’s low down dirty funk with some thoughtful and well intentioned vocals from Bartz himself. The soloing as you would expect from a man of this talent is superb.
Written-By – H. Eaves*
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|ARIST 355||Gary Bartz||Music (7")||Arista||ARIST 355||UK||1980|
|AS 0514||Gary Bartz||Music / After Glow (7", Single)||Arista||AS 0514||US||1980|
|AS 0514||Gary Bartz||Music (7", Single, Mono, Promo)||Arista||AS 0514||US||1980|