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Ricky Ford - Flying Colors album

Ricky Ford - Flying Colors album Performer: Ricky Ford
Title: Flying Colors
Style: Hard Bop, Post Bop
Date of release: 1980
Country: US
Size MP3: 1952 mb
Size FLAC: 1705 mb
Rating: 4.4
Format: VOC AC3 DMF MP3 AIFF MOD FLAC

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Flying Colors is an album by saxophonist Ricky Ford which was recorded in 1980 and released on the Muse label. Studio album by. Ricky Ford.

Flying Colors ‎(LP, Album, Promo). Flying Colors ‎(LP, Album). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide said: "Perhaps the best view of Ford the improviser is afforded on Flying Colors, a first-class program of music by Strayhorn, Ellington and Monk.

Flying Colors (1980). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide noted "Perhaps the best view of Ford the improviser is afforded on Flying Colors, a first-class program of music by Strayhorn, Ellington and Monk. This Muse set finds him matched with a top-notch rhythm section. It was a fine showcase for the up-and-coming tenor". All compositions by Ricky Ford except where noted.

Flying Colors (Flying Colors album). Flying Colors is the debut studio album by the American supergroup Flying Colors, released on 26 March 2012. It debuted at No. 9 on Billboard's Hard Rock chart, and No. 11 on the BBC's Rock Album charts. Steve Morse – lead and rhythm guitar. Casey McPherson – Lead vocals, co-lead vocals (1, 3, 7, 10, 11). Neal Morse – keyboards, backing vocals, co-lead vocals (1, 3, 7, 11). Dave LaRue – bass guitar.

RICKY FORD - Flying Colors ~MUSE 5227 {nm orig} WHITE LABEL 1980 w/Hicks. Where Flying Colors feels a bit too much like a 'side-project', however, is in the songwriting department. Although the entire album is certainly well-written from an objective point of view, Flying Colors rarely aims for the level of excellence that one may expect from this observation. Apart from the energetic opener "Blue Ocean", which features some spectacular vocal melodies, and the brilliant closing epic "Infinite Fire", most of the album feels rather safe and homogenous to these ears.

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Tracklist

A1 Jordanian Walk 8:26
A2 Chelsea Bridge 4:25
A3 Take The Coltrane 4:36
B1 Bye-Ya 5:45
B2 Olympic Glaze 4:55
B3 Portrait Of Mingus 4:25
B4 Flying Colors 4:15

Companies, etc.

  • Distributed By – Musidisc

Credits

  • Bass – Walter Booker
  • Drums – Jimmy Cobb
  • Piano – John Hicks
  • Tenor Saxophone – Ricky Ford

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
MR 5227 Ricky Ford Flying Colors ‎(LP, Album) Muse Records MR 5227 US 1980
MR 5227 Ricky Ford Flying Colors ‎(LP, Album, Promo) Muse Records MR 5227 US 1980
K26P-6088 Ricky Ford Flying Colors ‎(LP, Album) Seven Seas K26P-6088 Japan 1980