Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Freddie Hubbard and Ilhan Mimaroglu - Sing Me A Song Of Songmy


Sing Me a Song of Songmy (subtitled "A Fantasy For Electromagnetic Tape") is an album by jazz trumpeter Freddie Hubbard and Ilhan Mimaroglu released in 1971.
It was Hubbard's third album released on the Atlantic label and features performances by Hubbard, tenor saxophonist Junior Cook, pianist Kenny Barron, bassist Art Booth and drummerLouis Hayes. The album also features a chorus, strings, recitations of poems by Fazil Husnu Daglarca and other texts, organists and tape-based musique concrète. It is one of Hubbard's most experimental albums.

Track listing

All compositions by Ilhan Mimaroglu
  1. "Threnody for Sharon Tate" - 2:04
  2. "This Is Combat I Know" - 8:56
  3. "The Crowd" - 7:03
  4. "What a Good Time for Kent State" - 1:28
  1. "Monodrama" - 2:54
  2. "Black Soldier" - 2:19
  3. "Interlude I" - 5:48
  4. "Interlude II" - 4:30
  5. "And Yet There Could Be Love" - 4:28
  6. "Postlude" - 1:05


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