Power to the People (Joe Henderson album)

Power to the People
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Studio album by
Released1969
RecordedMay 23 & 29, 1969
StudioPlaza Sound Studios, New York City
GenreJazz, hard bop, post-bop
Length42:27
LabelMilestone
MSP 9024
ProducerOrrin Keepnews
Joe Henderson chronology
Tetragon
(1968)
Power to the People
(1969)
"If You're Not Part of the Solution, You're Part of the Problem"
(1970)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic[1]
All About Jazz(favorable)[2]
All About Jazz(favorable)[3]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide[4]

Power to the People is an album by jazz saxophonist Joe Henderson, released on Milestone in 1969. Featuring Henderson with trumpeter Mike Lawrence (on two tracks), pianist Herbie Hancock, bassist Ron Carter and drummer Jack DeJohnette. Hancock’s electric piano and Carter’s bass guitar are the first electric instruments to appear on a Henderson album.

Track listing[]

All compositions by Joe Henderson, except where noted.

  1. "Black Narcissus" – 4:50
  2. "Afro-Centric" – 7:00
  3. "Opus One-Point-Five" (Ron Carter) – 4:56
  4. "Isotope" – 4:53
  5. "Power to the People" – 8:42
  6. "Lazy Afternoon" (Moross, Latouche) – 4:33
  7. "Foresight and Afterthought (An Impromptu Suite in Three Movements)" – 7:33

Recorded on May 23 (2, 5) and May 29 (all others), 1969.

Personnel[]

References[]

  1. ^ Yanow, Scott. "Power to the People – Joe Henderson | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 17 July 2011.
  2. ^ Greenland, Tom (7 July 2008). "Joe Henderson: Power to the People". allaboutjazz.com. Retrieved 27 August 2013.
  3. ^ Rickert, David (25 June 2007). "Joe Henderson: Power to the People". allaboutjazz.com. Retrieved 27 August 2013.
  4. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. pp. 100. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.