Weldon Irvine Cosmic Vortex (1974)

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      • 1. Love your brother
      • 2. Walk that walk; talk that talk
      • 3. Love Jones
      • 4. I'll name it tomorrow
      • 5. Cosmic Vortex
      • 6. Quiet (In memory of Duke Ellington)
      • 7. Let yourself be free
      • 8. Love your brother

      100% Stone-cold rare groove classic. "Walk that Walk" is a heavyweight monster tune. ESSENTIAL!

      By 1974, 31 year-old Weldon Irvine was ready for the next phase of his career. Having spent years working variously as a pianist, band leader, composer, arranger and road manager with the likes of Joe Henderson and Nina Simone, his breakout moment as a solo artist finally came in 1974, when he signed with RCA Records. Finally backed with a budget that could match his ambitions, Irvine's first release was Cosmic Vortex, a sprawling, monumental work that embodied a musician at the height of his powers. The result is an album that molds his jazz instincts for free-form improvisation to fit a deep funk aesthetic, but also matched with strong, spiritual lyrics.

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