Oregon – Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Evanston, IL, February 1982

Ralph Towner: acoustic & classical guitars, piano, synthesizer
Paul McCandless: reeds & wind instruments
Collin Walcott: percussion & sitar
Glen Moore: double bass

Live at Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, November 3, 1982
Cover photograph by LJL

  1. Blue Sun
  2. Free Piece #1
  3. Tide Pool
  4. Half Past Two
  5. Free Piece #2
  6. Celeste
  7. Walcott/McCandless Duo
  8. Impending Boom
  9. The Juggler’s Etude
  10. Beside A Brook
  11. Travel By NIght
  12. Free Piece #3
  13. Yet To Be

Duration 01:59:07

Related recording:

8 Comments

  1. Brian Imig
    July 1, 2020

    This is lovely to see this concert posted. This is a recording I made myself on a Sony Walkman. There is an encore of “Beneath An Evening Sky” I can send you.

    Reply
    1. livejazzlounge
      July 4, 2020

      Thanks!

      Reply
  2. Ivan
    February 8, 2019

    Solamente…gracias!!!!

    Reply
  3. Stephan
    August 30, 2017

    Ha! After one and a half day of reflecting and browsing, I found the missing title of tune no. 4: it’s “Half Past Two”, initially recorded on Towner & Abercrombie’s “Five Years later”. Another wonderful composition of Ralph’s, that never was recorded with this band.

    Reply
    1. livejazzlounge
      August 30, 2017

      Thanks!
      LJL

      Reply
  4. Stephan
    August 29, 2017

    To me 1982 there was the best Oregon of all times, despite so many great recording in 40 years. Absolute freedom in style, color, composition. And Walcott was as strong a musical contributor as the other three, the perfect quartet.

    Reply
    1. livejazzlounge
      August 30, 2017

      Then it’s two of us that feel like that about Oregon!
      Best,
      LJL

      Reply
  5. Stephan
    August 29, 2017

    What a gem! Only one time in my life I was lucky to see Oregon with Walcott, 1977 in Frankfurt. Hearing your recording brings the memory back. Thank you!

    Reply

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.