Live at Brooklyn Academy of Music

Live at Brooklyn Academy of Music
Live album by World Saxophone Quartet
Released 1986
Recorded December 6–7, 1985
Genre Jazz
Length 47:35
Label Black Saint
World Saxophone Quartet chronology
Live in Zurich
Live at Brooklyn Academy of Music
World Saxophone Quartet Plays Duke Ellington

Live at Brooklyn Academy of Music is a live album released in 1986. It was the sixth album by the jazz group the World Saxophone Quartet and the fifth to be released on the Italian Black Saint label.

The album features live performances by Hamiet Bluiett, Julius Hemphill, Oliver Lake and David Murray recorded at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in NYC on December 6–7, 1985.


The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars stating "Of their six originals, it is as usual the three Hemphill contributions that are most memorable.".[1]

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Track listing

  1. "One/Waltz/Time" (Hemphill) - 3:51
  2. "Great Peace" (Murray) - 14:58
  3. "Kinda' Up" (Lake) - 3:50
  4. "Paper Works" (Bluiett) - 8:07
  5. "Open Air (For Tommy)" (Hemphill) - 10:14
  6. "Georgia Blue" (Hemphill) - 6:35



  1. 1 2 Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed July 19, 2011
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