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Impulse! Dedication Series

Impulse! released a number of double LPs in their Dedication Series in 1978. These releases usually included some or all previously unreleased material.

Impulse! Dedication Series

The Bopmasters: The Dedication Series Vol. I, Sonny Criss / Kenny Dorham, 1978, Impulse! 9337

Previously released albums from 1959 and 1956.

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Three Dimensions: The Dedication Series Vol. II, Oliver Nelson, 1978, Impulse! 9335

Two previously released albums from 1961 and 1966.

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The Great Live Sessions: The Dedication Series Vol. III, Shirley Scott, 1978, Impulse! 9341

Live recordings from 1964.

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The Quintessential Charts: The Dedication Series Vol. IV, Quincy Jones, 1978, Impulse! 9342

Combines albums from 1956 and 1961.

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The African Connection: The Dedication Series Vol. V, Hugh Masekela, 1978, Impulse! 9343

A reissue of the 1962 album Home Is Where The Music Is.

Tracks : Part Of A Whole, Minawa, The Big Apple, Umhome, Maseru, Inner Crisis, Blues For Huey, Nomali, Maesha, Ingoo Pow-Pow

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The Early Trios: The Dedication Series Vol. VI, McCoy Tyner, 1978, Impulse! 9338

Trio recordings taken from three albums originally released in the first half of the 1960's.

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The Village Concerts: The Dedication Series Vol. VII, Albert Ayler, 1978, Impulse! 9336

Live recordings from the Village Theater and the Village Vanguard in 1966 and 1967.

Tracks : Light In Darkness, Heavenly Home, Spiritual Rebirth, Infinite Spirit, Omega Is The Alpha, Spirits Rejoice, Divine Peacemaker, Angels

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The New Breed: The Dedication Series Vol. VIII, Cecil Taylor/Charles Tolliver/Grachan Moncur/Archie Shepp, 1978, Impulse! 9339

Previously released and unreleased music by four separate groups from 1961 and 1965.

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The Great Arrangers: The Dedication Series Vol. IX, Gil Evans/Gary McFarland, 1978, Impulse! 9340

A Gil Evans album from 1961 and a Gary McFarland album from 1966.

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The Great Tenor Encounters: The Dedication Series Vol. X, Duke Ellington/Coleman Hawkins/John Coltrane, 1978, Impulse! 9350

Brings together the two early 1960s Impulse LPs; Duke Ellington Meets Coleman Hawkins and Duke Ellington And John Coltrane.

Tracks : Ray Charles' Place, Wanderlust, You Dirty Dog, Self Portrait (Of A Bean), The Jeep Is Jumpin', Limbo Jazz, Mood Indigo, The Ricitic, Solitude, Stevie, My Little Brown Book, The Feeling Of Jazz, In A Sentimental Mood, Angelica, Take The Coltrane, Big Nick

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The Retrospective Sessions: The Dedication Series Vol. XI, Count Basie, 1978, Impulse! 9351

1962 recordings previously released on Count Basie And The Kansas City 7 and 1969 recordings previously released on Standing Ovation.

Tracks : Count's Place, Oh, Lady Be Good, Shoe Shine Boy, Tally-ho, Mr. Basie, Senator Whitehead, What'cha Talkin', Secrets, Trey Of Hearts, I Want A Little Girl (Looking For A Boy), Down For Double, Lil Darlin', Broadway, Jive At Five, Cherry Point, Jumpin' At The Woodside, One O'Clock Jump, Shiny Stockings, Blue And Sentimental, Every Tub, Corner Pocket, The Kid From Red Bank, One O'Clock Jump

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The Live Trio Sessions: The Dedication Series Vol. XII, Sam Rivers, 1978, Impulse! 9352

Live recordings from 1972 ans 1973 some of which has previously been released on the albums Hues and Impulse Artists On Tour.

Tracks : Hues of Melanin: Part One (The Soprano Saxophone Section)/Part Two (The Flute and Vocal Section)/Part Three (Ivory Black: The Piano Section)/Part Four (Violet: The Tenor Saxophone Section), Encore Mauve, Indigo, Suite For Molde: Part One (A. Onyx - The Soprano Saxophone Section, B. Topaz - The Flute Section)/Part Two (The Tenor Saxophone Section)

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The Live Sessions: The Dedication Series Vol. XIII, Yusef Lateef, 1978, Impulse! 9353

Live recordings from Pep's Lounge, Philadelphia on June 26, 1964.

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Foundations: The Dedication Series Vol. XIV, Tom Scott/John Klemmer/Gato Barbieri, 1978, Impulse! 9354

Mostly music originally released on the Tom Scott album Rural Still Life, the John Klemmer albums Waterfalls and Magic And Movement, and the Gato Barbieri album Chapter Two: Hasta Siempre.

Tracks : Tom Scott: Song #1/Freak-In/With Respect To Coltrane/Just Messin' Around/Body And Soul, Gato Barbieri: Encuentros/Encuentros (Parts One And Two), John Klemmer: Man Alone/Prelude I/Waterfall I/Free Love/Twentieth Century Blues

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Salute To Newport: The Dedication Series Vol. XV, Pee Wee Russell, 1978, Impulse! 9359

Reissue of the Dot album Pee Wee Plays and the Impulse album Midnight Concert In Paris.

Tracks : Pee Wee's Blues, What's The Pitch, Dreaming And Schemin', Cutie Pie, Oh No!, Pee Wee's Song, Oh Yes, Missy, Are You Here, Write Me A Love Song Baby, This Is It, But Why, At the Jazz Band Ball, Crazy Rhythm, Blue Turning Grey Over You, Lulu's Back in Town, The Bends Blues, , Keepin' Out of Mischief Now, Ja-Da, Slowly

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Plenty Of Horn: The Dedication Series Vol. XVI, Paul Horn, 1978, Impulse! 9356

Originally released on the Dot albums House Of Horn and Plenty Of Horn.

Tracks : House Of Horn, Day By Day, Interlude, Pony Tale, Sunday Monday Or Always, A Soldiers Dream, Siddartha, To A Little Boy, Chloe, Romanze, A Parable, The Golden Princess, Yesterdays, Blues For Tom, Invitation, Give Me The Simple Life, Moods For Horn: I. Effervescence, Moods For Horn/II. Reminiscence, Moods For Horn/III. Exuberance, Moods For Horn/IV. Ebullience, The Smith Family, Tellin The Truth, Willow Weep For Me

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Further Fire Music: The Dedication Series Vol. XVII, Archie Shepp, 1978, Impulse! 9357

A collection of previously released and unreleased music from 1965.

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Last updated March 2013