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Young,Larry - Unity
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Unity
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1999-03-09
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Unity is an album by jazz organist Larry Young, released on the Blue Note label. While not free jazz, the album features innovative experimentation.

The album is Young's second for Blue Note records, following on from Into Somethin'. Three of the six tracks were composed by Woody Shaw; "Zoltan", "The Moontrane", and "Beyond All Limits". "If" is a Joe Henderson composition, "Monk's Dream" is a Thelonious Monk composition, and "Softly, As in a Morning Sunrise" is a Hammerstein & Romberg composition.

Reception

Billboard Magazine called the album a "sureshot for jazz fans"."".Billboard: August 27, 1966. Also, Saxophonist Michael Brecker referred to the album as a favourite of his."".Billboard: November 6, 1999.

Personnel

*Larry Young: organ

*Woody Shaw: trumpet

*Joe Henderson: saxophone

*Elvin Jones: drums

Mentions in Popular Culture

In an episode of the fourth season of NBC's television show "30 Rock" -- which aired on March 11, 2010 and was entitled "Future Husband" -- the character Tracy Jordan, played by Tracy Morgan, wore a t-shirt that featured the cover design of "Unity."

References

Category:1965 albums

Category:Blue Note Records albums

Category:Larry Young albums





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