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Close Encounter (album)

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Close Encounter
Studio album by
Released1979
RecordedMarch 21, 1978
StudioCI Studios, NYC
GenreJazz
Length42:44
LabelEnja
ENJ 3017
ProducerHorst Weber, Matthias Winckelmann
Franco Ambrosetti chronology
Franco Ambrosetti Quartet
(1976)
Close Encounter
(1979)
Sleeping Gypsy
(1980)

Close Encounter is an album by the Swiss trumpeter/flugelhornist and composer Franco Ambrosetti which was recorded in 1978 and released on the Enja label the following year.[1][2]

Reception

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[3]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow stated "The sometimes episodic repertoire is quite obscure and generally hard bop-oriented. Everyone plays well on this lesser-known but enjoyable effort".[3]

Track listing

All compositions by Franco Ambrosetti except where noted

  1. "Close Encounter" – 8:22
  2. "Napoleon Blown Apart" (Flavio Ambrosetti) – 5:39
  3. "Sad Story of a Photographer (Someday My Prints Will Come)" — 8:12
  4. "Morning Song of a Spring Flower" (George Gruntz) – 14:29
  5. "Rumba Organistica" (Joachim Kühn) – 6:02

Personnel

References

  1. ^ Enja Records main series discography accessed June 22, 2018
  2. ^ Franco Ambrosetti discography accessed June 22, 2018
  3. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. Franco Ambrosetti: Close Encounter – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved June 22, 2018.
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