Velez, Glen

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Velez, Glen - Seven Heaven Seven Heaven
Jazz Used - LP 30 ST CMP
1987 German Original In Shrink Wrap. "Audiophile Quality" Sticker On The Shrink Wrap. Glossy, Unplayed Condition. “Frame Drum Expert Glen Velez Has Been Recording Since The Mid-'80s, Highlighting His Mastery Of A Variety Of Percussion Instruments With The Spare Yet Complementary Contributions Of Fellow Percussionists And A Variety Of Wind Players. After Debuting In 1984, Velez Signed With The German World Music Label CMP, And Has Since Cut A Handful Of Critically Acclaimed Records For The Company. Seven Heaven, The Follow-Up To His Mostly Solo CMP Debut, Internal Combustion, Finds Velez On A Variety Of Frame Drums, Accompanied By Longtime Collaborator And Percussionist Layne Redmond And Flutist Steve Gorn. All The Tracks Were Written By Velez -- Save For The Gorn Collaboration "Amulet Of Bes" -- And Spotlight His Work On The Bodhran (An Irish Frame Drum), Mbira, Ramana (A Thai Goblet Drum), Gaval (An Azerbajani Tambourine), And Sundry Other Percussion Instruments. Nicely Complementing Velez' Rhythmic Base, Redmond Contributes Her Own Mbira, Gaval, And Ramana Work To Three Cuts, While Gorn Fleshes Out Four Numbers With Some Meditative Contributions From Variety Of Bansuri Bamboo Flutes. For Curious Fans Not Yet Ready For An Unadulterated Velez Percussion Outing, This Trio Disc Makes A Fine Choice.” Stephen Cook, AMG.... more details
 
Velez, Glen - Internal Combustion Internal Combustion
Jazz New - LP 23 ST CMP
Sealed 1985 German Gatefold Original. Cut Corner. Best Known For His Work With Steve Reich, Velez Is Widely Regarded As One Of The Masters Of The Frame Drum; His Virtuosity Is On Display Throughout Internal Combustion, Which Focuses Almost Solely On His Improvisational Drumming Skills (Although Layne Redmond Contributes His Own Frame Drum And Vocals On Two Tracks).... more details
 
Velez, Glen - Assyrian Rose Assyrian Rose
Jazz Used - LP 42 ST CMP
1989 German Original Pressed On Audiophile Quality Vinyl. Small, Clean Cut Out Hole. Appears Unplayed.... more details
 

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