Herbie Mann & Bobby Jaspar

Flute-Flight

Flute Flight

  • Release Date: 29 Nov 1990
  • OJCCD-1084-2

The use of the flute as an instrument of jazz improvisation goes back to Wayman Carver in the early 1930s. Harry Klee played it in the mid-Forties, but the flute did not become firmly established in jazz until the early 1950s, and then primarily as a secondary instrument for saxophonists. Herbie Mann, however, made it his primary horn and in the minds of the general jazz public quickly became synonymous with the flute. For recording, Mann occasionally teamed up with another flutist. One of hi… MORE