Ken Mclntyre


Stone Blues

  • Release Date: 20 Jul 1993
  • OJCCD-1818-2

Like his friend Eric Dolphy, with whom he would record a month after this session, Makanda Ken McIntyre (1931-2001) was a masterful multi-reedman who expanded the vernacular of Charlie Parker. Stone Blues, McIntyre’s second date as a leader (and featuring fellow Bostonian Bobby Ward, long a local legend, on drums), simultaneously looked forward and back--reveling in the joys of blowing on the changes while venturing into the relatively uncharted harmonic and tonal territories o… MORE