QUEST

Post Bop / Hard Bop / Big Band • United States
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Quest is nominally a cooperative band which includes saxophonist Dave Liebman, pianist Richie Beirach, drummer Billy Hart, and, at various times, bassists George Mraz and Ron McClure. As befitting the catholic skills of its straw boss, Liebman, the group's range is exceptionally broad. The individual members are comfortable in all of modern jazz's guises, but the band's collective strength lies in the realm of post-Coltrane modality. The band's eponymous named first album was recorded in 1981 for Palo Alto with Mraz on bass; later efforts include 1986's Quest II and 1988's Natural Selection, both with McClure. The 1990 CMP album Of One Mind emphasizes the band's affinity for creative free improvisation. In general, Quest's music reflects a creative empathy shared by its members; the close rapport enjoyed by Liebman and Beirach stems from a musical relationship that goes back more than two decades. The assuredness with which Quest goes about read more...
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Quest
Post Bop 1982
QUEST II album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
II
Post Bop 1987
QUEST Natural Selection album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Natural Selection
Post Bop 1988
QUEST N.Y.Nites - Standards album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
N.Y.Nites - Standards
Post Bop 1988
QUEST Of One Mind album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Of One Mind
Hard Bop 1990
QUEST Circular Dreaming album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Circular Dreaming
Post Bop 2012

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QUEST Midpoint - Quest III Live At The Montmartre Copenhagen Denmark album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Midpoint - Quest III Live At The Montmartre Copenhagen Denmark
Post Bop 1988
QUEST Redemption - Quest Live in Europe album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Redemption - Quest Live in Europe
Post Bop 2007
QUEST Re-Dial (Live In Hamburg) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Re-Dial (Live In Hamburg)
Post Bop 2007
QUEST Quest for Freedom album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Quest for Freedom
Big Band 2010

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QUEST Searching for the New Sound of Be-Bop album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Searching for the New Sound of Be-Bop
Post Bop 2010

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