Listen to Charlie Bechlers link
above for the way this band grooved in 1970!
ORIGNAL JAZZ-RAGA-ROCK-JAM-WORLD BAND.
labels or category. The music was pure.
this innovative at it's given time. They opened for the Zappa bands
and Miles Davis
at " The Boston Tea Party"..in Boston.
A great _Filmore
style_ concert hall-club in Boston.
In this record
and the live gigs....Mariano was playing Alto saxophone and soprano saxophone.
Flute and nagaswaram.
Within a full blown
rock based volume setting with two drummers. The wall of sound was amazing.
Considering Charlie always played strong, this was a real event to hear.
was on a world based level with any major rock band.
of easily had the cult following that Jerry Garcia did with the Grateful Dead
or even the song writing
that other major stars did in that time period. After all this was 1970. There
was not a "Bitches Brew" recording
Davis yet, and no Brecker or Sanborn sax sonics had yet to appear.
one of the pioneer bands of the day. And-one of the most interesting.
RCA will see it's importance and put it on CD-reissue.
moved to Europe from Boston in 1970, the stage was being set for
playing and world class saxophone innovations.
to find some current Mariano projects.
I get time, I will be putting more Charlie Mariano information on my site.
a musician born Nov. 11, 1923 , Boston he certainly has given the _WORLD_some