Kenneth Patchen (1912–1972)




Kenneth Patchen Reads Jazz In Canada (1959)

  1. Four Blues Poems (5:42)

    1a There's A Place
    1b They Won't Let You In There
    1c A Sigh Is Little Altered
    1d The Lonesome Boy Blues


  2. Four Song Poems (6:56)

    2a The Everlasting Contenders
    2b Do I Not Deal With Angels
    2c The Sea Is Awash With Roses
    2d Not Many Kingdoms Left


  3. As I Opened The Window (3:59)

  4. Glory, Glory (10:36)


    Allan Neil Quartet
    Alto Saxophone – Dale Hillary
    Bass – Lionel Chambers
    Drums – Bill Boyle (2)
    Piano – Alan Neil
    Voice – Kenneth Patchen

    Composed By – Alan Neil (tracks: 4), Charlie Parker (tracks: 1a to 1d), Dale Hillary (tracks: 3), George Wallington (tracks: 2a to 2d)

    Program was recorded at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's studio in Vancouver on February 17, 1959 - under supervision of Robert Patchell; and given network airing from Montreal on October 15, 1959.

    Originally issued as Folkways FL9718.