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Ears For Civil Engines (Mk II)

by Various Artists

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Off You Go 05:30
Looze Blooze 04:26
The Skip 03:52
Brotherhood 04:13
Törsten 05:21
Stomp 04:35
Dilemma 04:51
Scardy Cat 04:37
Movin On 04:40
Gross Rexman 05:36
The Stretch 05:19


The debut release for Jazzhead, Ears For Civil Engines, has been re-mastered and re-released. This collection of 13 original tunes by Australian jazz luminaries includes outstanding individual and ensemble playing. This set has everything: cutting edge modern jazz, cool jazz, bebop, swinging blues and piano based mood pieces. Ears For Civil Engines features Rob Burke, Julien Wilson, Sam Keevers, Paul Grabowsky, Scott Tinkler and Tim Stevens. An illustration of just how good Australian jazz talent is - great songs and great blowin'.


released July 1, 2002

All tracks recorded at WOODSTOCK STUDIO (Melbourne) during January 1996.

Engineered and mixed by Chris Dickie, Michael Letho and Ross Cockle.
Assisted by Charlie McNeil and Robbie Adams.

Except Track 13 – The Stretch
Recorded and mixed by Michael Letho at WOODSTOCK STUDIO (Melbourne) during April 1998.
Digitally edited by Anthony ‘Tok’ Norris.

All tracks mastered by Joe Camilleri, Martin Pullan and Robbie Adams at Edensound Mastering (Melbourne).

Executive Producers – Joe Camilleri and Rob Burke.

Scott Tinkler and Paul Grabowsky appear courtesy of OriGiN Recordings.

Original Illustration by Alison Smith
Design and Layout by Traffic Design

Off You Go is lifted from the Ian Chaplin Quartet CD, Tjapangati, also on Jazzhead (MUSH32139.2)

The Stretch is lifted from the self titled James Sherlock Trio CD, also on Jazzhead (MUSH33192.2)


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The very best in Australian Jazz CDs. Jazzhead was established to release great new Australian Jazz in its various forms by Joe Camilleri and Andrew Walker. Concentrating on the progressive sounds of jazz while maintaining general accessibility.

From its inception, Jazzhead has pursued excellence in music and provided an outlet for great work of contemporary jazz.
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