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4.34 | 23 ratings | 1 reviews | 52% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 1964

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Night Dreamer (7:15)
2. Oriental Folk Song (6:51)
3. Virgo (7:07)
4. Black Nile (6:28)
5. Charcoal Blues (6:54)
6. Armageddon (6:23)

Total time 40:58

Bonus track on 1987 & 2004 reissues:
7. Virgo (alternate take) (7:00)

Line-up / Musicians

- Wayne Shorter / tenor saxophone, composer

- Lee Morgan / trumpet
- McCoy Tyner / piano
- Reginald Workman / bass
- Elvin Jones / drums

Releases information

Recorded at the Van Gelder Studios in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey on April 29, 1964.

Artwork: Reid Miles with Francis Wolff (photo)

LP Blue Note ‎- BLP 4173 (1964, US) Mono audio
LP Blue Note ‎- BST 84173 (1964, US) Stereo audio

CD Blue Note ‎- DIDX 1582 (1987, US) With a bonus track
CD Blue Note ‎- CDP 7 84173 2 (2004, US) Remastered by Rudy Van Gelder with a bonus track

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and to Quinino for the last updates
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WAYNE SHORTER Night Dreamer ratings distribution

(23 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(52%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(43%)
Good, but non-essential (4%)
Collectors/fans only (0%)
Poor. Only for completionists (0%)

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4 stars I'm surprised that there are only 3 ratings for Night Dreamer on Prog Archives, and no written reviews of this album. Judging from what I've read elsewhere on the Internet, Night Dreamer is generally regarded as one of Wayne Shorter's greatest albums. Like my fellow reviewers, I think it's ter ... (read more)

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