Hubert Laws is a master jazz flutist, performing in multiple creative directions since the late 50's. "Wild Flower" is Laws' memorable 1972 release, recorded in his most productive period.
Personnel includes: Hubert Laws (piccolo, flute, alto flute); John Murtaugh (conductor); Bernard Eichen, Paul Gershman, Harry Lookofsky (violin); Julian Barber, Selwart Clarke, Harold Coletta (viola); Seymour Barab, Richard Bock, George Ricci (cello); Gary Burton (vibraphone); Chick Corea (piano); Ron Carter, Richard Davis (bass); Bernard Purdie (drums); Mongo Santamaria (congas); Joe Chambers, Airto Moreira, Warren Smith (percussion).
Recorded at Atlantic Recording Studios, New York, New York on January 27, 1972. Originally released on Atlantic (1624). Includes liner notes by Joel Dorn.
Digitally remastered by Gene Paul and Jennifer Munson (DB Plus Digital Services, New York, New York).
A nice date from an earlier Laws period with a harder tone and more traditional jazz direction. ~ Ron Wynn