Don Ellis – Tears Of Joy / Connection

Double CD – £9.99
Catalog No. BGOCD1317
Tears Of Joy / Connection by Don Ellis
  • Jazz trumpeter Ellis’s last two albums for Columbia Records
  • ‘Tears For Joy’, originally a double vinyl album, was recorded in 1971 at Basin Street West in San Francisco, and is regarded by many as his finest album
  • ‘Connection’ is Ellis’s arrangements of pop hits of the day, featuring his award-winning ‘French Connection’ theme from the movie
  • Digitally remastered and slipcased
  • Extensive new notes


Disc One

Tears Of Joy:

  1. Tears Of Joy
  2. 5/4 Getaway
  3. Bulgarian Bulge
  4. Get It Together
  5. Quiet Longing
  6. Blues In Elf
  7. Loss
  8. How’s This For Openers?
  9. Samba Bajada
  10. Strawberry Soup
  11. Euphoric Acid


Disc Two


  1. Put It Where You Want It
  2. Alone Again (Naturally)
  3. Superstar
  4. I Feel The Earth Move
  5. Theme From “The French Connection”
  6. Conquistador
  7. Roundabout
  8. Chain Reaction
  9. Goodbye To Love
  10. Lean On Me
  11. Train To Get There