THE Record Collection

Imagine you’re starting a record collection from scratch. In THE Record Collection – we’re asking some infamous diggers; people who eat, sleep and drink music – to build it for you –  one piece and one week at a time.

#002 – Roland Kirk ‘I Talk With The Spirits’ – Label: Limelight Year:1965

“If you must have a jazz record based on flute, this is the one. This underrated album is a monument. Roland Kirk shows all the ways you can use a flute in so many styles connected to jazz, from blues, to folk, to spiritual music, to music for children, to funk. Released in 1965, this master piece still the best jazz flute album in 2015. And it contains the longest notes made with a flute ever recorded…”