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The Visitors , Earl Grubbs, Carl Grubbs - Neptune flac album

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Performer: The Visitors
Title: Neptune
Country: US
Released: 1980
Style: Soul-Jazz, Post Bop, Contemporary Jazz, Modal
Category: Jazz
Rating: 4.7 ✦
Other format: FLAC APE AU DMF MP1 VOC AC3

from the 1975 album Motherland.

The Visitors (10) ‎– Neptune. Etichetta: Cobblestone ‎– CST 9010. Formato: Vinyl, LP, Album. Very soulful jazz piece, as many versions of this track tend to be, so worth owning for this alone. Rispondi Visualizza 1 risposta Avvertimi 3 Helpful.

Saxophonist, brother of Carl Grubbs, and first cousin of Naima Coltrane. Best known as one half of duo The Visitors, along with his brother Carl. In Groups: The Visitors (10). The Visitors (10), Earl Grubbs, Carl Grubbs - Neptune ‎(LP, Album, RE). Muse Records.

Earl and Carl were the brothers of Juanita Grubbs, who married John Coltrane and took the name "Naima". I heard The Visitors play on Father's Day, 1971 at Temple University. They were on an amazing bill with Gil Scott-Heron and Donny Hathaway. The Visitors were the second performers to play that night, but their music is what stayed with me long, long after that night. Their playing, their beauty, and grace on stage was unmatched. 3 years ago. Naima was their first cousin. I was a close friend of Earl's and was around when this album was being composed.

The Visitors Earl Grubbs/Carl Grubbs - In My Youth (Muse MR 5024). Earl Grubbs, soprano, tenor sax; Carl Grubbs, alto sax; Sid Simmons, piano; Stanley Clarke, bass; James Glenn, bass John Goldsmith, drums, shakers; Richard Lee Wiggins, bells. Sigma Sound Studios, Philadelphia, PA, October 30 & November 1, 1972. Earl And Carl Grubbs (The Visitors) - Rebirth (Muse MR 5047). Carl Grubbs, alto sax; Earl Grubbs, tenor sax; Kenny Barron, piano; Buster Williams, bass; Albert Heath, drums; Sonny Morgan, percussion. RCA Studios, NYC, May 7, 1974.

The Visitors, Earl and Carl Grubbs, were cousins of John Coltrane by marriage. The Coltrane influence is there; but they move beyond it. For a while, in the 70s, it seemed like every saxophone had to pay homage to Coltrane but trying to play like. The album In My Youth, was a sign that great jazz saxophones were breaking free of the mindset that they had to play like Coltrane. The cuts In My Youth, The Visit, and Mood Seeks are outstanding. Each of them by themselves is worth the price of the album. 3 people found this helpful.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Neptune
Percussion – Sherman FergusonWritten-By – Carl Grubbs
A2 Naima
Written-By – John Coltrane
B1 Reflections (On New York City, Everything Is Everything)
Written-By – Carl Grubbs, Earl Grubbs
B2 China
Bass – Edward CrockettWritten-By – Carl Grubbs, Earl Grubbs
B3 Pisces
Written-By – Carl Grubbs
B4 Pat's Tune
Written-By – Earl Grubbs

Companies, etc.

  • Recorded At – Sigma Sound Studios
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Muse Records
  • Copyright (c) – Muse Records


  • Alto Saxophone – Carl Grubbs
  • Bass – John Hicks
  • Congas – Robert Kenyatta (tracks: A1, A2)
  • Design [Cover Type] – Ron Warwell
  • Drums – Bill Roy
  • Drums, Percussion – John Goldsmith (tracks: A1, B2, B3)
  • Engineer – Carl Paruolo, Don Murray, Joe Tarsia
  • Percussion – Richard Lee Wiggins (tracks: A1, B2)
  • Piano – Elmer Gibson (tracks: B4), Ron Burton (tracks: A1, B2, B3), Sid Simmons (tracks: A1, A2, B1, B2)
  • Producer – Skip Drinkwater
  • Producer [Associate] – Dennis Wilen, Perry Johnson
  • Soprano Saxophone – Earl Grubbs


Recorded at Sigma Sound Studio, Philadelphia, Pa. - May 5 and 13, 1971.
Previously released CST 9010.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
CST 9010 The Visitors Neptune ‎(LP, Album) Cobblestone CST 9010 US 1972
MR 5195 The Visitors Neptune ‎(LP, Album, Promo, RE) Muse Records MR 5195 US 1980