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This album was part of the Now-Again Reserve Edition subscription series.

The Name of This Terrain (1969) is the missing entry in jazz pianist / composer / psychiatrist Denny Zeitlin’s discography, a wonderful and weird fusion of avant-classical, jazz, funk, rock and electronic music.


Side A
The Name Of This Terrain
2 Steps Forward;1 Step Back
Gonna Take You Away

Side B
What’s In It For You?
Free Piece
The Wizard

Side C
The Hyde Street Run
Here’s That Rainy Day
Offshore Breeze
Western Thing

Side D
El Fuego De Las Montañas
On Air
A Scarf In The Air (Excerpt)

Produced by Bill Young and Denny Zeitlin
Personnel: Denny Zeitlin: Acoustic Piano, Hohner Clavinet, Farfisa Organ, Custom Sound Generating and Altering Devices, Tambourine, Melodica, Lead Vocals; George Marsh: Drums, Percussion, Backing Vocals; Mel Graves: Acoustic Bass, Electric Bass, Custom Sound Generating Device, Backing Vocals.
Music and Lyrics by Denny Zeitlin, Double Helix Music, Inc. c/o A Train Entertainment/BMI
Recorded in November, 1969 at Pacific High Studios, San Francisco.

Recorded by Phill Sawyer; mixed and mastered by Phill Sawyer, Denny Zeitlin, George Marsh, & Mel Graves
Re-mastered by Vadim Canby, Denny Zeitlin and George Marsh
Photography by Josephine Zeitlin

This anthology produced by Eothen Alapatt and Denny Zeitlin.
Introductory notes by Eothen Alapatt.
Liner notes by Andrew Gilbert.
Restoration and remastering by Vadim Canby (Sides A and B) and Jason Bitner (Sides C and D).
Art direction by Errol Richardson.

LP, CD. Digital. Originally issued as part of the Now-Again Reserve Subscription Service. 2021. NA 5227.