On June 10th, 1972, shortly after Anthony turned 27 years old, he gave a solo concert at Carnegie Recital Hall (today called Weill Recital Hall). Aside from a New York Times listing kept in Carnegie’s archives, we could find no visual or audio record of the event. Then, earlier this year (2012), a NYC musician contacted the Tri-Centric Foundation about mysterious tapes he had received from an acquaintance. To our surprise, one contained part of the 1972 solo Carnegie concert. Anthony listened to it and confirmed the content. The photo shows recording equipment owned by the person who recorded the concert: two tiny microphones attached to the sides of large dark glasses. We believe he used a similar setup to record Anthony’s concert, but with a normal cassette tape recorder instead of a DAT recorder.
It took 40 years, but the music made its way back to Anthony. An important part of Tri-Centric Foundation’s mission is to document and archive all of Anthony’s creative output. A very special thanks to the musician who noticed the cassette, contacted us, and then shared it with us.
released December 18, 2012
Mastered by Jon Rosenberg.
Special thank you to the musician who noticed the cassette and contacted the Tri-Centric Foundation.
supported by 4 fans who also own “Solo (Carnegie Hall) 1972”
Yes,yes,yes! I've been waiting for Dave to do this again...two brilliant runs by DDQ and Keystone were documented on Greenleaf back in the day; they were groundbreaking...recorded and released within 24 hours for each set...they were stellar performances and I play them again and again.
With absolutely no chance of ever being there, this is the closest i'll ever be to 'being there'...so excited I may need to lay down in a darkened room for a while! John Cratchley