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Smiley Etc.

Smiley Etc.
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Recorded in 1969, this free jazz album is led by William “Smiley” Winters (1929–1994), a San Francisco Bay area-based drummer. Originally issued as a two-record set, the recording presents Winters in different settings. The first three tracks are free-flowing sessions featuring avant-garde musicians Bert Wilson on reeds and Barbara Donald on trumpet. The remaining tracks showcase Winters’ musical versatility. Allmusic.com gave the recording a “highly recommended” and a 4½ star rating.

Track Listing

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Two Trains Smiley Winters 9:23
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102
Love Is Enlightenment Smiley Winters 9:14
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Smiley Etc. Smiley Winters 16:06
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Frank's Blues Smiley Winters 7:19
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Some Blue Shoes Smiley Winters 6:45
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Just Steppin' Smiley Winters 6:38
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Smiley's Mini Drum Suite Smiley Winters 6:16