Some days after transferring this Arthur Blythe concert from VHS to video, I found parts off another Blythe concert that were filmed a year later at the Montreux Jazz Festival. So let this clip be a fitting tribute to festival founder Claude Nobs, who passed on January, 10th.
Here are Arthur Blythe as; Bob Stewart tu;Abdul Wadud cello; Kelvyn Bell g; Bobby Battle dr on July 18, 1981 at the Casino De Montreux in Montreux, Switzerland.
Strike Up The Band (starting from 0:00)
Shadows (starting from 5:18)
Bush Baby/unidentified tune (starting from 12:17)
Contemplation (starting from 33:06)