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Eric Kloss - In The Land Of Giants album

Eric Kloss - In The Land Of Giants album
Performer: Eric Kloss
Genre: Jazz
Title: In The Land Of Giants
FLAC album size: 1687
Style: Post Bop
Country: US
Released: 1999

From "In The Land Of The Giants" (1969) Eric Kloss - Alto Saxophone Booker Ervin - Tenor Saxophone Jaki Byard - Piano Richard Davis - Bass Alan Dawson - Drums.

Eric Kloss recorded 11 albums as a leader for Prestige during 1965-70, starting when he was 16. A superior post-bop altoist, the blind Kloss showed that he was able to hold his own with musicians much better-known than himself, but unfortunately he sunk into obscurity after 1981. This single CD contains all of the music from two of Kloss' finest albums: Sky Shadows and In the Land of the Giants.

In Land of Giants Jvc Japan 2006.

Together is an album by saxophonist Eric Kloss which features pianist Barry Miles and was recorded in 1976 and released on the Muse label. All compositions by Eric Kloss except as indicated. Relay" (Barry Miles) - 6:58. The Wise Woman" - 6:24. Together" (Kloss, Miles) - 6:09. Song for a Mountain" (Miles) - 4:19. The Goddess, the Gypsy & the Light" - 13:05. Opus De Mulier" - 1:55. Eric Kloss - alto saxophone, tenor saxophone.

Eric Kloss is a world renowned alto and tenor saxophonist, a t, recording artist, composer, clinician, educator, and television personality. Blind from birth music became his vision. A true child prodigy he performed with his mentor Sonny Stitt at age 12. Backed by jazz guitarist Pat Martino, his recording career began at age 16 with the release of Introducing Eric Kloss. Blending hard bob, be-bop, pop, rock, funk, free jazz, classical and world music, he went on to release 22 critically acclaimed recordings on the Prestige and Muse labels.

Now (Eric Kloss album)  .

In the Land of the Giants is an album by saxophonist Eric Kloss which was recorded in 1968 and released on the Prestige label. To Hear Is to See! is an album by saxophonist Eric Kloss which was recorded in 1969 and released on the Prestige label.

Prestige PR 7520 Eric Kloss - First Class Kloss! Prestige 45-704 Eric Kloss - Get The Money Blooz, Comin' Home Baby. Jimmy Owens, trumpet, flugelhorn; Eric Kloss, tenor sax; Pat Martino, guitar; Ben Tucker, bass; Alan Dawson, drums. When Two Lovers Touch. Sock It To Me Socrates. Prestige PR 7627 Eric Kloss - In The Land Of The Giants. Eric Kloss, alto, tenor sax; Chick Corea, piano, electric piano; Dave Holland, bass; Jack DeJohnette, drums.

Eric kloss softly as in a morning sunrise. Eric Kloss (born April 3, 1949, Greenville, Pennsylvania) is an American jazz saxophonist. Eric kloss softly as in a morning sunrise. On his third album, he was recording with musicians over twice his age: Jaki Byard, Richard Davis, and Alan Dawson. He continued recording and performing while a student at Duquesne University. A fan of Elvis Presley and the Ventures, he was attracted to the growth of jazz fusion in the 1960s and '70s, and eventually played with fusion musicians Chick Corea, Dave Holland, and Jack DeJohnette. In the Land of the Giants (Prestige, 1969). To Hear Is to See! (Prestige, 1969).

1980 studio album by Eric Kloss. In the Land of the Giants (1969). To Hear Is to See! (1969).


1 Summertime 7:31
2 So What 12:08
3 Sock It To Me Socrates 5:14
4 When Two Lovers Touch 5:33
5 Things Ain't What They Used To Be 5:46

Companies, etc.

  • Manufactured By – Victor Entertainment, Inc.
  • Distributed By – Victor Entertainment, Inc.


  • Alto Saxophone – Eric Kloss
  • Bass – Richard Davis
  • Drums – Alan Dawson
  • Piano – Jaki Byard
  • Tenor Saxophone – Booker Ervin


Recorded NYC, January 2, 1969.

Comes in mini LP replica with OBI & Japanese insert.

20bit K2 Super Coding.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 4 988002 393879
  • Rights Society: JASRAC

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
PRST 7627, PR 7627 Eric Kloss In The Land Of The Giants ‎(LP, Album) Prestige PRST 7627, PR 7627 US 1969
VICJ-41772 Eric Kloss In The Land Of Giants ‎(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, Pap) Prestige VICJ-41772 Japan 2006
PRT-7627, PR 7627 Eric Kloss In The Land Of The Giants ‎(LP, RE) Prestige, Prestige PRT-7627, PR 7627 US 1973

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