Q (11/94, p.144) - 4 Stars - Excellent - "...pushing a gutsy, post-bop music out into the free territories, and bringing back with extraordinary group rapport..."
Mojo (Publisher) (p.129) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[An] engrossing performance at the 1969 Monterey jazz festival."
Personnel: Charles Lloyd (tenor saxophone, flute); Keith Jarrett (piano); Cecil McBee, Ron McClure (bass); Jack DeJohnette (drums).
Reissue producers: Patrick Milligan, Gary Peterson.
Engineer: Wally Heider (tracks 1-5).
FOREST FLOWER was recorded at Atlantic Recording Studios, New York on September 8, 1966 and live at the Monterey Jazz Festival on September 18, 1966. SOUNDTRACK was recorded live at Town Hall, New York on November 15, 1968. Originally released as 2 separate LPs. Includes liner notes by George Avakian.
All songs written by Charles Lloyd except "Sorcery" (Keith Jarrett), "Song Of Her" (Cecil McBee) and "East Of The Sun" (Brooks Bowman).