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Fasteau, Kali. Z.: An Alternate Universe (Flying Note)

The trio of multi-wind player Kali Fasteau, bassist William Parker, and drummer Cindy Blackman in an album of collective improvisation with a global scope and profound intensity.
 

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UPC: 884501562935

Label: Flying Note
Catalog ID: FNCD 9015
Squidco Product Code: 14909

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2011
Country: USA
Packaging: Jewel Tray
Tracks 1, 3 and 7 were recorded on December 31st, 1991. Tracks 4 and 6 were recorded on January 3rd, 1992. Tracks 2, 5, and 8 were recorded on January 4th, 1992. All tracks recorded in Brooklyn, NY.


Personnel:

Kali Z. Fasteau-cello, soprano saxophone, electric piano

William Parker-contrabass

Cindy Blackman-drums

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track listing:


1. Vitesse 3:43

2. Fervor 5:14

3. Ardor 25:05

4. Liquid Geometry 5:25

5. Ideation 3:24

6. If You Knew 12:26

7. Found 7:53

8. Bonobos 4:35




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Improvised Music
Jazz
NY Downtown & Jazz/Improv
Parker, William
Trio Recordings

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"A recording of three musicians with superlative and fascinating careers. The musical lineage of multi-instrumentist and composer Kali. Z. stems from her musician grandparents hosting sessions with the Gershwin brothers and Kali's college and graduate studies of world music and jazz. Her musical trajectory then flows through her marriage and musical partnership with the great multi-instrumentist and composer Don Rafael Garrett (he recorded 4 albums with John Coltrane), and decades of living in 16 countries, leading ensembles of wonderful musicians, recording some 18 albums of her world jazz, and performing on more than a dozen instruments. William Parker's career as first-call avant-garde contrabassist has expanded in recent years to include conducting, leading and composing for both small and large ensembles, writing poetry and prose, and augmenting his instrumental arsenal. Cindy Blackman's multi-genre drumming displays both her dynamism and precision, qualities that have earned her high praise with the many notable musicians she has worked with, including Pharoah Sanders, Joe Henderson, Angela Bofill, Lenny Kravitz, and her husband Carlos Santana. Her own ensembles are sterling examples of the jazzfusion momentum pioneered by Tony Williams.

On this recording, these extraordinary artists deliver their unique powers to the collective sound, combining their creativity in fiery sessions recorded in the first days of 1992. An Alternate Universe, finds these musicians roaring along the high energy road. William's thudding and singing bass and Cindy's concentrated passion and keen attention are great company on Kali's cellistic flights, deep saxophonics, and resonant warmth on the keyboard. Kali. Z. and William's cello and contrabass duets are truly astounding, both the fast-paced opener entitled Vitesse, and the profound and intricate 25-minute long "Ardor". The piece "If You Knew" charges from the starting gate with Cindy's full-tilt drumming and highlights the trio's rapidly evolving interaction. Kali. Z. plays soprano sax on three dramatic raga-inspired pieces: Fervor, Ideation, plus the swinging 9/8 rhythm of Bonobos that cameos Cindy's bounce and finesse. The two mesmerizing electric piano pieces, the luscious duet with William entitled Found, and the trio comprovisation Liquid Geometry illuminate amazing landscapes sculpted by the mellow bass register of Kali's keyboard work."-Flying Note Records


Artist Biographies:

"William Parker is a bassist, improviser, composer, writer, and educator from New York City, heralded by The Village Voice as, "the most consistently brilliant free jazz bassist of all time."

In addition to recording over 150 albums, he has published six books and taught and mentored hundreds of young musicians and artists.

Parker's current bands include the Little Huey Creative Music Orchestra, In Order to Survive, Raining on the Moon, Stan's Hat Flapping in the Wind, and the Cosmic Mountain Quartet with Hamid Drake, Kidd Jordan, and Cooper-Moore. Throughout his career he has performed with Cecil Taylor, Don Cherry, Milford Graves, and David S. Ware, among others."

-William Parker Website (http://www.williamparker.net/)
4/19/2017

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