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Watts, Trevor Celebration Band: Live In Macedonia, 2004 (FMR)

2004 recordings of saxophonist Trevor Watts' Celebration Band live in Skopje Macedonia: 4 saxophones, drums, percussion and bass, with musicians from the Macedonia community joining in.
 

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UPC: 0616932200441

Label: FMR
Catalog ID: FMR 351
Squidco Product Code: 18012

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2013
Country: Great Britain
Packaging: Digipack
Recorded live in Macedonia, Skopje in 2004.


Personnel:

Trevor Watts-composer, lead, arranger, percussion, alto saxophone, soprano saxophone

Amy Leake-tenor saxophone

Rob Leake-tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone

Marcus Cummins-alto saxophone, soprano saxophone

Geoff Sapsford-guitar

Roger Carey-bass guitar

Giampaolo Scattoza-drums

Jamie Harris-percussion

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track listing:


1. The Idea 8:24

2. Summer Suns 10:20

3. The Friendship Ship 7:37

4. The High Life 9:05

5. Spring Sunrise 8:22

6. Life and Music 8:17
Related Categories of Interest:


Improvised Music
Jazz
London & UK Free Improvisation Scene
Octet Recordings
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Trevor Watts Celebration band live in Skopje Macedonia 2004, with Amy Leake, Rob Leake, Marcus Cummins, Geof Sapsford, Roger Carey, GIampaolo Scalto, and Jamie harris percussion!!! 4 saxophones, drums, percussion and bass. The friendship Ship' was a vehicle used as a workshop ,. So we invited our Macedonian friends to come on stage and take part. On this occasion musicians from all the communities took part, Roma, Macedonian and Albania to play alongside their UK and Italian colleagues

Artist Biographies:

"Trevor Charles Watts (born 26 February 1939 in York) is an English jazz and free-improvising alto and soprano saxophonist. He is largely self-taught, having taken up the cornet at age 12 then switched to saxophone at 18. While stationed in Germany with the RAF (1958-63), he encountered the drummer John Stevens and trombonist Paul Rutherford. After being demobbed he returned to London. In 1965 he and Stevens formed the Spontaneous Music Ensemble, which became one of the crucibles of British free improvisation. Watts left the band to form his own group Amalgam in 1967, then returned to SME for another stretch that lasted until the mid-1970s. Another key association was with the bassist Barry Guy and his London Jazz Composers' Orchestra, an association that lasted from the band's inception in the 1970s up to its (permanent?) disbandment in the mid-1990s.

Though he was initially strongly identified with the avant-garde, Watts is a versatile musician who has worked in everything from straight jazz contexts to rock and blues. His own projects have come increasingly to focus on blending jazz and African music, notably the Moiré Music ensemble which he has led since 1982 in configurations ranging from large ensembles featuring multiple drummers to more intimate trios. He has only occasionally recorded in freer modes in recent years, notably the CD 6 Dialogues, a duet album with Veryan Weston (the pianist in earlier editions of Moiré Music). A solo album, World Sonic, appeared on Hi4Head Records in 2005.

Watts has toured the world over numerous times, run workshops, received grants and commissions, and he has collaborated with some of the great jazz musicians including Archie Shepp, Steve Lacy, Don Cherry and Jayne Cortez. As of 2011, he continues to travel and toured North American with Veryan Weston."

-Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trevor_Watts)
4/25/2017

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Spontaneous Music Orchestra
Search & Reflect (1973-81) [2 CDs]
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Spontaneous Music Ensemble
Withdrawal (1966/7)[REISSUE]
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Watts, Trevor / Stephen Grew
Con Fluent
(FMR)
Miller, Harry
Different Times, Different Places Volume Two
(Ogun)
Weston, Veryan / Trevor Watts
Dialogues with Ornette!
(FMR)
Spontaneous Music Ensemble
Oliv & Familie (1968-9)
(Emanem)
Bailey, Derek / Trevor Watts / John Stevens
Dynamics of the Impromptu
(FMR)
Spontaneous Music Orchestra
For You To Share
(Emanem)
Spontaneous Music Ensemble
Face to Face
(Emanem)
Various Artists
Freedom of the City 2002 - small groups [2 CDs]
(Emanem)
Watts, Trevor Moire Music Drum Orchestra
Live in Latin America vol. 1
(FMR)
Spontaneous Music Ensemble
Challenge (1966-7)
(Emanem)
Watts, Trevor & Veryan Weston
5 More Dialogues
(Emanem)
Otherways & Free Space
Life Amid the Artefacts
(Emanem)
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Prayer For Peace [VINYL]
(NoBusiness)
Watts, Trevor Drum Orchestra
Burundi Monday
(FMR)
Bradford, Bobby
Love's Dream
(EMANEM)
Spontaneous Music Ensemble & Orchestra
Trio & Triangle
(Emanem)
Spontaneous Music Ensemble
Bare Essentials 1972-3
(Emanem)
Spontaneous Music Ensemble
Frameworks (1968-73)
(Emanem)
Watts, Trevor / Stephen Grew
Con Fluent
(FMR)
Weston, Veryan / Trevor Watts
Dialogues with Ornette!
(FMR)
Watts, Trevor Moire Music Drum Orchestra
Live in Latin America vol. 1
(FMR)
Spontaneous Music Ensemble
Challenge (1966-7)
(Emanem)
Pavlidis, Jiannis / Adam Nussbaum / George Kontrafouris
Migration
(FMR)
Watts, Trevor & Veryan Weston
5 More Dialogues
(Emanem)
Otherways & Free Space
Life Amid the Artefacts
(Emanem)
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Prayer For Peace [VINYL]
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(Emanem)
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Different Times, Different Places Volume Two
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Watts, Trevor Moire Music Drum Orchestra
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Challenge (1966-7)
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5 More Dialogues
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Otherways & Free Space
Life Amid the Artefacts
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Amalgam (Watts / Clyne / Stevens / Guy)
Prayer For Peace [VINYL]
(NoBusiness)
Watts, Trevor Drum Orchestra
Burundi Monday
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Bradford, Bobby
Love's Dream
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Spontaneous Music Ensemble & Orchestra
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