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Bisio, Michael (w/Kirk Knuffke, Art Bailey & Michael Wimberly): Accortet (Relative Pitch)

Chronicling 30+ years of New York bassist Michael Bisio's life as a composer in song form and otherwise, in a quartet with Art Bailey on accordion, Kirk Knuffke on cornet, and Michael Wimberly on drums, balancing freedom and swing in a euphorically compelling album.
 

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UPC: 616892304944

Label: Relative Pitch
Catalog ID: RPR 1038
Squidco Product Code: 20387

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2015
Country: USA
Packaging: Digipack
Recorded at Park West Studio, in Brooklyn, New York on February 16th, 2014, by Jim Clouse.


Personnel:

Michael Bisio-bass

Art Bailey-accordian

Kirk Knuffke-cornet

Michael Wimberly-drums

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track listing:


1. AM 6:58

2. Henry's Theme 7:22

3. Giant Chase 6:39

4. Times That Bond 5:49

5. I Want To Do To You What Spring Does To Cherry Trees 6:31

6. Livin' Large (A and D) 4:51

7. Charles Too! 6:51

8. Sun Mystery Ra History 4:38

9. Livin' Large (C and B) 5:18




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"This recording chronicles thirty plus years of my life as a composer in song form and otherwise."-Michael Bisio

Michael Bisio, bassist/composer, has eighty-five recordings in his discography, twenty -four of these are split evenly between leader/co-leader, and ten of them document his extraordinary association with modern piano icon Matthew Shipp. Michael has been called a poet, a wonder and one of the most virtuosic and imaginative performers on the double bass. Nate Chinen in the New York Times writes: "The physicality of Mr. Bisio's bass playing puts him in touch with numerous predecessors in the avant-garde, but his expressive touch is distinctive;..."

As a composer Michael has been awarded nine grants and an Artist Trust FellowshipCollaborators include Matthew Shipp, Joe McPhee, Charles Gayle, Connie Crothers, Whit Dickey, Ivo Perelman, Barbara Donald, Newman Taylor Baker, Rob Brown, Sonny Simmons and Sabir Mateen.

"Listen to how contrabassist Michael Bisio interacts with it all. He adds so much in a monsterously good way. The deeply flushed tone, the unexpected or reconfirming note choices, the way he can walk or be that "second horn", the impeccable touch and in-the-moment thrust, all that is here in a fantastic way."gapplegatemusicreview.blogspot.com

Kirk Knuffke

Cornetist and Composer Kirk Knuffke is the winner of Downbeat Magazine's "Rising Star" critics poll for 2015. A recipient of the Jerome Foundation composers grant, Kirk has released 15 recordings as a leader or co-leader. One of modern jazz's most skilled navigators of the divide between inside and outside, freedom and swing, he has "full command of his most demanding instrument" - All About Jazz. Matt Wilson, Allison Miller, Butch Morris, Uri Caine, Michael Bisio, Michael Formanek and many more have hired him as a sideman for over 60 recordings, he has been called "One of New York City's busiest musicians" - New York Times.

Art Bailey

For over a decade, pianist, accordionist, composer and arranger Art Bailey has been an active participant in the NYC music scene. His current projects include his piano trio with bassist Michael Bates and drummer Owen Howard and their recently released debut album "Quiet as a Bone" on HRL Records, the Art Bailey Quartet, with cornetist Kirk Knuffke, and Materia Obscura, a quartet featuring clarinetist Guillermo Gregorio, with bassist Nicolas Letman-Burtinovic and clarinetist Miguel Malla.

Michael Wimberly, percussionist/composer/arranger/producer from Cleveland is based in Harlem, NYC. Wimberly has recorded and toured internationally with Charles Gayle, William Parker, Sabir Mateen, Cooper-Moore, Borah Bergman, Steve Coleman, Roy Campbell, David Murray, Sirone, Vernon Reid, Kidd Jordan, Cooper-Moore, Henry Rollins, Blondie, Mickey Hart, and many others.

As a percussion soloist, Wimberly has been featured with Europe's Rundfunk and Tonkuntsler Symphony Orchestras, International Regions Symphony of Europe, Yakima Chamber Orchestra (Yakima,Wa.), Sage City Symphony, (Bennington, Vt).

As a composer, Wimberly's compositions appear in dance companies Urban Bush Women, Joffrey Ballet, Alvin Ailey, Philadanco, and The National Song and Dance Company of Mozambique. Wimberly is the president of Together with Music, a non-profit collective on the island of São Miguel, Azores, PT. Since 2012, Wimberly has been a professor of music at Bennington College in Vermont."-Relative Pitch


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(Clean Feed)
Bisio, Michael / Kirk Knuffke Duo
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