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FME: Montage (Okka)
Label: Okka    
Released in: USA    

Fourth release from the prolific Chicago reed player Ken Vandermark and his FME trio (Free Music Ensemble). This double disc of live recordings presents several concepts, each dedicated to a film legend (Orson Welles, Stanley Kubrick, Sergio Leone, Buster Keaton, etc). Vandermark is a leading free player, and he doesn't disappoint, with consistently challenging and enthusiastic playing from this incredibly talented set of musicians. Not to be missed!

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Product Information:

Label: Okka
Catalog ID: OKKA 071CD
Squidco Product Code: 6941

Format: 2 CDs
Condition: New
Released: 2006
Country: USA
Packaging: 2 CDs in a single Jewel tray
CD 1 Recorded live at Artists At Large in Hyde Park, Massachusetts, September 22nd, 2005. CD 2 Recorded live at the Suoni Per Il Popolo Festival in Montreal, Quebec, September 23rd, 2005


Ken Vandermark-reeds

Nate McBribe-bass

Paal Nilssen-Love-drums

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Track Listing:

CD 1: Boston

Set One

1) a. On A Wire (for Sergio Leone)

b. Montage (for Sergei Eisenstein)

c. False Rabbit (for Federico Fellini)

Time [19:34]

2) a. But Only Almost (for Takeshi Kitano)

b. Looking At Dutch Stairs (for Buster Keaton)

Time [17:17]

Set Two

3) a. Drift (for John Cassavetes)

b. Decoder (for Stanley Kubrick)

Time [14:56]

4) a. New Reference (for Peter Greenaway)

b. Ottica (for Akira Kurosawa)

c. Exit The Republic (for Orson Welles)

Time [19:01]

CD 2: Montreal

Set One

1) a. Exit The Republic (for Orson Welles)

b. Drift (for John Cassavetes)

c. Ottica (for Akira Kurosawa)

d. New Reference (for Peter Greenaway)

e. Decoder (for Stanley Kubrick).

Time [35:03]

Set Two

2) a. But Only Almost (for Takeshi Kitano)

b. False Rabbit (for Federico Fellini)

c. Montage (for Sergei Eisenstein)

Time [26:05]

3) a. On A Wire (for Sergio Leone)

b. Looking At Dutch Stairs (for Buster Keaton)

Time [16:06]

All compositions by Ken Vandermark (ASCAP)

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