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Parker, William & The Little Huey Creative Music Orchestra
For Percy Heath

Parker, William & The Little Huey Creative Music Orchestra: For Percy Heath (Victo)
Label: Victo    
Released in: Canada    

"The first time I met Percy Heath was 1983 in San Francisco. I was playing a concert with the pianist Cecil Taylor and when the concert ended, I went off stage and there standing in the wings was Percy Heath. He greeted me with a hug and called me "Iron fingers". I thanked him for his wonderful bass playing. Then we spoke about the importance of space, timing and playing the right thing at the right time in a musical situation. I saw Percy one other time at the North Sea Festival in Holland. He was in his seventies and I asked him if I could get anything for him. He replied "No, just keep playing your music". In May 2005 The Little Huey Creative Music Orchestra premiered the piece For Percy Heath."-William Parker, October 2006

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Product Information:

Label: Victo
Catalog ID: Victo cd 102
Squidco Product Code: 7232

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2006
Country: Canada
Packaging: Jewel Tray
Recorded live at the 22 Festival International de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville on May 22, 2005.


William Parker & The Little Huey Creative Music Orchestra: Sabir Mateen-saxophone ténor, clarinette alto

Darryl Foster-saxophones ténor and soprano

Rob Brown-saxophone alto

Charles Waters-saxophone alto, clarinette

Dave Sewelson-saxophone baryton

Roy Campbell-trompette

Matt Lavelle-trompette

Lewis Barnes-trompette

Steve Swell-trombone

Alex Lodico-trombone

Masahiko Kono-trombone

Dave Hofstra-tuba

Andrew Barker-batterie

William Parker-contrebasse, composition, direction

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Track Listing:

1. Part One 10:34

2. Part Two 9:49

3. Part Three 10:15

4. Part Four 17:40

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