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Minton Quartet, Phil

Minton Quartet, Phil: Slur (Emanem)
Label: Emanem    
Released in: Great Britain    

This great set of improvisers have been working with each other for decades in various duo and group settings. This particular quartet was formed to perform Mouthfull Of Ecstasy on Victo, which presented instrumental and vocal impressions of James Joyce's 'Finnegans Wake'. According to Minton, he originally thought about singing the words, but then decided, 'what's the point?'...

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Product Information:

UPC: 5030243414024

Label: Emanem
Catalog ID: 4140
Squidco Product Code: 8015

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2007
Country: Great Britain
Packaging: Jewel Tray
Digital studio recording by Steve Lowe at Phoenix Studio, Pinewood, near London, January 11, 2006.


Phil Minton-voice

John Butcher soprano & tenor saxophones

Veryan Weston-piano

Roger Turner-percussion

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Track Listing:

1. Almost There. 8:03

2. Lower Down. 10:03

3. Higher. 1:54

4. A Bit More. 9:37

5. Far Off. 8:31

6. Closer. 3:58

7. Back. 5:35

8. Length. 2:09