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A series of pieces based on dialogs from the dual reeds of Joe McPhee on tenor sax and Mikolaj Trzaska on bass clarinet & alto sax, with Jay Rosen on drums.

McPhee, Joe / Trzaska, Mikolaj / Rosen, Jay
Intimate Conversations

McPhee, Joe / Trzaska, Mikolaj / Rosen, Jay: Intimate Conversations (Not Two Records)
Label: Not Two Records    
Released in: Poland    

"The title of this recording, Intimate Conversations, refers to the process which helped to generate the music. This is a series of dialogues, intimate in the sense that they involve shared and/or familiar experiences expressed in musical terms. It is a music of the moment; improvisations created in free space, in a first meeting. Like a drawing in ink on rice paper, it is what it is with out pretense, without correction, without apology.

The titles of the pieces are suggestions for further conversations rather than descriptions. The music is a journey of discovery for the musicians and we hope for the listener as well. Labels like "free jazz "and "avant garde" are boxes which limits ones ability to experience discovery on its own terms. "Free jazz" has become and oxymoron and the "avant garde" a throwback style. We hope that the listener will find this simply art in its own time."-Joe McPhee

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Product Information:

UPC: 5907589871906

Label: Not Two Records
Catalog ID: MW 790-2
Squidco Product Code: 10224

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2007
Country: Poland
Packaging: Cardstock Gatefold Sleeve
Recorded at Alchemia, Kraków November 1, 2006 by Michał Rosicki.


Joe McPhee-tenor saxophone

Mikolaj Trzaska-bass clarinet, alto & C-melody saxes

Jay Rosen-drums

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Track Listing:

1. Was It Something I Said? 3:43

2. Maybe Not 4:41

3. I Would If I Could 3:53

4. Did God Forget Darfur/What God? 8:43

5. An Intimate Converasation #1 5:45

6. An Intimate Converasation #2 4:49

7. North Star (For Max Roach) 3:14

8. An Intimate Converasation #2 11:02

9. Dom's Matrix 5:10

10. Snowflakes On Flowers 11:00

11. And Then 5:01

12. King To King's Bishop 5:09

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