The Squid's Ear Magazine

  Rapid SSL





  American Express

© 2002-2016, Squidco LLC

Tenor saxophonist Fred Anderson in trio with fellow Chicago players Harrison Bankhead and Tim Daisy in a set of both rousing and thoughtful original compositions.

Anderson, Fred
Staying In The Game

Anderson, Fred: Staying In The Game (Engine)
Label: Engine    
Released in: USA    

"Staying in the Game starts off with the 24-minute explosion "Sunday Afternoon" with Fred Anderson weaving in and around the active rhythm section of Harrison Bankhead and Tim Daisy. The energy starts slow and builds to the fire Fred Anderson is know for. To highlight Fred's melodic prowess in different contexts, the second tune "The Elephant and the Bee" duo piece finds Fred playing off the low end thunder and high scratches of Bankhead's bass. "60 Degrees in November" shows the trio at full speed again, followed by a re-working of one of Fred's tunes, "Wandering", done here with a delicate thumb piano intro by Harrison Bankhead who jumps to the cello for the second half of the song. "Springing Winter" is another duo, this time with Tim Daisy's drums bubbling up from beneath Fred's sax. The album closer, "Changes and Bodies and Tones", starts with a Tim Daisy solo, followed by a feverish high string bass idea, upon which Fred drops a majestic and blues melody. And they roll out on that vibe, a hot and thoughtful set recorded two days before Barack Obama's election victory."-Engine Studios

Read more about this item
The Squid
At The Squid's Ear!

Related Categories of Interest:

Improvised Music
Chicago Jazz & Improvisation
Trio Recordings

Search for other titles on the Engine label.

Other Recommended Releases:
Riordan Quartet, Marc
(Club Nerodia)

Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought:
Amon: The Book Of Angels Volume 24
Soft Machine
Switzerland 1974 [CD+DVD]
Ceccaldi / Negro / Ceccaldi / Chennebault
La Scala
Dijkstra, Jorrit
Music for Reeds and Electronics: Oakland
(Driff Records)
Denzler, Bertrand / John Edwards / Eddie Prevost
"All-in-All [en tout en pour tout]" Meetings With Remarkable Saxophonists | Volume 4
Yarde, Jason / Oli Hayhurst / Eddie Prevost
"All Together" - Meetings with Remarkable Saxophonists | Volume 3
Sun Ra Arkestra, The
Live in Nickelsdorf 1984 [3 CDs]
(Trost Records)
Settles, Brian Trio
Bang, Billy
Da Bang!
Altschul, Barry
The 3dom Factor
Grimal, Alexandra
Barno, Niklas / Joel Grip / Didier Lasserre
Can't Stop Snusing
Warner, Henry P. / Earl Freeman / Philip Spigner
Freestyle Band
Lamb, Andrew / Tom Abbs / Michael Wimberly / Guillermo E. Brown
Rhapsody in Black
Sharp Trio, Elliott
(Clean Feed)
RED Trio + Nate Wooley
(Clean Feed)
Toral, Rafael / Davu Seru
Live in Minneapolis
(Clean Feed)
Kullhammar / Zetterberg / Aalberg
Basement Sessions Vol.1
(Clean Feed)
Ballister (Dave Rempis, Fred Lonberg-Holm and Paal Nilssen-Love)
(Clean Feed)
Mcphee, Joe / Ingebrigt Haker Flaten
Brooklyn DNA
(Clean Feed)
Bryan and the Haggards
Still Alive and Kickin' Down the Walls
(Hot Cup Records)
Wild Chamber Trio
10.000 Leaves
(Not Two Records)
Orelli 6, Marco von
Close Ties On Hidden Lanes
Savoldelli, Boris
Stone Quartet (Leandre / Campbell / Crispell / Maneri)
Live at Vision Festival
Price: $12.95
Out of Stock

**Adding this out of stock item to your basket with other in stock items may delay shipping or incur additional shipping charges.


Shipping Weight: 4.00 units

Quantity in Basket: None

Product Information:

UPC: 753182109763

Label: Engine
Catalog ID: e029
Squidco Product Code: 11767

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2009
Country: USA
Packaging: Cardboard Gatefold
Recorded November 2, 2008 at Fullerton Recording in Chicago.


Fred Anderson-tenor sax

Harrison Bankhead-bass

Tim Daisy-drums

Highlight an artist name or instrument above
and click here to Search

Track Listing:

1. Sunday Afternoon 24:38

2. The Elephant And The Bee 8:21

3. 60 Degrees In November 10:50

4. Wandering 6:40

5. Springing Water 6:13

6. Changes And Bodies And Tones 10:22

What are other customers searching for?