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The debut of Tippett's new Octet, which features old & new collaborators including Mujician's Paul Dunmall, and former Tommy Chase Band saxophonist Ben Waghorn, performing a large continuous jazz suite.

Tippett, Keith Octet
From Granite To Wind

Tippett, Keith Octet: From Granite To Wind (Ogun)
Label: Ogun    
Released in: Great Britain    

"Ogun is extremely proud to present a new jazz suite by the internationally acclaimed composer, arranger, improviser and pianist Keith Tippett. From Granite To Wind marks the debut of Tippett's new Octet, which features both old and new collaborators including Mujician's Paul Dunmall, and former Tommy Chase Band saxophonist Ben Waghorn.

A continuous performance, "From Granite To Wind" is an evolving flux of different forms and colours, reinterpreting elements of the great jazz tradition through Tippett's idiosyncratic musical language."-Ogun

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Product Information:

UPC: 5020675572331

Label: Ogun
Catalog ID: OGCD 036
Squidco Product Code: 14798

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2011
Country: Great Britain
Packaging: Cardstock foldover
Recorded by Mat Arnold at Real World Studios on January 30th and 31st, 2011.


Keith Tippett-piano keyboard, pebbles, maraca, woodblocks, music box

Paul Dunmall-tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone

James Gardiner-Bateman-altosaxophone

Peter Fairclough-drums

Kevin Figes-alto saxophone, baritone saxophone

Thad Kelly-double bass

Ben Waghorn-tenor saxophone (System 54), bass clarinet

Julie Tippetts-voice, seed pods, Balinese xylophone, toy xylophone, struck thumb piano

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Track Listing:

1. From Granite to Wind 47:00