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
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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Catalog ID: OGCD 036
Squidco Product Code: 14798
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
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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