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A live recording at Levontin 7 in Tel Aviv between drummer/percussionist Gerry Hemingway and Israeli free jazz luminary Albert Beger on alto & soprano saxophones, a playful and interactive session.

Beger, Albert & Gerry Hemingway
There's Nothing Better To Do

Beger, Albert & Gerry Hemingway: There's Nothing Better To Do (OutNow Recordings)
Label: OutNow Recordings    
Released in: Israel    

"One night that captured two musicians, playing together live for the first time ever, exploring each other's playground. Teasing. Interplaying. Pushing and pulling.'Albert Beger (Saxophone) and Gerry Hemingway (Drums and percussion), walked the shared path together, carefully stepping on stones with bare feet, absorbing the heat of the sand and the freezing water.

There were no notes written prior to this encounter, nor a conversation between the two, but the two didn't need any of them. When the firing gun was shot, they embarked their unique special road.

Hemingway is well experienced in working in duos. He's been playing with legendary pianist Marlyn Crispell for many years, with Ellery Eskelin, Terrence McManus, Jin Hi Kim and others.

Beger, probably the most influential figure in the Israeli free jazz scene, played couple of months prior to this recording with Hamid Drake in Tel Aviv, and he often plays in changing ensembles."-OutNow Recordings

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Product Information:

UPC: 7290011216931

Label: OutNow Recordings
Catalog ID: ONR007
Squidco Product Code: 16009

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2012
Country: Israel
Packaging: Cardstock gatefold foldover
Recorded live at Levontin 7, Tel Aviv, on November 28th, 2011 by Nitzan Levi.


Albert Beger-tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone

Gerry Hemingway-drums, percussion

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Track Listing:

1. Staying Alert 6:58

2. Let Go Of Your Mind 11:26

3. Butterflies 6:36

4. Limited Edition 1:16

5. Missing You 10:00

6. There's Nothing Better To Do 10:47

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