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Phantom Orchard, the duo of Zeena Parkins and Ikue Mori, is expanded with 5 performers representing some of the most exciting women in modern creative experimental music, releasing a surprising, riveting, and amazing album.

Phantom Orchard Orchestra
Trouble In Paradise

Phantom Orchard Orchestra: Trouble In Paradise (Tzadik)
Label: Tzadik    
Released in: USA    

"Members of bands as diverse as DNA, Skeleton Crew, Electric Masada, Hemophiliac and Björk, Zeena and Ikue have been leading figures of the downtown scene since the early 1980s. Their fabulous duo project Phantom Orchard is expanded here with five of the most exciting and creative women working in experimental music today. Created in 2008 for a project organized by the SWR radio in Baden Baden, the music has plenty of mystery, an exotic beauty and an orchestral sweep. This is experimental music at its very best."-Tzadik

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Product Information:

UPC: 702397772828

Label: Tzadik
Catalog ID: TZA-CD-7728
Squidco Product Code: 17147

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2012
Country: USA
Packaging: Jewel Tray
Recorded live by Wolfgang Bachner/New Jazz Meeting 2008 at Tollhaus, Karlsruhe on November 28th (Tracks 2 and 3); Track 6 was recorded in Gare Du Nord, Basel on November 29th; Tracks 1, 4, 5, 7, and 8 were recorded in Frankfurter Hof, Mainz on November 30th.


Zeena Parkins-electric harp, acoustic harp

Ikue Mori-electronics

Maja Solveig Kjelstrup Ratkje-voice, electronics

Hild Sofie Tafjord-french horn, electronics

Sara Parkins-violin

Maggie Parkins-cello

Shayna Dunkelman-percussion

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Track Listing:

1. Over The Gap 9:28

2. Red Blue And Green 10:22

3. Sun Metal 6:43

4. Face 11:19

5. Inner Reflection 4:14

6. House For 7 4:05

7. Laughter In The Dark 6:42

8. Trap 5:49