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Six "Rex", 2 "Wrecks" and 1 "XXX" from the duo of British reedist Evan Parker and NY pianist Matthew Shipp in a double CD release, one in the studio and one live at Vortex in London, exceptional interplay from two masters.

Parker, Evan / Matthew Shipp
Rex, Wrecks & XXX [2 CDs]

Parker, Evan / Matthew Shipp: Rex, Wrecks & XXX [2 CDs] (RogueArt)
Label: RogueArt    
Released in: France    

"Two (exceptional) musicians, two backgrounds, two approaches to music, two generations, an ocean between them: at the end, only one music, unique, outstanding, made of listening and respect of each other. The purpose is not to limit themselves to what they might have in common, but to expand the realm of possibility by assimilating in the moment what the other can bring. Although both are improvised, studio work of the first CD, leaving more time for reflection, is the perfect complement to the second CD, live, giving free rein to spontaneity."-RogueArt

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Product Information:

UPC: 3760131270501

Label: RogueArt
Catalog ID: R0G-050
Squidco Product Code: 17808

Format: 2 CDs
Condition: New
Released: 2013
Country: France
Packaging: 2 CDs in a digipak
Recorded on September 6th, 2011 in studio and on September 7th, 2011 live by Giovanni La Rovere at Vortex, London, UK.


Evan Parker-tenor saxophone

Matthew Shipp-piano

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Track Listing:

CD 1

1. Rex 1 9:55

2. Rex 2 6:24

3. Wrecks 1 5:26

4. Rex 3 1:34

5. Wrecks 2 2:46

6. Rex 4 6:11

7. Rex 5 11:00

8. Rex 6 4:33

CD 2

XXX 41:48

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