Inspired by the collaborations of Gil Evans & Miles Davis, reedist Ken Vandermark arranges 8 of saxophonist Joe McPhee's written works for a group including Jason Adasiewicz, Josh Berman, Jeb Bishop, Tim Daisy, Kent Kessler, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Dave Rempis & Joe McPhee.
Catalog ID: od12095
Squidco Product Code: 17938
Packaging: Cardstock gatefold foldover
Recorded by Bob Weston at Strobe Recording, Chicago, on June 2nd, 2011.
Joe McPhee-tenor saxophone
Fred Lonberg-Holm-cello, electronics
Ken Vandermark-clarinets, tenor saxophone
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1. Impressions Of Astral Spirits/Age 10:59
2. Impressions Of Future Retrospective 10:20
3. Impressions Of Sweet Dragon 7:50
4. Impressions Of Goodbye Tom B. 4:44
5. Impressions Of Eroc Tinu 6:23
6. Impressions Of Pablo/Violets For Pia 10:29
7. Impressions Of Knox 6:17
sample the album:
"Impressions of Po Music is a unique album completely dedicated to exploring the written material of Joe Mcphee. Vandermark has rearranged 8 of McPhee's pieces from the 1970s & 80s for a nonet that includes Jason Adasiewicz, Josh Berman, Jeb Bishop, Tim Daisy, Kent Kessler, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Dave Rempis & of course, Joe McPhee. Vandermark features McPhee's tenor playing throughout in a contemporary set of arrangements inspired by the collaborations of Gil Evans & Miles Davis."-Okka
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