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An octet of Chicago's finest improvisers led by Chicago composer and double bassist Jason Roebke for 11 impressive free jazz compositions performed with Greg Ward, Keefe Jackson, Jason Stein, Josh Berman, Jeb Bishop, Jason Adasiewicz, and Mike Reed.

Roebke, Jason Octet
High - Red - Center

Roebke, Jason Octet: High - Red - Center (Delmark)

Label: Delmark    
Released in: USA    

"Composer and double bassist Jason Roebke is the backbone of many of Chicago's forward-looking jazz groups. Now he brings an octet of Chicago's finest improvisers on the new recording, Highed/Center. The program of eleven new compositions is deeply rooted in rich Ellingtonian harmony while re-imagining the approach with exciting individual interplay between the soloists and ensemble. The gorgeous ballads and fiery free jazz compliment each other and consistently surprise."-Delmark

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Product Information:

UPC: 038153501426

Label: Delmark
Catalog ID: DMK 5014
Squidco Product Code: 18592

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2014
Country: USA
Packaging: Jewel Case
Recorded at Shirk Studios, Chicago on September 28th, 2013, by Anthony Gravino and Jonathan Horwich.


Jason Roebke-bass

Greg Ward-alto saxophone

Keefe Jackson-tenor saxophone

Jason Stein-bass clarinet

Josh Berman-cornet

Jeb Bishop-trombone

Jason Adasiewicz-vibraphone

Mike Reed-drums

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Track Listing:

1. High/Red/Center 9:53

2. Slow 4:26

3. Blues 7:48

4. Candy Time 4:38

5. Dirt Cheap 5:08

6. No Passengers 5:24

7. Double Check 4:20

8. Ten Nights 5:46

9. Ballin' 6:05

10. Shadow 3:51

11. Birthday 3:31