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A series of exceptional compositions by saxophonist Jemeel Moondoc plus one by Alice Coltrane, performed in a variety of group settings, from duos to quintet, with sidemen Matthew Shipp, Roy Campbell, Steve Swell, Hilliard Greene, and Newman Taylor Baker.

Moondoc, Jemeel
The Zoopkeeper's House (Trio/Quartet/Quintet)

Moondoc, Jemeel: The Zoopkeeper's House (Trio/Quartet/Quintet) (Relative Pitch)

Label: Relative Pitch    
Released in: USA    

"The Zoo Keeper's House is be a series of compositions by Jemeel Moondoc and one piece by Alice Coltrane, performed & recorded in a variety of group settings: a duo with bass and alto sax, a trio with bass, drums and alto sax, a quartet with bass, drums, soprano sax and trumpet, a quartet with bass, drums, alto sax and piano, a quintet with bass, drums trombone, trumpet and alto sax and a sextet with the traditional jazz rhythm section with trombone, trumpet and alto sax. The Zoo Keeper's House includes compositions of the blues, ballads and the up-tempo post be-bop avant-garde jazz that Jemeel Moondoc has become known for; Zoo Keeper's House invokes feelings and emotions that one could only imagine feeling, as we walk through the Zoo Keeper's House filled and encrusted with the ageless but modern existence of mankind."-Relative Pitch

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Product Information:

UPC: 616892212041

Label: Relative Pitch
Catalog ID: RPR 1026
Squidco Product Code: 19066

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2014
Country: USA
Packaging: Digipack
Recorded 1at Park West Studios, in Brooklyn, New York, on October 26th, 2013, by Jim Clouse.


Jemeel Moondoc-alto sax

Mathew Shipp-piano

Roy Campbell, Jr.-trumpet

Steve Swell-trombone

Hilliard Greene-bass

Newman Taylor Baker-drums

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Track Listing:

1. The Zookeepers's House 9:11

2. Little Blue Elvira 9:43

3. Ptah, The El Daoud 10:48

4. One For Monk And Trane 12:42

5. For The Love Of Cindy 8:18

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