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NY saxophonist Tony Malaby's latest album was recorded with his most consistent collaborators--tubist Dan Peck, cellist Christopher Hoffman, and drummer/percussionist John Hollenbeck--in an album of energetic improv with a unique timbral configuration.
 

Malaby's, Tony TubaCello
Scorpion Eater

Malaby's, Tony TubaCello: Scorpion Eater (Clean Feed)

Label: Clean Feed    
Released in: Portugal    


"Throughout his time as an improvising bandleader in New York City, saxophonist Tony Malaby has led a host of groups, amongst them a trio with tuba and drums and another with cello and drums (documented on 2008's Warblepeck). The timbral and textural possibilities of those trios were unmatched and provided ample creative fodder for Malaby's idiosyncratic concept to come forth.

In recent years, Malaby decided to fold both instruments into a quartet and to enlist some of his most consistent collaborators for the project: tubist Dan Peck, cellist Christopher Hoffman, and drummer/percussionist John Hollenbeck. The result is Scorpion Eater, the latest record in Malaby's string of inventive releases on Clean Feed Records.

"This band has a different type of gravity that playing with a bassist simply doesn't have. I just want to be embedded in that and just be in the middle", says the New York based saxophonist, one of the most compelling in creative jazz today. The phrasing and texture on Scorpion Eater are remarkable both because of its flexibility and also on account of its rhythmic looseness, with Malaby's supple saxophone stylings dwelling atop of the energy of his bandmates.

This is music that is enrapturing, compelling, and ultimately pleasureful and rewarding. It has an intoxicating energy that Malaby's presence on the saxophone immediately demands."-Clean Feed






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Product Information:

UPC: 5609063003185

Label: Clean Feed
Catalog ID: CF 318
Squidco Product Code: 19987

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2014
Country: Portugal
Packaging: Cardstock Gatefold Sleeve
Recorded at Systems Two studios, Brooklyn, NY on December 22nd and 23rd, 2013 byJoe Marciano assisted by Max Roth. Mixed by Christopher Hoffman.

Personnel:

Tony Malaby-tenor and soprano saxofones

Christopher Hoffman-cello

Dan Peck-tuba

John Hollenbeck-drums, percussion and prepared piano

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Track Listing:

1. Buried 2:15

2. Trout Shot 8:48

3. Fur 2:05

4. March (For Izumi) 8:33

5. Bearded Braid 15:25

6. Scorpion Eater 1:55