The Squid's Ear Magazine

  Rapid SSL

  PayPal

  Mastercard

  Visa

  Discover

  American Express



© 2002-2018, Squidco LLC


Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp / Nate Wooley: Philosopher's Stone (Leo Records)

An inevitable meeting of New York luminaries, trumpeter Nate Wooley joins saxophonist Ivo Perelman with frequent sideman Matthew Shipp for an album of complex and sophisticated collective free improvisation, spectacular playing and like-minded conversation of incredible technique and lyrical innuendo; released with the quartet album "Octagon".
 

Price: $15.95


Quantity:

In Stock


Shipping Weight: 4.00 units

Quantity in Basket: None

Log In to use our Wish List
product information:


UPC: 5024792080922

Label: Leo Records
Catalog ID: LEO 809
Squidco Product Code: 25263

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2017
Country: UK
Packaging: Jewel Case
Recorded at Parkwest, in Brooklyn New York, in June, 2017, by Jim Clouse.


Personnel:

Ivo Perelman-tenor saxophone

Matthew Shipp-piano

Nate Wooley-trumpet

Click an artist name above to see in-stock items for that artist.

Highlight an instrument above
and click here to Search for albums with that instrument.

Artist Biographies:

"Born in 1961 in São Paulo, Brazil, Perelman was a classical guitar prodigy who tried his hand at many other instruments - including cello, clarinet, and trombone - before gravitating to the tenor saxophone. His initial heroes were the cool jazz saxophonists Stan Getz and Paul Desmond. But although these artists' romantic bent still shapes Perelman's voluptuous improvisations, it would be hard to find their direct influence in the fiery, galvanic, iconoclastic solos that have become his trademark.

Moving to Boston in 1981, to attend Berklee College of Music, Perelman continued to focus on mainstream masters of the tenor sax, to the exclusion of such pioneering avant-gardists as Albert Ayler, Peter Brötzmann, and John Coltrane (all of whom would later be cited as precedents for Perelman's own work). He left Berklee after a year or so and moved to Los Angeles, where he studied with vibraphonist Charlie Shoemake, at whose monthly jam sessions Perelman discovered his penchant for post-structure improvisation: "I would go berserk, just playing my own thing," he has stated.

Emboldened by this approach, Perelman began to research the free-jazz saxists who had come before him. In the early 90s he moved to New York, a far more inviting environment for free-jazz experimentation, where he lives to this day. His discography comprises more than 50 recordings, with a dozen of them appearing since 2010, when he entered a remarkable period of artistic growth - and "intense creative frenzy," in his words. Many of these trace his rewarding long-term relationships with such other new-jazz visionaries as pianist Matthew Shipp, bassists William Parker, guitarist Joe Morris, and drummer Gerald Cleaver.

Critics have lauded Perelman's no-holds-barred saxophone style, calling him "one of the great colorists of the tenor sax" (Ed Hazell in the Boston Globe); "tremendously lyrical" (Gary Giddins); and "a leather-lunged monster with an expressive rasp, who can rage and spit in violence, yet still leave you feeling heartbroken" (The Wire). Since 2011, he has undertaken an immersive study in the natural trumpet, an instrument popular in the 17th century, before the invention of the valve system used in modern brass instruments; his goal is to achieve even greater control of the tenor saxophone's altissimo range (of which he is already the world's most accomplished practitioner).

Perelman is also a prolific and noted visual artist, whose paintings and sketches have been displayed in numerous exhibitions while earning a place in collections around the world."

-Ivo Perelman Website (http://www.ivoperelman.com/bio/)
7/17/2019

Have a better biography or biography source? Please Contact Us so that we can update this biography.

"Matthew Shipp was born December 7, 1960 in Wilmington, Delaware. He started piano at 5 years old with the regular piano lessons most kids have experienced. He fell in love with jazz at 12 years old. After moving to New York in 1984 he quickly became one of the leading lights in the New York jazz scene. He was a sideman in the David S. Ware quartet and also for Roscoe Mitchell's Note Factory before making the decision to concentrate on his own music.

Mr Shipp has reached the holy grail of jazz in that he possesses a unique style on his instrument that is all of his own- and he's one of the few in jazz that can say so. Mr. Shipp has recorded a lot of albums with many labels but his 2 most enduring relationships have been with two labels. In the 1990s he recorded a number of chamber jazz cds with Hatology, a group of cds that charted a new course for jazz that, to this day, the jazz world has not realized. In the 2000s Mr Shipp has been curator and director of the label Thirsty Ear's "Blue Series" and has also recorded for them. In this collection of recordings he has generated a whole body of work that is visionary, far reaching and many faceted."

-Matthew Shipp Website (http://www.matthewshipp.com/bio.html)
7/17/2019

Have a better biography or biography source? Please Contact Us so that we can update this biography.

"Nate Wooley was born in 1974 in Clatskanie, Oregon, a town of 2,000 people in the timber country of the Pacific Northwestern corner of the U.S. He began playing trumpet professionally with his father, a big band saxophonist, at the age of 13. His time in Oregon, a place of relative quiet and slow time reference, instilled in Nate a musical aesthetic that has informed all of his music making for the past 20 years, but in no situation more than his solo trumpet performances.

Nate moved to New York in 2001, and has since become one of the most in-demand trumpet players in the burgeoning Brooklyn jazz, improv, noise, and new music scenes. He has performed regularly with such icons as John Zorn, Anthony Braxton, Eliane Radigue, Ken Vandermark, Fred Frith, Evan Parker, and Yoshi Wada, as well as being a collaborator with some of the brightest lights of his generation like Chris Corsano, C. Spencer Yeh, Peter Evans, and Mary Halvorson.

Wooley's solo playing has often been cited as being a part of an international revolution in improvised trumpet. Along with Peter Evans and Greg Kelley, Wooley is considered one of the leading lights of the American movement to redefine the physical boundaries of the horn, as well as demolishing the way trumpet is perceived in a historical context still overshadowed by Louis Armstrong. A combination of vocalization, extreme extended technique, noise and drone aesthetics, amplification and feedback, and compositional rigor has led one reviewer to call his solo recordings "exquisitely hostile".

In the past three years, Wooley has been gathering international acclaim for his idiosyncratic trumpet language. Time Out New York has called him "an iconoclastic trumpeter", and Downbeat's Jazz Musician of the Year, Dave Douglas has said, "Nate Wooley is one of the most interesting and unusual trumpet players living today, and that is without hyperbole". His work has been featured at the SWR JazzNow stage at Donaueschingen, the WRO Media Arts Biennial in Poland, Kongsberg, North Sea, Music Unlimited, and Copenhagen Jazz Festivals, and the New York New Darmstadt Festivals. In 2011 he was an artist in residence at Issue Project Room in Brooklyn, NY and Cafe Oto in London, England. In 2013 he performed at the Walker Art Center as a featured solo artist.

Nate is the curator of the Database of Recorded American Music (www.dramonline.org) and the editor-in-chief of their online quarterly journal Sound American (www.soundamerican.org) both of which are dedicated to broadening the definition of American music through their online presence and the physical distribution of music through Sound American Records. He also runs Pleasure of the Text which releases music by composers of experimental music at the beginnings of their careers in rough and ready mediums."

-Nate Wooley Website (http://natewooley.com/about)
7/17/2019

Have a better biography or biography source? Please Contact Us so that we can update this biography.
track listing:


1. Part 1 2:31

2. Part 2 3:51

3. Part 3 3:04

4. Part 4 3:26

5. Part 5 5:54

6. Part 6 5:24

7. Part 7 6:00

8. Part 8 7:36

9. Part 9 4:17

10. Part 10 7:31

sample the album:








descriptions, reviews, &c.

"With this recording Ivo Perelman introduces a new member into his circle, the great trumpeter Nate Wooley. The original working title of this album was Alchemy. The revised title Philosopher's Stone refers to the mythic material sought by alchemists of the Middle Ages, who fervently believed that it could turn common metals into silver or gold - and, not incidentally, confer immortality. Here, the materials are anything but common. But the music - thanks to the science of recording, and the magic of these empathetic improvisers - will remain long after the moments in which it first took shape."-Neil Tesser

Related Categories of Interest:

Leo Records

Improvised Music
Jazz
Free Improvisation
NY Downtown & Jazz/Improv
Trio Recordings
Nate Wooley
Staff Picks & Recommended Items
New in Improvised Music


Other Releases With These Artists:
Dickey, Whit / The Tao Quartets
Peace Planet & Box of Light [2 CDs]
(Aum Fidelity)
Lowe, Allen
An Avant Garde of Our Own: Disconnected Works 1980-2018 [8 CD BOX SET]
(ESP)
Fictive Five, The (Ochs / Wooley / Filiano / Niggenkemper / Eisenstadt)
Anything Is Possible
(Clean Feed)
Frith, Fred
All Is Always Now (Live at the Stone) [3 CDs]
(Intakt)
Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp
Corpo
(Leo Records)
Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp / Michael Bisio / Whit Dickey
Soul
(Leo Records)
Vandermark, Ken / Nate Wooley
Deeply Discounted II / Sequences Of Snow [LP]
(Audiographic Records)
Shipp, Matthew Trio / Nicole Mitchell
All Things Are
(RogueArt)
Davis / Mitchell / Ortiz / Shipp
New American Songbooks, Volume 2 [VINYL]
(Sound American/Pleasure of the Text Records)
Laubrock, Ingrid (w/ Halvorson / Davis / Wooley)
Contemporary Chaos Practices - Two Works For Orchestra With Soloists
(Intakt)
Shipp, Matthew / Mat Maneri
Conference Of The Mat/ts
(RogueArt)
Perelman, Ivo / Rudi Mahall
Kindred Spirits [2 CDs]
(Leo Records)
Perelman, Ivo / Jason Stein
Spiritual Prayers
(Leo Records)
Vandermark, Ken (w/ Daisy / Kurzmann / Stadhouders / / Wooley / Yeh)
Momentum 2 & 3 [2 CDs]
(Audiographic Records)
Coleman, Ornette
Looking For Ornette [DVD]
(La Huite)
Perelman, Ivo & Matthew Shipp (w/ Andrew Cyrille)
The Art Of Perelman-Shipp Volume 7 Dione
(Leo Records)
Moondoc, Jemeel Quartet
The Astral Revelations
(RogueArt)
Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp
Oneness [3 CDs]
(Leo Records)
Carter, Daniel / William Parker / Matthew Shipp
Seraphic Light (Live At Tufts University)
(Aum Fidelity)
Verbruggen / Dumoulin / Haker Flaten / Wooley
kaPSalon [VINYL + 3 PRINTS]
(Rat Records)
Perelman, Ivo / Nate Wooley / Brandon Lopez / Gerald Cleaver
Octagon
(Leo Records)
Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp / Joe Hertenstein
Scalene
(Leo Records)
Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp / Jeff Cosgrove
Live In Baltimore
(Leo Records)
Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp
Live In Brussels [2 CDs]
(Leo Records)
Bynum, Taylor Ho
Enter the Plustet [CD]
(Firehouse 12 Records)
Bynum, Taylor Ho
Enter the Plustet [VINYL]
(Firehouse 12 Records)
Mitchell, Roscoe / Matthew Shipp
Accelerated Projection
(RogueArt)
Shipp, Matthew
Symbol Systems
(Hatology)
Wooley, Nate
Battle Pieces 2
(Relative Pitch)
Dunmall / Shipp / Edwards / Sanders
Live in London
(FMR)
Perelman, Ivo & Matthew Shipp (w/ Andrew Cyrille)
The Art Of Perelman-Shipp Volume 7 Dione
(Leo Records)
Perelman, Ivo & Matthew Shipp
The Art Of Perelman-Shipp Volume 6 Saturn
(Leo Records)
Perelman, Ivo & Matthew Shipp (w/ William Parker / Whit Dickey)
The Art Of Perelman-Shipp Volume 5 Rhea
(Leo Records)
Perelman, Ivo & Matthew Shipp (w/ Michael Bisio)
The Art Of Perelman-Shipp Volume 4 Hyperion
(Leo Records)
Perelman, Ivo & Matthew Shipp (w/ William Parker / Whit Dickey)
The Art Of Perelman-Shipp Volume 3 Pandora
(Leo Records)
Perelman, Ivo & Matthew Shipp (w/ Bobby Kapp)
The Art Of Perelman-Shipp Volume 2 Tarvos
(Leo Records)
Perelman, Ivo & Matthew Shipp (w/ William Parker)
The Art Of Perelman-Shipp Volume 1 Titan
(Leo Records)
Shipp, Matthew
Magnetism(s) [2 CDs]
(RogueArt)
Wooley, Nate
Knknighgh (Minimal Poetry for Aram Saroyan)
(Clean Feed)
Shipp, Matthew
Invisible Touch At Taktlos Zurich
(Hatology)
Perelman, Ivo / Joe Morris / Gerald Cleaver
The Art Of The Improv Trio Volume 5
(Leo Records)
Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp / Gerald Cleaver
The Art Of The Improv Trio Volume 3
(Leo Records)
Wooley, Nate
The Complete Syllables Music [4 CD Box Set]
(Pleasure of the Text Records)
Sound American: The Cassette Issue tape
Featuring Nate Wooley [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD]
(Astral Spirits)
Eisenstadt, Harris Canada Day (w/ Wooley / Bauder / Niggenkemper)
On Parade in Parede
(Clean Feed)
Dickey, Whit / Mat Maneri / Matthew Shipp
Vessel In Orbit
(Aum Fidelity)
Eisenstadt, Harris
Recent Developments
(Songlines)
Perelman, Ivo / Joe Morris / Gerald Cleaver
The Art Of The Improv Trio Volume 6
(Leo Records)
Perelman, Ivo / William Parker / Gerald Cleaver
The Art Of The Improv Trio Volume 4
(Leo Records)
Perelman, Ivo / Mat Maneri / Whit Dickey
The Art Of The Improv Trio Volume 2
(Leo Records)
Perelman, Ivo / Karl Berger / Gerald Cleaver
The Art Of The Improv Trio Volume 1
(Leo Records)
Corsano / Courviosier / Wooley
Salt Task
(Relative Pitch)
Wooley / Antunes / Queijo / Costa / Corsano
Purple Patio [VINYL]
(NoBusiness)
Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp
Corpo
(Leo Records)
Perelman, Ivo / Karl Berger
The Hitchhiker
(Leo Records)
Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp
Complementary Colors
(Leo Records)
Perelman, Ivo / Mat Maneri / Tanya Kalmanovitch
Villa Lobos Suite
(Leo Records)
Wooley, Nate Quintet (Wooley / Sinton / Moran / Opsvik / Eisenstadt)
(Dance to) The Early Music
(Clean Feed)
Eisenstadt, Harris
September, Canada Day IV
(Songlines)
Shipp, Matthew Quartet Declared Enemy
Our Lady Of The Flowers
(RogueArt)
Levin, Daniel Quartet
Friction
(Clean Feed)
Parker, Evan / Joe Morris / Nate Wooley
Ninth Square
(Clean Feed)
Shipp, Matthew Chamber Ensemble
The Gospel According to Matthew & Michael
(Relative Pitch)
Wooley, Nate (w/ Ingrid Laubrock, Sylvie Courvoisier & Matt Moran)
Battle Pieces
(Relative Pitch)
Shipp, Matthew Trio
To Duke
(RogueArt)
Forsyth, Chris / Nate Wooley
Third [VINYL]
(Rekem Records)
Wooley / Rempis / Niggenkemper / Corsano
From Wolves To Whales
(Aerophonic)
Lane, Adam Full Throttle Orchestra
Live In Ljubljana
(Clean Feed)
Shipp, Matthew Trio
Root Of Things
(Relative Pitch)
MusicWorks
#118 Spring 2014 [MAGAZINE + CD]
(Musicworks)
Davidson, Scott with Shipp / Shorter / Bisio / Dickey
Dreamland
(NO LABEL)
Bauder, Matt and Day in Pictures
Nightshades
(Clean Feed)
Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp / Mat Maneri
A Violent Dose Of Anything
(Leo Records)
Wooley, Nate & Seymour Wright
About Trumpet and Saxophone
(Fataka)
Sharp, Elliott Aggregat
Quintet
(Clean Feed)
Trumpets and Drums (Wooley / Evans / Black / Lytton)
Live in Ljubljana
(Clean Feed)
Wooley, Nate Sextet
(Sit in) The Throne of Friendship
(Clean Feed)
Perelman, Ivo / Matt Shipp / Michael Bisio / Whitt Dickey
The Edge
(Leo Records)
Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp
The Art Of The Duet Volume One
(Leo Records)
Shipp, Matthew
Greatest Hits
(Thirsty Ear)
Perelman, Ivo / Joe Morris / Gerald Cleaver
Living Jelly
(Leo Records)
Haker-Flaten New York Quartet, Ingebrigt (McPhee / Wooley / Morris)
Now Is
(Clean Feed)
Wooley, Nate & MIVOS Quartet
Atemwende
(Ignoring Gravity Music)
Morris / Fernandez / Wooley
From The Discrete To The Particular
(Relative Pitch)
Perelman, Ivo with Sirius Quartet
The Passion According To G.H.
(Leo Records)
Morris, Joe
Perpetual Frontier The Properties of Free Music [BOOK]
(Riti Publishing)
Eisenstadt, Harris
Canada Day III
(Songlines)
RED Trio + Nate Wooley
Stem
(Clean Feed)
Braxton, Anthony
Trillium E
(New Braxton House)
Shipp, Matthew
Duos with Mat Maneri & Joe Morris
(hatOLOGY)
Eisenstadt, Harris
Canada Day II
(Songlines)
Eisenstadt, Harris
Canada Day
(Clean Feed)
Robbins, Pete Unnamed Quartet
Live in Brooklyn
(Not Two Records)
Levin, Daniel Quartet
Organic Modernism
(Clean Feed)
Bauder, Matt
Day in Pictures
(Clean Feed)
Lane, Adam Full Throttle Orchestra
Ashcan Rantings [2 CDs]
(Clean Feed)
Perelman, Ivo & Brian Willson
The Stream Of Life
(Leo Records)
Morris, Joe / Nate Wooley
Tooth and Nail
(Clean Feed)
Levin, Daniel Quartet
Bacalhau
(Clean Feed)
Perelman, Ivo Trio
Mind Games
(Leo Records)
Perelman / Levin / Zetterberg
Soulstorm
(Clean Feed)
Recommended & Related Releases:
Dickey, Whit / The Tao Quartets
Peace Planet & Box of Light [2 CDs]
(Aum Fidelity)
Lowe, Allen
An Avant Garde of Our Own: Disconnected Works 1980-2018 [8 CD BOX SET]
(ESP)
Fictive Five, The (Ochs / Wooley / Filiano / Niggenkemper / Eisenstadt)
Anything Is Possible
(Clean Feed)
Frith, Fred
All Is Always Now (Live at the Stone) [3 CDs]
(Intakt)
Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp
Corpo
(Leo Records)
Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp / Michael Bisio / Whit Dickey
Soul
(Leo Records)
Vandermark, Ken / Nate Wooley
Deeply Discounted II / Sequences Of Snow [LP]
(Audiographic Records)
Shipp, Matthew Trio / Nicole Mitchell
All Things Are
(RogueArt)
Laubrock, Ingrid (w/ Halvorson / Davis / Wooley)
Contemporary Chaos Practices - Two Works For Orchestra With Soloists
(Intakt)
Shipp, Matthew / Mat Maneri
Conference Of The Mat/ts
(RogueArt)
Perelman, Ivo / Rudi Mahall
Kindred Spirits [2 CDs]
(Leo Records)
Perelman, Ivo / Jason Stein
Spiritual Prayers
(Leo Records)
Coleman, Ornette
Looking For Ornette [DVD]
(La Huite)
Perelman, Ivo & Matthew Shipp (w/ Andrew Cyrille)
The Art Of Perelman-Shipp Volume 7 Dione
(Leo Records)
Moondoc, Jemeel Quartet
The Astral Revelations
(RogueArt)
Carter, Daniel / William Parker / Matthew Shipp
Seraphic Light (Live At Tufts University)
(Aum Fidelity)
Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp / Joe Hertenstein
Scalene
(Leo Records)
Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp
Live In Brussels [2 CDs]
(Leo Records)
Bynum, Taylor Ho
Enter the Plustet [CD]
(Firehouse 12 Records)
Shipp, Matthew
Symbol Systems
(Hatology)
Dunmall / Shipp / Edwards / Sanders
Live in London
(FMR)
Perelman, Ivo & Matthew Shipp (w/ William Parker / Whit Dickey)
The Art Of Perelman-Shipp Volume 5 Rhea
(Leo Records)
Shipp, Matthew
Magnetism(s) [2 CDs]
(RogueArt)
Shipp, Matthew
Invisible Touch At Taktlos Zurich
(Hatology)
Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp / Gerald Cleaver
The Art Of The Improv Trio Volume 3
(Leo Records)
Wooley, Nate
The Complete Syllables Music [4 CD Box Set]
(Pleasure of the Text Records)

Search for other titles on the Leo Records label.