The third book in New York improvising bassist William Parker's interview with other improvisers, here with 33 interviews, 29 works of art by Jeff Schlangler and 13 photographs by Jacques Bisceglia; interviews include Steve Dalachinsky, Pheeroan Aklaff, Hamiet Bluiett, Craig Harris, Gerry Hemingway, Jason Kao Hwang, Ingrid Laubrock, Joe McPhee, &c.
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"William Parker is a bassist, improviser, composer, writer, and educator from New York City, heralded by The Village Voice as, "the most consistently brilliant free jazz bassist of all time."
In addition to recording over 150 albums, he has published six books and taught and mentored hundreds of young musicians and artists.
Parker's current bands include the Little Huey Creative Music Orchestra, In Order to Survive, Raining on the Moon, Stan's Hat Flapping in the Wind, and the Cosmic Mountain Quartet with Hamid Drake, Kidd Jordan, and Cooper-Moore. Throughout his career he has performed with Cecil Taylor, Don Cherry, Milford Graves, and David S. Ware, among others."-William Parker Website (http://www.williamparker.net/)
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"33 interviews by William Parker on philosophy, history, life, love, inspirations, story-tellin' from some of the most creative minds, incl. Joshua Abrams, Pheeroan Aklaff, Hamiet Bluiett, Karen Borca, Connie Crothers, Steve Dalachinsky, Marty Ehrlich, Ken Filiano, Dick Griffin, Craig Harris, Klaas Hekmann, Gerry Hemingway, Jason Kao Hwang, Oliver Lake, Ingrid Laubrock, Bill Lowe, Tony Malaby, Joe Mcphee, David Mott, Bern Nix, Mike Reed, Tomeka Reid, Michele Rosewoman, Lee Mixashawn, Rozie, Dave Sewelson, Matthew Shipp, Jim Staley, Jen Shyu, Craig Taborn, Toshi Tsuchitori, Fay Victor, Greg Ward, Andrea Wolper"-Rogueart
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