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Catalog ID: 512
Squidco Product Code: 5141
Packaging: Cardboard Gatefold 3 Panels
Recorded at Personasound, Framingham, Massachusetts on August 25, 1996, by Mat Maneri.
+ Joe Maneri-alto sax on track 6
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"Mat Maneri was born in 1969, and started studying violin at age five. He studied privately with Julliard String Quartet founder Robert Koff, and with bass virutuoso Miroslav Vitous. Mat received a full scholarship as the principal violinist at Walnut Hill High School, but left school to pursue a professional career in music. By 1990, Mat founded the critically acclaimed Joe Maneri Quartet with Randy Peterson. Mat started releasing records as a leader in 1996, and has developed four working ensembles. Pianists Paul Bley, Cecil Taylor, Matthew Shipp, and Borah Bergman have called upon Matt to perform with them in such venues as the Montreal Jazz Festival, the Library of Congress, and concert stages across Europe. Mat also enjoys a strong relationship with bassists Ed Schuller, Mark Dresser, William Parker, Michael Formanek, Barre Phillips, and John Lockwood. Never to be boxed in, Mat has also worked with Joe Morris, John Medeski, Tim Berne, Cecil McBee, T.K. Ramakrishnan, Franz Kogelman, Roy Campbell, Spring Heel Jack, Draze Hoops, and appears on an Illy B Eats remix CD. Mat presently teaches privately and through the New School / NYC, and performs and records worldwide."-Aum Fidelity (http://www.aumfidelity.com/maneri.html)
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1. Dolphy Dance 7:33
2. My Funny Valentine 8:09
3. Shroud 14:48
4. East Broadway Rundown 6:37
5. Fever Bed 6:53
6. Acceptance 5:33
7. Off Shroud 3:42
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"Yes indeed, Maneri's distinctive, very textural sound is heard throughout, this time on viola as opposed to his usual violin. Even more significant is the way this 28-year old Brooklyn born bandleader takes his Quintet through the seven selections here, utilitizing not only electric guitar and rhythm section but trombone as well. Even papa Joe Maneri makes a guest appearance on alto sax on the title track"-John Ephland
NY Downtown & Metropolitan Jazz/Improv
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