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Carter, Daniel / Parker, William / Ughi, Federico: The Dream (577 Records)

This album was developed to present Daniel Carter, typically a wind/reed/trumpeter player, on an album that included his piano playing, which then advanced by adding the goal of both Carter and long-time collaborator, drummer Federico Ughi, to record with bassist William Parker, who rounds out this excellent trio on bass, tuba and shakuhachi.
 

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Daniel Carter-alto, tenor saxophones, flute, trumpet, clarinet, piano

William Parker-bass, tuba, shakuhachi

Federico Ughi-drums


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UPC: 616892804321

Label: 577 Records
Catalog ID: 577-6
Squidco Product Code: 6198

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2006
Country: USA
Packaging: Jewel Tray
Recorded at Park West Studios, Brooklyn, New York on July 12th 2005, by Jim Clouse.

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"The idea for this recording started with Fayen's reoccurring dream of Daniel playing the piano. Fayen, a friend and admirer of Daniel's music, realized that there was no released CD of Daniel playing the piano and she offered to help produce one. Daniel and Federico had talked in the past about involving William in one of their projects and decided to invite him to play on this recording. The recording session with these three musicians resulted in so much wonderful material that at least two separate volumes will eventually be released. William Parker said of the recording after first listening to it that, "it could be an epic." This release is particularly notable, not only for the fact that it is the first CD of Daniel Carter playing piano, but also because Daniel has been more involved in the editing and production process than ever before."-577 Records

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Artist Biographies

"Daniel Carter (born December 28, 1945, in Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania) is an American experimental saxophone, flute, clarinet, and trumpet player active mainly in New York City since the early 1970s.

Carter is a prolific performer and has recorded or performed with William Parker, Federico Ughi, DJ Logic, Thurston Moore, Yo La Tengo, Sun Ra, Cecil Taylor, Sonic Youth, scientist/musician Matthew Putman, Cooper-Moore, Sam Rivers, David S. Ware, Yoko Ono, Living Colour, Medensky Martin and Wood and Jaco Pastorius among others. He is a member of the cooperative free jazz groups TEST and Other Dimensions In Music."

-577 Records (http://www.577records.com/danielcarter/)
4/10/2024

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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/)
4/10/2024

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"Federico Ughi is a drummer and composer based in New York. Federico Ughi's music infuses the New York avant-garde sound with a sense of melody inspired by the Italian classical and folk traditions of his childhood in Rome. Ornette Coleman has been a major influence for Federico as well as a mentor.

Born in Rome, Italy Federico relocated to London at age 21 to play music, from there moving to New York in 2000 again to play music. He has been based in Brooklyn, NY ever since.

He has performed or recorded with Daniel Carter, William Parker, The Cinematic Orchestra, Blue Foundation among others. Federico Ughi has performed throughout Italy, the UK, France, Holland, Belgium, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Slovenia, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, Austria, Hungary, Poland, Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Russia, Lithuania, China, Mexico, Canada and the US."

-577 Records (http://www.577records.com/federicoughi/)
4/10/2024

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Track Listing:



1. This Is The Dream

2. Little Did I Know

3. 6 1/2 billion

4. Showering of Gifts

5. The Truth In The Core

6. Never Before

7. Zero Softly

8. The Traditionalist!

9. Sea Soul

10. Spiritual Awakening

11. Stillness

12. Notorious

13. Life Beyond Death

14. Tempting Faith



Total CD time 69:58

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