The Squid's Ear Magazine
Squidco: Improvised, Composed & Unusual Music from around the globe
Cart Checkout   Log In/Register
Squidco? New Releases Just In Restocked Upcoming
Artist Title Label


McPhee, Joe / Tomeka Reid: Let Our Rejoicing Rise [VINYL] (Corbett vs. Dempsey)

Preceded by Joe McPhee's reading of two poems — "Alone Together" and "Nation Time For Real This Time" — tenor saxophonist & trumpeter Joe McPhee and cellist Tomeka Reid observe the first observance as an official US Holiday of Juneteenth, after the reading performing an emotional 33-minute improvisation that includes the 19th century hymn "Lift Every Voice and Sing".
 

Price: $18.36
Price Was: $22.95
Squidco 20% Vinyl Sale:
Save $4.59



Quantity:

In Stock


Shipping Weight: 24.00 units

Quantity in Basket: None

Log In to use our Wish List
product information:


UPC: 759624575424

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Catalog ID: CvsDLP008
Squidco Product Code: 32615

Format: LP
Condition: Sale (New)
Released: 2022
Country: USA
Packaging: LP
Recorded at Corbett vs. Dempsey, in Chicago, Illinois, on June 19, 2021, by Alex Inglizian.


Personnel:

Joe McPhee-tenor saxophone, trumpet

Tomeka Reid-cello

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:

"Joe McPhee, born November 3,1939 in Miami, Florida, USA, is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, improviser, conceptualist and theoretician. He began playing the trumpet at age eight, taught by his father, himself a trumpet player. He continued on that instrument through his formative school years and later in a U.S. Army band stationed in Germany, at which time he was introduced to performing traditional jazz. Clifford Thornton's Freedom and Unity, released in 1969 on the Third World label, is the first recording on which he appears as a side man. In 1968, inspired by the music of Albert Ayler, he took up the saxophone and began an active involvement in both acoustic and electronic music.

His first recordings as leader appeared on the CJ Records label, founded in 1969 by painter Craig Johnson. These include Underground Railroad by the Joe McPhee Quartet (1969), Nation Time (1970), Trinity (1971) and Pieces of Light (1974). In 1975, Swiss entrepreneur Werner X. Uehlinger release Black Magic Man by McPhee, on what was to become Hat Hut Records.

In 1981, he met composer, accordionist, performer, and educator Pauline Oliveros, whose theories of "deep listening" strengthened his interests in extended instrumental and electronic techniques. he also discovered Edward de Bono's book Lateral Thinking: A Textbook of Creativity, which presents concepts for solving problems by "disrupting an apparent sequence and arriving at the solution from another angle." de Bono's theories inspired McPhee to apply this "sideways thinking" to his own work in creative improvisation, resulting in the concept of "Po Music." McPhee describes "Po Music" as a "process of provocation" (Po is a language indicator to show that provocation is being used) to "move from one fixed set of ideas in an attempt to discover new ones." He concludes, "It is a Positive, Possible, Poetic Hypothesis." The results of this application of Po principles to creative improvisation can be heard on several Hat Art recordings, including Topology, Linear B, and Oleo & a Future Retrospective.

In 1997, McPhee discovered two like-minded improvisers in bassist Dominic Duval and drummer Jay Rosen. The trio premiered at the Vision Jazz Festival in 1998 but the concert went unnoticed by the press. McPhee, Duval, and Rosen therefore decided that an apt title for the group would be Trio X. In 2004 he created Survival Unit III with Fred Lonberg-Holm and Michael Zerang to expand his musical horizons and with a career spanning nearly 50 years and over 100 recordings, he continues to tour internationally, forge new connections while reaching for music's outer limits."

-Joe McPhee Website (http://joemcphee.com/bio.html)
1/31/2023

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

"Chicago based cellist, composer and educator, Tomeka Reid has been described as "a remarkably versatile player," (Howard Reich, Chicago Tribune). Equally adept in classical and jazz contexts, Ms. Reid predominantly finds herself in experimental and improvisatory settings and composes for a wide range of instrumentation, from big band to chamber ensemble. Ms. Reid's music combines her love for groove along with freer concepts.

Ms. Reid is an integral part of Dee Alexander's Evolution Ensemble, Nicole Mitchell's Black Earth Ensemble/Strings, Mike Reed's Loose Assembly, the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM) Great Black Music Ensemble, and co-leads the internationally recognized string trio, Hear in Now with performances in Poznan, Poland; Paris, France; Rome, Venice, Milan, Italy; Soazza, Switzerland; and in the US: Chicago, New York and Vermont. In addition to the aforementioned ensembles, Ms. Reid performs with many of today's forward thinking musicians in the world of jazz and creative music including Anthony Braxton, George Lewis, Roscoe Mitchell, Jeb Bishop, Myra Melford, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Mary Halvorson, Denis Fournier, Edward Wilkerson and Harrison Bankhead. Ms. Reid also leads her own trio featuring guitarist Matt Schneider and bassist Josh Abrams, for which she composes. Ms. Reid can be heard on numerous studio recordings.

As an educator, Ms. Reid has led string improvisation workshops in Italy and the US. Most recently she co-directed the 2012 Vancouver Jazz Festival’s High School Jazz Intensive. For seven years, Ms. Reid co-directed the string program at the University of Chicago’s Laboratory School for students grade 5 thru 12. Ms. Reid is also an ABD doctoral candidate at the University of Illinois: Urbana-Champaign.

As a composer, Ms. Reid has been commissioned by the AACM, the Chicago Jazz Festival and the Chicago Jazz Ensemble and has had several opportunities to showcase her work abroad at festivals such as Umbria Jazz, An Insolent Noise and Vignola Jazz. She has been nominated and awarded residencies for composition with the Ragdale Foundation and the 2nd Annual Make Jazz Fellowship hosted by the 18th Street Arts Organization. Ms. Reid was selected as a 2012 participant in the Jazz Composers Orchestra Institute held at the University of California: Los Angeles."

-Tomeka Reid Website (http://www.tomekareid.net/)
1/31/2023

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


SIDE A



1. Alone Together 2:20

2. Nation Time For Real This Time 3:36

3. Juneteenth (Part 1) 14:20

SIDE B



1. Juneteenth (Part 2) 18:44
sample the album:








descriptions, reviews, &c.

"In the year that Juneteenth was finally declared a national U.S. holiday, 2021, Joe McPhee and Tomeka Reid united for a live concert in celebration. Multi-instrumentalist McPhee was deeply moved by the historical nature of the circumstances, the incredible freight of that history of oppression and liberation represented in the legislation, both the insanity of its overdueness and the joy of its institutionalization.

As a preamble to the music, McPhee led off with two poems, read with trembling, vehement intensity: "Alone Together" and "Nation Time For Real This Time." Then, without a pause, they launched into a 33-minute duet for tenor saxophone and cello that gutted everyone in the packed audience, alighting for a brief segment on the late-19th century hymn "Lift Every Voice and Sing," the so-called African-American National Anthem, lyrics from which the title of the record is taken.

At the concert's end, McPhee was nearly inconsolable, the immensity of the day and the emotion of the playing overtaking him alone in the dressing room. Let Our Rejoicing Rise is a kind of apotheosis, an outpouring of two sensitive souls at the dawn of a new day in an epoch of damnation. With a jubilant cover image by Gee's Bend quilter Mary Lee Bendolph, recorded and mastered by Alex Inglizian, it's a once-in-a-lifetime record."-Corbett vs. Dempsey

Related Categories of Interest:


Vinyl Recordings
Improvised Music
Jazz
Free Improvisation
NY Downtown & Metropolitan Jazz/Improv
Chicago Jazz & Improvisation
Duo Recordings
Spoken Word
Staff Picks & Recommended Items
New in Improvised Music
Recent Releases and Best Sellers

Search for other titles on the label:
Corbett vs. Dempsey.

Other Releases With These Artists:
Art Ensemble Of Chicago
The Sixth Decade: From Paris To Paris [VINYL 2 LPs]
(RogueArt)
Art Ensemble Of Chicago
The Sixth Decade: From Paris To Paris [2 CDs]
(RogueArt)
Smythe, Cory (w/ Jernberg / Modney / Reid / Evans / Elk / Muncy / Laubrock / Leon / Cox / Crump )
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
(Pyroclastic Records)
Rempis / Reid / Abrams
Allium
(Aerophonic)
Blue Reality Quartet (Joe McPhee / Michael Marcus / Jay Rosen / Warren Smith)
Ella's Island
(Mahakala Music)
McPhee, Joe / Evan Parker
Sweet Nothings (For Milford Graves)
(Corbett vs. Dempsey)
McPhee / Edwards / Kugel
Existential Moments
(Not Two)
Kitamura / Ho Bynum / Reid / Morris
Geometry of Trees
(Relative Pitch)
Douglas, Dave
Secular Psalms
(Greenleaf Music)
Artifacts (Nicole Mitchell / Tomeka Reid / Mike Reed)
...and then there's this [VINYL]
(Astral Spirits)
Survival Unit III (McPhee / Lonberg-Holm / Zerang)
The Art of Flight: For Alvin Fielder [VINYL + DOWNLOAD]
(Astral Spirits)
A Pride of Lions (McPhee / Lazro / Abrams / Seguron / Taylor)
No Questions - No Answers
(RogueArt)
McPhee, Joe / Evan Parker
Sweet Nothings (For Milford Graves)
(Corbett vs. Dempsey)
Vandermark's, Ken Marker
McPhee Marker [VINYL EP]
(Corbett vs. Dempsey)
Brotzmann, Peter Chicago Tentet
Ultraman vs. Alien Metron [SINGLE SIDED VINYL]
(Corbett vs. Dempsey)
McPhee, Joe
Route 84 Quarantine Blues (Black Cross Solo Sessions 2)
(Corbett vs. Dempsey)
McPhee, Joe / Michael Bisio / Fred Lonberg-Holm / Juma Sultan
The Sweet Spot
(RogueArt)
McPhee, Joe / Michael Marcus / Jay Rosen / Warren Smith
Blue Reality Quartet!
(Mahakala Music)
McPhee, Joe / Jen Clare Paulson / Brian Labycz
The Mystery J [VINYL]
(Corbett vs. Dempsey)
Amado, Rodrigo / This Is Our Language Quartet
Let The Free Be Men [VINYL]
(Trost Records)
Amado, Rodrigo / This Is Our Language Quartet
Let The Free Be Men
(Trost Records)
Rempis, Dave w/ Tomeka Reid / Joshua Abrams / Tim Daisy / Tyler Damon
The Covid Tapes [2 CDs]
(Aerophonic)
Flow Trio w/ Joe Mcphee
Winter Garden
(ESP)
Thing, The (Gustafsson / McPhee / Haker Flaten / Nilssen-Love)
She Knows...
(ezz-thetics by Hat Hut Records Ltd)
Mitchell, Nicole / Lisa E. Harris
Earthseed
(FPE Records)
McPhee, Joe
Black Is The Color: Live in Poughkeepsie and New Windsor, 1969-70 [2CDS]
(Corbett vs. Dempsey)
Reid, Tomeka / Joe Morris
Combinations
(RogueArt)
Reid, Tomeka Quartet
Old New
(Cuneiform)
Hawkins, Alexander / Tomeka Reid
Shards & Constellations
(Intakt)
Decoy (Alexander Hawkins / John Edwards / Steve Noble) With Joe McPhee
AC/DC
(Otoroku)
McPhee / Reid / Lopez / Nilssen-Love / Rempis
Of Things Beyond Thule Volume 1 [VINYL + DOWNLOAD]
(Aerophonic)
Reid, Tomeka / Kyoko Kitamura / Tyler Ho Bynum / Joe Morris
Geometry Of Distance
(Relative Pitch)
McPhee, Joe / Paal Nilssen Love
Song for the Big Chief
(PNL)
Alcorn, Susan / Joe McPhee / Ken Vandermark
Invitation To A Dream
(Astral Spirits)
Douglas, Dave
Showing Up / The Power of the Vote [7" VINYL]
(Greenleaf Music)
McPhee, Joe / Mats Gustafsson
Brace For Impact
(Corbett vs. Dempsey)
McPhee, Joe
Nation Time
(Corbett vs. Dempsey)
McPhee, Joe / Hamid Drake
Keep Going
(Corbett vs. Dempsey)
Rempis, Dave / Tomeka Reid / Joshua Abrams
Ithra
(Aerophonic)
Reid, Tomeka / Kyoko Kitamura / Taylor Ho Bynum / Joe Morris
Geometry of Caves
(Relative Pitch)
Imaginary Numbers (McPhee / Niggenkemper / Solberg)
Imaginary Numbers
(Clean Feed)
Braxton, Anthony
Trillium J [4 CDs + Blu Ray]
(Braxton House/Firehouse 12 Records)
Ellis, Lisle / Cauley / Robinson / Ruthier / Ochs / McPhee / Spearman
Elevations
(Les Disques Victo)
Parker, Evan / Daunik Lazro / Joe McPhee
Seven Pieces. Live At Willisau 1995
(Clean Feed)
McPhee, Joe / Andre Jaume
Nuclear Family
(Corbett vs. Dempsey)
Universal Indians w/ Joe McPhee
Skullduggery [VINYL 2 LPs]
(Clean Feed)
Braxton, Anthony
Trillium J [4 CDs + Blu Ray]
(New Braxton House)
McPhee, Joe
Alone Together: The Solo Ensemble Recordings 1974 & 1979
(Corbett vs. Dempsey)
McPhee / Saft / Morris / Downs
Ticonderoga
(Clean Feed)
Reid, Tomeka
Hairy Who & The Chicago Imagists
(Corbett vs. Dempsey)
Lacy, Steve & Joe McPhee
The Rest [VINYL]
(Roaratorio)
McPhee, Joe
The Loneliest Woman [CD EP]
(Corbett vs. Dempsey)
McPhee, Joe
Variations on a Blue Line / 'Round Midnight
(Corbett vs. Dempsey)
Haker-Flaten New York Quartet, Ingebrigt (McPhee / Wooley / Morris)
Now Is
(Clean Feed)
Morris, Joe
Perpetual Frontier The Properties of Free Music [BOOK]
(Riti Publishing)
Mcphee, Joe & Chris Corsano
Scraps and Shadows [VINYL]
(Roaratorio)
Mcphee, Joe / Ingebrigt Haker Flaten
Brooklyn DNA
(Clean Feed)
Braxton, Anthony and the Tri-Centric Orchestra
Trillium E [4 CDs]
(New Braxton House)
Decoy & Joe McPhee
Oto
(Bo Weavil Recordings)
McPhee, Joe / Lisle, Ellis / Plimley, Paul
Sweet Freedom - Now What?
(Hatology)
McPhee, Joe / Survival Unit II / Thorton, Clifford
N.Y., N.Y., 1971
(Hatology)
Recommended & Related Releases:
Art Ensemble Of Chicago
The Sixth Decade: From Paris To Paris [2 CDs]
(RogueArt)
Smythe, Cory (w/ Jernberg / Modney / Reid / Evans / Elk / Muncy / Laubrock / Leon / Cox / Crump )
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
(Pyroclastic Records)
Rempis / Reid / Abrams
Allium
(Aerophonic)
Blue Reality Quartet (Joe McPhee / Michael Marcus / Jay Rosen / Warren Smith)
Ella's Island
(Mahakala Music)
McPhee, Joe / Evan Parker
Sweet Nothings (For Milford Graves)
(Corbett vs. Dempsey)
McPhee / Edwards / Kugel
Existential Moments
(Not Two)
Kitamura / Ho Bynum / Reid / Morris
Geometry of Trees
(Relative Pitch)
Douglas, Dave
Secular Psalms
(Greenleaf Music)
Artifacts (Nicole Mitchell / Tomeka Reid / Mike Reed)
...and then there's this [VINYL]
(Astral Spirits)
Survival Unit III (McPhee / Lonberg-Holm / Zerang)
The Art of Flight: For Alvin Fielder [VINYL + DOWNLOAD]
(Astral Spirits)
A Pride of Lions (McPhee / Lazro / Abrams / Seguron / Taylor)
No Questions - No Answers
(RogueArt)
Vandermark's, Ken Marker
McPhee Marker [VINYL EP]
(Corbett vs. Dempsey)
Brotzmann, Peter Chicago Tentet
Ultraman vs. Alien Metron [SINGLE SIDED VINYL]
(Corbett vs. Dempsey)
McPhee, Joe
Route 84 Quarantine Blues (Black Cross Solo Sessions 2)
(Corbett vs. Dempsey)
McPhee, Joe / Michael Bisio / Fred Lonberg-Holm / Juma Sultan
The Sweet Spot
(RogueArt)
McPhee, Joe / Michael Marcus / Jay Rosen / Warren Smith
Blue Reality Quartet!
(Mahakala Music)
McPhee, Joe / Jen Clare Paulson / Brian Labycz
The Mystery J [VINYL]
(Corbett vs. Dempsey)
Amado, Rodrigo / This Is Our Language Quartet
Let The Free Be Men [VINYL]
(Trost Records)
Amado, Rodrigo / This Is Our Language Quartet
Let The Free Be Men
(Trost Records)
Flow Trio w/ Joe Mcphee
Winter Garden
(ESP)
Mitchell, Nicole / Lisa E. Harris
Earthseed
(FPE Records)
McPhee, Joe
Black Is The Color: Live in Poughkeepsie and New Windsor, 1969-70 [2CDS]
(Corbett vs. Dempsey)
Decoy (Alexander Hawkins / John Edwards / Steve Noble) With Joe McPhee
AC/DC
(Otoroku)
McPhee / Reid / Lopez / Nilssen-Love / Rempis
Of Things Beyond Thule Volume 1 [VINYL + DOWNLOAD]
(Aerophonic)
Reid, Tomeka / Kyoko Kitamura / Tyler Ho Bynum / Joe Morris
Geometry Of Distance
(Relative Pitch)
Alcorn, Susan / Joe McPhee / Ken Vandermark
Invitation To A Dream
(Astral Spirits)









About Squidco Contact Us Log In/Register Squidco?
The Squid's Ear Magazine


Rapid SSL

PayPal

Mastercard

Visa

Discover

American Express



© 2002-, Squidco LLC