ROB BROWN DUO WITH
MATTHEW SHIPP
Preis / Price : 15.08 €
Bestell-Nr. / P/O No. : No More Rec. No.3
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Rob Brown alto sax, flute
Matthew Shipp piano
 
01.
Blink Of An Eye part 1 28:44
02.
Blink Of An Eye part 2 32:27
03.
Blink Of An Eye part 3 08:44
 
Total time:  69:45

Produced by Alan Schneider
© + ® 1995 No More Records Recorded @ Roulette on October 12, 1996 by Jim Staley
Mastered by Chris Flam @ Mindswerve Studio, NYC
Artwork by Jo Ann Wood
Front cover painting ´Manual Labor`, 1993, oil on linen, 20 x 24 “
Inner sleeve painting ´Manual labor`, 1993, oil on linen, 25 x 24, 5”
Inlay painting untitled, 1993, oil on linen 24 x 30”

 
 
A live date from Roulette in NYC which reunites Rob and Matthew in the same context of their mutual first LP (Sonic Explorations). This is the first documented recording of Rob playing flute. 2 half-hour improv pieces and an encore put you where the action was that night. Rob’s alto playing is red hot and Matt was known to leave his blood on the piano keys during this period of his career - a jazz myth? You decide.
Producer´s note
 
Excerpt from the booklet:
Phonic ping pong language affinity as in Duel as vocabularies so opposite(s)/attract as in Dual mirrors of dream and consciousness. Shipp and Brown arrive in N.Y. mid-80´s and immediately capture me with their unique sounds and ideas as accompanists, soloists and ensemble members… Their 1st milestone collaboration ´Sonic Explorations´ further convinces me of this astounding compatibility. (…)
 
The 2 reunite in June 1996 as part of ´The Vision for the 21st Century Festival´ and their partnership is again cemented…After the incredible response they receive Brown asks Shipp to share his evening at Roulette on Oct. 12, 1996 and the result is here…(…)
 
And we know what duo means compassion means completely means insync means compeer means compartmental incomparable comaradery and artistic accomplishment means …
Steve Dalachinsky, NYC 1996
 

About No More Records:
The underground/underdog American label documenting the current movements in the NYC Jazz/Improv scene. The label specializes in less commercial recordings that would go undocumented but we feel that these recordings are the defining aspects of an artist’s career. The emphasis has been in utilizing the best recording techniques to capture solo, duo and small groups; highlighting the great uniqueness of the artist with their sound and visions.

Alan Schneider
 


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