Albums Featuring Instrument or Role - Conductor
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48 MotivesGeoff Brady (Percussion), Marilyn Grispell (Piano), Vincent Davis (Percussion), Stephen Dembski (Conductor), Scott Fields (Guitar), Joseph Jarman (Alto Saxophone), John Padden (Double Bass), Hans Sturm (Double Bass), Matt Turner (Cello)Scott Fields works in highly disciplined forms. Here it’s a modern day bolero. When we first heard this we were puzzled, but, by the end, pulled in and subdued by its subtle combinations of repetition and improvisation.
DreamlandDarrell Katz (Conductor), Julius Hemphill (Alto Saxophone), John Carlson (Trumpet), Rob Scheps (Tenor Saxophone), Bob Pilkington (Trombone), Doug Johnson (Piano), David Harris (Trombone), W. Marshall Sealy (French Horn), Douglas Yate (Alto Saxophone), Mike Peipman (Trumpet), Rick Peckham (Guitar), Diana Herold (vibraphone), Andrew D'Angelo (Alto Saxophone), John Dirac (Guitar)Darrell Katz is an enigma to those who know him. Obsessed and driven by his musical visions, he’s managed to squeeze out a handful of recordings over the years while somehow maintaining a stable group in the Jazz Composers Alliance Orchestra. If you like music that’s engaging of both mind and pulse, this is—as are all of his recordings—a feast. Anyone who has played or come in contact with this too overlooked aggregation will agree it is a distinct occurrence.