Albums Featuring Instrument or Role - Contrabass
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Foward EnergyJim Ryan (Saxophone), Alicia Mangan (Tenor Saxophone), Scott R. Looney (Piano), Adam Lane (Contrabass), Marshall Trammell (Drums)Jim Ryan is a creative and catalytic force in the San Francisco Bay Area. His music has a passion and, yes, a forward energy which would put artists a third his age to shame. Here he brings his energized group together to stretch out for 5 tracks on what is arguably his finest and fullest recorded display of his music. This is intense music and unrelenting interplay. It‚Äôs a lot of listening here‚Äîover 70 minutes that will take you hours to absorb and with wonderful features from all.
Knudstock 2000Herb Robertson (Cornet), Frank Grasso (Piccolo Trumpet), Steve Swell (Trombone), Bob Hovey (Trombone), Bob Ackerman (Flute), Knud Jensen (Tenor Saxophone), Jim Hart (Guitar), Hans Tammen (Guitar), Chris Lough (Contrabass), Tom Sayek (Drums), Herb Fisher (Drums)This was one of the many informal jams a group of improvisers engaged in at Knud’s place in New Jersey. A musician’s jam for musicians. This one was recorded and its dynamic unpretentious self is here as presented. Included are some delightful background notes by the artists themselves.