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Comes in two piece box, with booklet and individual sleeves for CDs

Annotation last modified on 2018-06-14 13:31 .

Tracklist

CD 1: Voices Fall from the Sky
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Espirito
Omar Payano 1:14
2 Airlift
Raina Sokolov-Gonzalez 2:05
3 Bouquet for Borah
Andrea Wolper 12:26
4 City of Flowers
Andrea Wolper 6:02
5 Despues de la Guerra
Bernardo Palombo & Jean Carla Rodea 6:14
6 Small Lobby
Raina Sokolov-Gonzalez 3:26
7 So, Important
Kyoko Kitamura 6:20
8 We Often Danced
Fay Victor 14:28
9 Voices Fall from the Sky
Amirtha Kidambi 6:43
10 Revolution
Timna Comedi 5:39
11 A Tree Called Poem
Morley Shanti Kamen 8:27
CD 2: Songs
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 All I Want
Ernie Odoom 2:20
2 Baldwin's Interlude
Ellen Christi 2:51
3 For Julius Eastman
Lisa Sokolov 3:05
4 Aborigine Song
Lisa Sokolov 2:05
5 Life Song
Ellen Christi 4:16
6 Band in the Sky
Lisa Sokolov 6:03
7 Sweet Breeze
Leena Conquest 5:06
8 Morning Moon
Lisa Sokolov 6:08
9 A Thought for Silence
Ellen Christi 3:12
10 Poem for June Jordan
Leena Conquest 3:02
11 Autumn Song
Lisa Sokolov 2:01
12 Falling Shadows
Ellen Christi 8:24
13 Tour of the Flying Poem
Mola Sylla 5:52
14 Prayer
Leena Conquest 3:54
CD 3: Essence
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Essence of Ellington
Ernie Odoom 7:11
2 Lights of Lake George
Sangeeta Bandyopadhyay 4:41
3 For Fannie Lou Hamer
Leena Conquest 11:56
4 Deep Flower
Ernie Odoom 8:23
5 The Blinking of the Ear, a) Meditation on Freedom
AnnMarie Sandy 4:57
6 The Blinking of the Ear, b) Without Love Everything Will Fail
AnnMarie Sandy 3:42
7 The Blinking of the Ear, c) Dark Remembrance
AnnMarie Sandy 7:01
8 The Blinking of the Ear, d) Heavenly Home Meditation on Peace
AnnMarie Sandy 14:12
9 Natasha's Theme
Leena Conquest 2:04

Credits

CD 1: Voices Fall from the Sky

membranophone:
Gerald Cleaver (track 3)
donso ngɔni:
William Parker (US free jazz double bassist, multi-instrumentalist, poet & composer) (track 2)
donso ngɔni [6-string doson ngoni]:
William Parker (US free jazz double bassist, multi-instrumentalist, poet & composer) (track 1)
bassoon:
Karen Borca (American bassoonist) (track 4)
double bass:
William Parker (US free jazz double bassist, multi-instrumentalist, poet & composer) (track 3)
double bass [bass]:
Todd Nicholson (bassist) (track 1)
percussion:
William Parker (US free jazz double bassist, multi-instrumentalist, poet & composer) (track 1)
alto saxophone:
Rob Brown (jazz/avant garde saxophonist) (track 3)
Isaiah Parker (track 1)
Dave Sewelson (track 3)
bongos:
Gabriel Nunez (track 1)
piano:
Eri Yamamoto (track 3)
Raina Sokolov-Gonzalez (tracks 2, 6)
accordion:
Luis Ramierez (accordion) (track 1)
baritone saxophone:
Dave Sewelson (track 1)
timbales [timbala]:
Gabriel Nunez (track 1)
güiro:
Omar Payano (track 1)
congas [congo]:
Omar Payano (track 1)
composer:
William Parker (US free jazz double bassist, multi-instrumentalist, poet & composer) (tracks 2–11)
lyricist:
William Parker (US free jazz double bassist, multi-instrumentalist, poet & composer) (tracks 2–11)
performer:
The Olmec Group (track 1)
producer:
William Parker (US free jazz double bassist, multi-instrumentalist, poet & composer) (track 1)
recording engineer:
Andrei Strobert (track 1)
vocals:
Omar Payano (track 1)
Raina Sokolov-Gonzalez (tracks 2, 6)
Andrea Wolper (track 3)
writer:
William Parker (US free jazz double bassist, multi-instrumentalist, poet & composer) (track 1)
recorded at:
live recording of:
A Tree Called Poem (2017-01-13) (track 11)
recording of:
Airlift (2017-12 – 2018-01) (track 2)
Bouquet for Borah (2017-12 – 2018-01) (track 3)
City of Flowers (2017-12 – 2018-01) (track 4)
Despues de la Guerra (2017-12 – 2018-01) (track 5)
Espirito (2017-12 – 2018-01) (track 1)
Revolution (2017-12 – 2018-01) (track 10)
Small Lobby (2017-12 – 2018-01) (track 6)
So, Important (2017-12 – 2018-01) (track 7)
Voices Fall from the Sky (2017-12 – 2018-01) (track 9)
We Often Danced (2017-12 – 2018-01) (track 8)

CD 2: Songs

recorded in:
Paris, Île-de-France, France (2012-01) (track 13)
drums (drum set) [drums]:
Hamid Drake (2012-01) (track 13)
mbira [m'bira]:
Mola Sylla (Senegalese musician) (2012-01) (track 13)
flute:
Klaas Hekman (2012-01) (track 13)
double bass [bass]:
William Parker (US free jazz double bassist, multi-instrumentalist, poet & composer) (2012-01) (track 13)
bass saxophone:
Klaas Hekman (2012-01) (track 13)
alto saxophone:
Rob Brown (jazz/avant garde saxophonist) (2012-01) (track 13)
piano:
Cooper-Moore (2012-01) (track 13)
ngɔni [ngoni]:
Mola Sylla (Senegalese musician) (2012-01) (track 13)
shruti box [electronic shruti box]:
Sangeeta Bandyopadhyay (2012-01) (track 13)
double reed [double-reed instruments]:
Bill Cole (2012-01) (track 13)
composer:
William Parker (US free jazz double bassist, multi-instrumentalist, poet & composer) (tracks 1–12, 14)
William Parker (US free jazz double bassist, multi-instrumentalist, poet & composer) ( – ????) (track 13)
lyricist:
William Parker (US free jazz double bassist, multi-instrumentalist, poet & composer) (tracks 1–11, 14)
producer:
Steven Joerg (track 13)
William Parker (US free jazz double bassist, multi-instrumentalist, poet & composer) (track 13)
vocals:
Sangeeta Bandyopadhyay (2012-01) (track 13)
Mola Sylla (Senegalese musician) (2012-01) (track 13)
live recording of:
All I Want (2011-04-06) (track 1)
Sweet Breeze (2012-06-09) (track 7)
part of:
Vermeer (track 7)
recording of:
A Thought for Silence (1991-10-10 – 1993-11-03) (track 9)
Aborigine Song (1991-10-10 – 1993-11-03) (track 4)
Baldwin's Interlude (1991-10-10 – 1993-11-03) (track 2)
Band in the Sky (1991-10-10 – 1993-11-03) (track 6)
Falling Shadows (1991-10-10 – 1993-11-03) (track 12)
For Julius Eastman (1991-10-10 – 1993-11-03) (track 3)
Life Song (1991-10-10 – 1993-11-03) (track 5)
Morning Moon (1991-10-10 – 1993-11-03) (track 8)
Poem for June Jordan (2007-01-03) (track 10)
Prayer (2007-01-03) (track 14)
Tour of the Flying Poem (2012-01) (track 13)
Autumn Song (2015-03) (track 11)

CD 3: Essence

composer:
William Parker (US free jazz double bassist, multi-instrumentalist, poet & composer) (tracks 1–2, 4–9)
William Parker (US free jazz double bassist, multi-instrumentalist, poet & composer) (2000) (track 3)
dedicated to:
Fannie Lou Hamer (track 3)
Andrew Hill (Jazz pianist) (track 4)
lyricist:
William Parker (US free jazz double bassist, multi-instrumentalist, poet & composer) (tracks 1, 4–9)
William Parker (US free jazz double bassist, multi-instrumentalist, poet & composer) (2000) (track 3)
edit of:
The Essence Of Ellington by William Parker w/special guest Kidd Jordan (track 1)
live partial recording of:
For Fannie Lou Hamer (2000-10-28) (track 3)
Lights of Lake George (2007-06-19) (track 2)
The Essence of Ellington (2012-02-05) (track 1)
live recording of:
Deep Flower (2009-06-15) (track 4)
part of:
Double Sunrise Over Neptune (movement) (track 2)
recording of:
Natasha's Theme (2007-01-04 – 2007-01-05) (track 9)