The Vandermark 5* ‎– Alchemia

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Not Two Records ‎– MW 750-2
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Day One: Monday, March 15, 2004, Set One
1-1 Telefon
Composed By – Vandermark*
8:36
1-2 Other Cuts
Composed By – Vandermark*
12:57
1-3 Staircase
Composed By – Vandermark*
10:45
1-4 Strata
Composed By – Vandermark*
13:43
1-5 Free King's Suite - Meeting On Termini's Corner; Three For The Festival; A Handful Of Fives
Composed By – Roland Kirk
12:09
Day One: Monday, March 15, 2004, Set Two
2-1 Outside Ticket
Composed By – Vandermark*
11:03
2-2 Money Down
Composed By – Vandermark*
6:33
2-3 Camera
Composed By – Vandermark*
16:53
2-4 Roulette
Composed By – Vandermark*
4:33
2-5 Cruz Campo
Composed By – Vandermark*
10:31
2-6 The Black And Crazy Blues [Encore]
Composed By – Roland Kirk
8:36
Day Two: Tuesday, March 16, 2004, Set One
3-1 Confluence
Composed By – Vandermark*
8:17
3-2 Rip Rig And Panic Suite - From Bechet, Byas And Fats; Rip, Rig And Panic; No Tonic Press
Composed By – Roland Kirk
14:14
3-3 Camera
Composed By – Vandermark*
18:51
3-4 Both Sides
Composed By – Vandermark*
9:11
3-5 Knock Yourself Out
Composed By – Vandermark*
7:18
Day Two: Tuesday, March 16, 2004, Set Two
4-1 The Cooler
Composed By – Vandermark*
9:19
4-2 That Was Now
Composed By – Vandermark*
11:32
4-3 Six Of One
Composed By – Vandermark*
22:48
4-4 Silverlization/Volunteered Slavery
Composed By – Roland Kirk
10:42
4-5 There Is The Bomb
Composed By – Don Cherry
11:04
Day Three: Wednesday, March 17, 2004, Set One
5-1 That Was Now
Composed By – Vandermark*
10:46
5-2 Seven Puls Five
Composed By – Vandermark*
8:13
5-3 The Bridge
Composed By – Sonny Rollins
6:54
5-4 Gyllene
Composed By – Vandermark*
9:34
5-5 Auto Topography
Composed By – Vandermark*
12:58
Day Three: Wednesday, March 17, 2004, Set Two
6-1 The Freedom Suite, Part 2
Composed By – Sonny Rollins
6:20
6-2 Telefon
Composed By – Vandermark*
11:23
6-3 Initials
Composed By – Vandermark*
7:12
6-4 Camera
Composed By – Vandermark*
18:03
6-5 Other Cuts
Composed By – Vandermark*
13:36
6-6 The Black And Crazy Blues [Encore]
Composed By – Roland Kirk
9:04
6-7 Knock Yourself Out [Encore]
Composed By – Vandermark*
6:47
Day Four: Thursday, March 18, 2004, Set One
7-1 Money Down
Composed By – Vandermark*
5:36
7-2 Inflated Tear
Composed By – Roland Kirk
6:55
7-3 Wherever June Bugs Go
Composed By – Archie Shepp
12:24
7-4 Camera
Composed By – Vandermark*
15:42
7-5 Cruz Campo
Composed By – Vandermark*
9:28
Day Four: Thursday, March 18, 2004, Set Two
8-1 Pieces Of The Past
Composed By – Vandermark*
9:47
8-2 That Was Now
Composed By – Vandermark*
11:53
8-3 Long Term Fool
Composed By – Vandermark*
9:57
8-4 Strata
Composed By – Vandermark*
11:25
8-5 Silverlization/Volunteered Slavery
Composed By – Roland Kirk
11:45
8-6 The Bridge [Encore]
Composed By – Sonny Rollins
7:37
Day Five: Friday, March 19, 2004, Set One
9-1 Conquistador, Part 2
Composed By – Cecil Taylor
8:26
9-2 Knock Yourself Out
Composed By – Vandermark*
7:22
9-3 Vandermark
Composed By – Vandermark*
9:47
9-4 Camera
Composed By – Vandermark*
18:02
9-5 Cruz Campo
Composed By – Vandermark*
10:16
Day Five: Friday, March 19, 2004, Set Two
10-2 That Was Now
Composed By – Vandermark*
11:38
10-2 Gyllene
Composed By – Vandermark*
10:55
10-3 Telefon
Composed By – Vandermark*
9:49
10-4 Ken's Final Speach 2:03
10-5 Six Of One
Composed By – Vandermark*
22:49
10-6 Other Cuts [Encore]
Composed By – Vandermark*
13:42
10-7 The Black And Crazy Blues
Composed By – Roland Kirk
8:20
Jam Session One, Wednesday, March 17, 2004
11-1 Free Jam 1
Composed By – B.B.Oleś*, Bishop*, Vandermark*, M.Oleś*
11:35
11-2 Free Jam 2
Composed By – B.B.Oleś*, Bishop*, Vandermark*, M.Oleś*
5:17
11-3 Free Jam 3
Composed By – Rempis*, Vandermark*, M.Oleś*, Daisy*
12:27
11-4 East Broadway Run Down / Elephantasy/Complete Communion (
Composed By – Don Cherry, Sonny Rollins
11:17
11-5 Theme For Alchemia
Composed By – Rempis*, Vandermark*, Kessler*, Daisy*
8:55
11-6 Bemsha Swing
Composed By – Thelonious Monk
10:54
Jam Session Two, Thursday, March 18, 2004
12-1 Round Trip
Composed By – Ornette Coleman
22:50
12-2 Free Jam 5
Composed By – Bishop*, Vandermark*, Kessler*, M.Oleś*
17:38
12-3 Free Jam 6
Composed By – B.B.Oleś*, Bishop*, Vandermark*, M.Oleś*
12:26
12-4 Togo
Composed By – Ed Blackwell
4:09
12-5 Lonely Woman
Composed By – Ornette Coleman
8:53

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whiskydrinker

whiskydrinker

May 4, 2016
Live document of the extraordinary musical event during five nights stand at Alchemia club in Cracow, Poland in March 2004. Limited edition release: all box sets are individually numbered. Each box set includes 12 CD’s and booklet with comprehensive essays, interviews and reviews in Polish and English languages. Exquisite packaging includes 3 x 4-disc units, each housed in a different 4-color folio. Absolutely unique design, five different covers and more!

I consider the five night stand by the Vandermark 5 at Alchemia in Krakow, Poland from March 15 -19, 2004, to be one of the highlights of my career. — Ken Vandermark
Ken Vandermark – reeds | Dave Rempis – saxophones | Jeb Bishop – trombone | Kent Kessler – double bass | Tim Daisy – drums | Marcin Oleś (on #11, 12 only) – double bass | Bartłomiej Brat Oleś (on #11, 12 only) – drums