William Parker : Quartet* / Quintet* / Sextet* / Septet* / Ensemble*Wood Flute Songs. Anthology / Live 2006-2012

William Parker - Wood Flute Songs. Anthology / Live 2006-2012 album cover
Label:AUM Fidelity – AUM080-87
8 x CD
Box Set, Limited Edition
Style:Free Jazz, Free Improvisation


Oakland, California, Yoshi's (1st Set) May 24, 2006
1-1William Parker QuartetTears For The Children Of Rwanda25:12
1-2William Parker QuartetPetit Oiseau15:01
1-3William Parker QuartetGroove #714:19
1-4William Parker QuartetHopi Spirits14:44
Oakland, California, Yoshi's (2nd Set) May 24, 2006
2-1William Parker QuartetWood Flute Song21:14
2-2William Parker QuartetAlphaville / Daughter's Joy / The Golden Bell42:37
2-3William Parker QuartetMalachi's Mode11:47
Houston, Texas, DiverseWorks (1st Set) April 7, 2007
3-1William Parker QuartetGroove #711:14
3-2William Parker QuartetHawaii9:32
3-3William Parker QuartetBroken Roofs / Green Paper12:57
3-4William Parker QuartetHamid's Groove / Daughter's Joy21:17
3-5William Parker QuartetMalachi's Mode7:00
3-6William Parker QuartetCorn Meal Dance2:51
Oakland, California, Yoshi's (1st Set) May 24, 2006
3-7William Parker QuartetCorn Meal Dance8:49
Houston, Texas, DiverseWorks (2nd Set) April 7, 2007
4-1William Parker QuartetO'Neil's Porch9:52
4-2William Parker QuartetRed Desert9:15
4-3William Parker QuartetOjibway Song14:31
4-4William Parker QuartetSunrise In The Tone World6:25
4-5William Parker QuartetThe Square Sun7:12
4-6William Parker QuartetEtchings9:39
4-7William Parker QuartetAscent Of The Big Spirit8:38
Oakland, California, Yoshi's (2nd Set) May 24, 2006
4-8William Parker QuartetMoon8:58
Light Cottage Draped In A Curtain Of Blues
5-1William Parker SeptetO'Neil's Porch13:42
5-2William Parker SeptetDaughter's Joy11:35
5-3William Parker SeptetGilmore's Hat7:14
5-4William Parker SeptetDeep Flower / Ascent Of The Big Spirit17:11
5-5William Parker SeptetWood Flute Song6:10
5-6William Parker Creation EnsembleChicago9:05
6-1William Parker Creation EnsemblePsalm For Billy Bang6:08
6-2William Parker Creation EnsembleAll I Want2:40
6-3William Parker Creation EnsembleEarth In Pain19:03
6-4William Parker Creation EnsembleDeep Flower22:46
6-5William Parker Creation EnsembleWood Flute Song18:55
Friday Afternoon
7-1Raining On The Moon3+3 = Jackie McLean13:33
7-2Raining On The MoonMy Name Is Peace13:40
7-3Raining On The MoonLate Man Of This Planet9:01
7-4Raining On The MoonFor Abbey Lincoln16:05
7-5Raining On The MoonBoom Boom Bang Bang14:38
7-6Raining On The MoonSweet Breeze5:05
Kalaparusha On The Edge Of The Horizon
8-1In Order To SurviveAquixo Waiting At Dark Corridor9:01
8-2In Order To SurviveFalling Promise9:30
8-3In Order To SurviveSlipping Into The Light6:40
8-4In Order To SurviveShadows Arms Waving15:06
8-5In Order To SurviveTheme For Rondo Hattan16:50
Box Set Bonus Tracks
8-6Raining On The MoonPrayer-Improv5:53
8-7Raining On The MoonGreat Spirit6:44

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Tracks 1-1 to 1-4, 2-1 to 2-3, 3-7, 4-8: Multi-track recording at Yoshi's, Oakland, CA, May 24, 2006 by all good folks of KFJC 89.7FM,
Tracks 3-1 to 3-6, 4-1 to 4-7: Multi-track recording at DiverseWorks, Houston, TX, April 7, 2007. Concert presented by Nameless Sound,
Tracks 5-1 to 5-5: Multi-track recording at Angel Orensanz Foundation, NYC, June 15, 2009. This world premiere was the finale of Vision Festival XIV. Concert presented by Arts For Art,
Tracks 5-6 to 6-5: Recorded in Geneva, Switzerland at AMR Jazz Festival, AMR/Sud des Alpes, April 6, 2011. Multi-track recording & mix by the engineers of RTS/Radio Télévision Suisse. Concert presented by AMR at AMR Jazz Festival 2011,
Tracks 7-1 to 7-6: Multi-track recording at La Sala Rossa, Montreal, Quebec, June 9, 2012. This concert was part of Suoni Per il Popolo 2012, and was co-presented with AUM Fidelity.
Tracks 8-1 to 8-5: Multi-track recording at Roulette, Brooklyn, June 12, 2012. This concert was part of Vision Festival 17, and was co-presented with AUM Fidelity.
Tracks 8-6, 8-7: Box Set Bonus Tracks (!), also previously unreleased, from the sessions for the Corn Meal Dance album, January 3, 2007. Recorded at Systems Two Studio, Brooklyn.

Mixed and mastered at Sound Changes Studio.

Strictly limited edition of 1500 copies with 24 page booklet. 50 copies signed and hand numbered by William Parker.

In memory of William Walker "Billy Bang" (September 20, 1947 - April 11, 2011).

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