GEORGE RUSSELL
CONTENPORARY JAZZ / BIG BAND ORCHESTRA 1989
GEORGE RUSSELL'S LIVING TIME ORCHESTRA: THE LONDON CONCERT
LABEL BLEU, LBLC 6527/8(CD)
(C)1989 MAISON DE LA CULTURE D'AMIENS
(P)1990 LABEL BLEU-BP 0631-80006 AMIENS CEDEX
RECORDED: AUGUST 28-31, 1989
RELEASED: 1990, FRANCE
CREDITS (productions) :
Produced by Maison de la Culture D'Amiens
Executive Producer: Michel Orier; Production Assistant: Martine Patrice
Musical Producers: Brat Hatfield, Pat Hollenbeck
Recorded live at Ronnie Scott's Club, London, August 28-31, 1989
Chris Lewis, Recording Engineer, with concert sound by Dave Kent
Digital Mixing Engineer: John Nagy; Assistant Mixing Engineer: Brian Connel
Technical Advisors: Bill Bookheim, Jock Millgardh
Mixed at Soundtruck Studios, Boston
Sleeve Designer: Jacques Leclercq-K
Photographies: Guy Le Querrec (C)Magnum
Andy Sheppard courtesy of Antilles Records
CREDITS (musicians) :
composer, leader: George Russell
trumpet: Stuart Brooks, Ian Carr, Mark Chandler
trombone: Pete Beachill
bass trombone: Ashley Slater
saxophone: Andy Sheppard (tenor & soprano saxophone)
Chris Biscoe (alto & soprano saxophone, clarinet)
Pete Hurt (baritone & tenor saxophone, bass clarinet, flute)
keyboards: Brad Hatfield, Steve Lodder
Fender bass: Bill Urmson
guitar: David Fiuczynski
drums: Steve Johns
percussion: Dave Adams
TRACKS :
DISC 1 (total time 54:16) :
1. La Folia: The Roccella Variations (10:21) [Ben Schwendener, George Russell]
Solo Order: Andy Sheppard, David Fiuczynski, Mark Chandler
2. Uncommon Ground (21:35) [George Russell]
Part 1 (11:04) - Solo Order: Chris Biscoe, Andy Sheppard, David Fiuczynski, Pete Beachill, Sheppard
Part 2 (10:31) - Solo Order: Brad Hatfield, Chris Biscoe, (joined by Sheppard and Fiuczynski), Hatfield, Sheppard, Biscoe and Sheppard, (joined by Fiuczynski)
3. Electronic Sonata for Souls Love by Nature-Events XI-XV (19:38) [George Russell]
Events XIII and XIV based on Themes, by Jan Garbarek
Solo Order: Andy Sheppard, David Fiuczynski, Pete Beachill, Mark Chandler, Ian Carr, (electric trumpet). Rap for Today in the U.S.A. written and Performed by George Russell
4. Listen to the Silence: Acknowledgements (2:12) [George Russell]
Closing announcement: Ronnie Scott
DISC 2 (total time 37:07) :
1. Struggle of the Magicians (6:52) [Mark White]
Solo Order: Brad Hatfield, Mark Chandler, Pete Beachill, David Fiuczynski
2. Six Aesthetic Gravities (19:35) [George Russell]
Orchestration by Pat Hollenbeck
Solo Order: Andy Sheppard, David Fiuczynski, Sheppard, Chris Biscoe, Sheppard, Biscoe
3. So What (10:15) [Miles Davis, arranged by George Russell]
Solo Order: Andy Sheppard, Ian Carr, George Russell (RX5)
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