With Gary Peacock and Jack DeJohnette, live in 2001 — this trio at its peak — kicking off with a Cole Porter and closing with a heart-rending solo piano reading of It’s All In The Game.
Marimba, bowed vibraphone and waterphone, hang, bells, gongs, cymbals, magic drum, log drum, sheep bells, Indian cowbells, udu drum, various drums and metal-utensils… with Jan Garbarek.
With Ustad Fateh Ali Khan singing; Ustad Shaukat Hussain, tabla; Ustad Nazim Ali Khan, sarangi; Deepika Thathaal, voice; Manu Katche, drums.
With Miroslav Vitous and Roy Haynes in 1981 — improvisations and a portion of Monk.
Mark Turner, tenor and soprano saxophones; Larry Grenadier, double-bass; Jeff Ballard, drums.
Dusting off Armenian, Greek, Arabic, Kurdish, Assyrian, Persian, Caucasian roots — and ‘a stillness that has not been darkened at all, and has the degree of density that leaves the Gurdjieffian silence immaculate.’
Based on recordings by John Abercrombie, Miroslav Vitous, Louis Sclavis, Bennie Maupin, Paul Motian, Arvo Part and co.
Engrossing, luminous, abstract pianism from Evan Parker, Roscoe Mitchell cohort.
Violin or hardanger fiddle, piano or harmonium duets: moody, contemplative, melodic crossings of Norwegian folk and classical in the manner of its nineteenth century muse. Recommended.
Piano — invoking Mal Waldron and Debussy both — with clarinet, double bass, drums.
Polish piano trio lining up Ornette, Hermeto Pascoal, Hans Eisler, Paul Bley and Fran Landesman alongside five of its leader’s compositions.