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(FMP CD 61)
An all-star large ensemble album by the Berlin Contemporary Jazz Orchestra, featuring a who's who of great international players including Evan Parker, Paul Lovens, and Aki Takase. Composed and conducted by Alexander von Schlippenbach, these richly detailed tunes deliver both adventurous textures and unexpected swing.
The Berlin Contemporary Jazz Orchestra
conducted by Aki Takase and Alexander von Schlippenbach
Henry Lowther: trumpet
Thomas Heberer: trumpet
Axel Dörner: trumpet
Tilmann Dehnhard: flute, piccolo flute, tenor saxophone
Darcy Hepner: alto saxophone
Evan Parker: soprano & tenor saxophone
Walter Gauchel: tenor saxophone
Claas Willecke: flute, baritone saxophone
Jörg Huke: trombone
Marc Boukouya: trombone
Sören Fischer: trombone
Utz Zimmermann: bass trombone
Alexander von Schlippenbach: piano, conductor
Aki Takase: piano, conductor
Nobuyoshi Ino: double bass
Paul Lovens: drums, percussion
Recorded on July 10th and 11th, 1993, at the RIAS Berlin, Studio 10.
Recording team: Hans Martin, Ralph Seidler, Barbara Rüger.
Mastered by Jonas Bergler.
Produced by Alexander von Schlippenbach and Jost Gebers.