Monday, February 13, 2017

George Russell with RAI Big Band : Living Time recorded live on 6 June 1980 at Anfiteatro La Quercia del Tasso [an open air theatre], Roma, ITALY fm>flac

George Russell, pianoforte and conduction
Lew Soloff, trumpet
Bobo Stenson, pianoforte
J.F. Jenny Clarke, double bass
Keith Copeland, drums (and NOT Alan Dawson)
Alice Norbury, conduction on tracks 8-13
* RAI Big Band
saxophones, clarinets and flutes - Baldo Maestri, Sal Genovese, Beppe Carrieri, Gianni Oddi, Carlo Metallo
trumpets - Cicci Santucci, Doriano Beltrame, Oscar Valdambrini, Nino Culasso
trombones - Gennaro Baldino, Giancarlo Beccattini, Marco Pellacani, Dino Piana
vibraphone - Carlo Zoffoli.  guitar - Pino Rucher.  contrabass - Maurizio Majorana
[they are maybe NOT playing in this occasion, but part of the orchestra were also Alfredo Santoloci (saxes), Michele Lacerenza (trumpet), Roberto Pregadio (piano), Roberto Zappulla (drums), Sergio Coppetelli (guitar)]

one of the few shows organized by the Italian RAI during 1980 (see included original bill) from an idea of Pasquale Santoli to unite some famed soloists with RAI Big Band, on this occasion composer George Russell plays some of his pieces, from the forties to late seventies, with then newly composed Time Spiral... Also included in the folder as track 00 a short radio introduction in ITALIAN with bio notes and commentaries - this intro runs for 2'03", you can skip downloading it if you don't understand italian.

(00 radio introduction by Ghigi di Paola)
01- spoken intro by Russell
02- Ezz-thetic
03- spoken intro by Russell
04- Two Dimensions
05- spoken intro by Russell
06- All About Rosie
07- spoken intro by Russell
08- Living Time: Event 5
09- Living Time: Event 6
10- spoken intro by Russell
11- Time Spiral, pt.1
12- Time Spiral, pt.2
13- Time Spiral, coda
14- radio outros

running time : 84'58" (without radio intro and outro)
WITH radio intros/outros, it would be 87'42"

Lineage (FM > Hard Disc > web):
ITT HiFi4060 Tuner > Audacity 2.0  via  Asus A7S333 C-Media CMI8738/C3DX soundcard > 44100hz/16bit .aup > flac's (level 8) > webtorrenting
folder size : 638 mb 


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bhowani bhowani said...

Fantastic ! Thanks a lot, Upkerry !