Emanem 4115 A new distance


Spontaneous Music Ensemble

John Stevens, small drum set, mini-trumpet; Roger Smith, Spanish guitar; John Butcher, soprano and tenor saxophones; Neil Metcalfe, flute (tracks 8, 10).

  1. Spoken introduction (01.26)
  2. Stig (25.34)
  3. So this is official (03.59)
  4. Tape delight (06.07)
  5. Uneasy options (09.45)
  6. A certain elegance (04.14)
  7. Spoken introduction (01.01)
  8. Peripheral vision (03.59)
  9. Spoken interlude (00.50)
  10. With hindsight (03.29)
  11. Spoken conclusion (02.24)
Tracks 1 and 2 recorded at Conway Hall, London at the 3rd Annual LMC Festival, 28 May 1994; tracks 3-6 recorded at an LMC Benefit Concert at The Red Rose on 9 January 1994; tracks 7-11 recorded in London on 20 February 1993.

Cover drawing (reproduced above) by John Stevens.

Tracks 1-6 originally issued in 1995 as Acta 8.


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