Intakt CD 135 Root down


Tommy Meier

Tommy Meier, tenor saxophone, bass clarinet, conduction; Peter Schärli, trumpet; Russ Johnson, trumpet (on 6); Marco von Orelli, trumpet (on 8, 9); Jürg Wickihalder, soprano saxophone; Hans Anliker, trombone; Michael Flury, trombone (8, 9); Hans Koch, bass clarinet, soprano saxophone (on 1, 4, 11); Co Streiff, alto saxophone; Peter Landis, tenor and baritone saxophone; Stephan Thelen, guitar, loops, samples; Philipp Schaufelberger, guitar (on 11); Chris Wiesendanger, keyboards; Irène Schweizer, piano; Herber Kramis, bass; Christian Weber, bass (on 1, 4); Jan Schlegel, electric bass; Fredi Flükiger, drums; Marco Käppeli, drums; Chris Jäger, percussion; Trixa Arnold, turntables; Joke Lanz, turntables (on 1, 4).

  1. The dawn part I-III (08.00)
  2. Lady (08.17)
  3. Analog/Vamp for Lady (02.03)
  4. City of noise (01.51)
  5. MRA (04.00)
  6. Kirui part I-V (12.00)
  7. The root (04.30)
  8. Makaya and the rain (07.50)
  9. The drought/Colo vamp (05.10)
  10. Zombie (06.05)
  11. Gebrselassie (09.06)
Tracks 1, 4 tecorded at Unerhört! Festival, Rote Fabrik, Zürich on 27 November 2004; track 11 at Poschiavo on 5 May 2005; tracks 2, 3 at Kiff, Aarau on 2 November 2005; all others at Moods, Zürich, 6 on 27 November 2006 and others on 15 January 2007.

Cover art (front cover reproduced above) by Tommy Meier; graphic design by Jonas Schoder.


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