Intakt CD 181 The master and the rain


Tommy Meier Root Down

Tommy Meier, bass clarinet, zurna; Russ Johnson, trumpet; Marco von Orelli, trumpet; Co Streiff, alto saxophone; Peter Landis, tenor and baritone saxophone; Hans Anliker, trombone; Michael Flury, trombone; Irène Schweizer, piano; Hans-Peter Pfammatter, keyboards; Luca Sisera, bass; Flo Goette, electric bass; Fredi Flükiger, drums, rain percussion; Trixa Arnold, turntables; Stephan Thelen, guitar (tracks 4, 9); Jan Schlegel, electric bass (tracks 4, 9); Herber Kramis, bass (tracks 4, 9); Marco Käppeli, drums (tracks 4, 9); Peter Schärli, trumpet (tracks 4, 9); Andi Marti, trombone (track 4); Jürg Wickihalder, soprano saxophone (track 4); Chris Wiesendanger, keyboards (track 4).

  1. Ogoni (06.51)
  2. The forbidden land (02.49)
  3. No agreement (09.18)
  4. Camel dance (04.00)
  5. The veil (01.47)
  6. The root (04.29)
  7. Across the sands (02.48)
  8. The bride (06.33)
  9. The rain part II (05.49)
  10. Jackals, children, everything (04.15)
  11. Invocation (02.55)
  12. Colonial mentality (08.38)
  13. The master (09.55)
Recorded at Jazzclub Moods, Zürich on 6/7 December 2009 and 12 March 2007 (track 4); track 9 recorded 30 August 2008 at Jazzfestival Willisau.

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


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