mutable 17515-2 Solo [3]


Roscoe Mitchell

Roscoe Mitchell, sopranino, soprano, alto, tenor and bass saxophones, percussion cage.
    CD 1 Tech Ritter and the Megabytes
  1. The little big horn 2 (04.29); for Bb bass and Eb sopranino saxophones
  2. November 18, 2000 (19.48); for Bb soprano saxophone, recorded live at November Music, Essen, Germany
  3. 1999/2002 (08.46); for flute and percussion cage
  4. Tech Ritter and the Megabytes/Improvisation (02.22); for two altos, tenor and bass saxophones
  5. November 17, 2000 (18.33); for Bb soprano saxophone, recorded live at November Music, Gent, Belgium
  6. A dim distant world (03.30); for percussion cage
  7. Tech Ritter and the Megabytes/Composition (02.15); for alto, soprano, tenor and bass saxophones
    CD 2 Solar flares for alto saxophone
  1. Nemus (07.00)
  2. Beyond Neptune (05.10)
  3. The Kyper Belt (06.51)
  4. Miranda (07.00)
  5. As the sun went down he would look up (05.03)
  6. Icy pearls (01.18)
  7. The great red spot (10.29)
  8. The forgotten players of the solar system (04.41)
  9. Methane snow (02.01)
  10. Frozen in time (04.47)
    CD 3 The percussion cage and music on the go
  1. Horn bell and drum (01.40)
  2. Clear pictures (02.38)
  3. The park (03.58)
  4. The Mercurians (02.26)
  5. Clocks (02.43)
  6. A surface covered with cracks (04.12)
  7. Meteor (02.58)
  8. Rings (01.52)
  9. Some flowers were seen (02.13)
  10. Rock number 84001 (02.19)
  11. An ambiguous sign of life (02.50)
  12. On rolling hills (04.42)
  13. Jump (01.31)
  14. Green sky (00.43)
  15. One two and red blew (01.25)
  16. Truly (03.05)
  17. It was only a nebula away (05.27)
  18. Next stop Titan (02.15)
  19. At Corona's end (02.18)
  20. Dust (03.35)
  21. Sailing (02.53)
Apart from CD 1 tracks 2 and 5, all recorded at Audio for the Arts, Madison, Wisconsin in 2003.

Graphic design (front cover reproduced above) by Patrick JB Flynn.


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