Mutable/Big Red Media 001 Celestial green monster


Fred Ho/The Green Monster Big Band

Fred Ho, baritone saxophone; Bobby Zankel, alto saxphone; Jim Hobbs, alto saxophone; Hafez Modirzadeh, tenor saxophone; Salim Washington, tenor saxophone; Stanton Davis, trumpet; Brian Kilpatrick, trumpet; Samir El-Amin, trumpet; Taylor Ho Bynum, cornet; Robert Pilkington, trombone; Marty Wehner, trombone; Richard Harper, trombone; Earl McIntyre, contrabass trombone; David Harris, contrabass trombone; Art Hirahara, piano, electronic keyboard; Wes Brown, electric and acoustic bass; Royal Hartigan, drum set; Abraham Gomez-Delgado, vocals (tracks 2-6); Haleh Abghari, vocals (tracks 2-6); Mary Halverson, electric guitar (tracks 2-6).
  1. Spiderman theme (02.17)

  2. In-a-gadda-da-vida
  3. Blue planet, my love (06.50)
  4. Journey to the dark heart, enter the serpents of stratification (02.44)
  5. Mastodon, my friend (00.44)
  6. Where angels, mastodons, sabertooths and whales fear to tread (01.27)
  7. The tipping point of no return (04.11)
  8. Liberation genesis (06.53)
  9. Blues to the freedom fighters (09.54)

  10. The struggle for a new world suite
  11. Part of the solution, NOT part of the problem (02.30)
  12. Original, organic and African (09.28)
  13. Battleground earth blues (06.14)
  14. Patience, passion and praxis (03.07)
  15. Up against the wall *$%&@# gods of corporate profit! (01.37)
  16. Paper tigers are real scaredy cats (06.28)
  17. Guerillas gone wild (09.13)
Recorded at Systems Two, Brooklyn, NY on 17 December 2008.

Cover photograph (front cover reproduced above) by Robert Adam Mayer; design by Carin Fortin.


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