MATTHEW SHIPP QUARTET

OUR LADY OF THE FLOWERS

Sabir Mateen, William Parker, Matthew Shipp, Gerald Cleaver.

17€ Single CD

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MATTHEW SHIPP QUARTET
DECLARED ENEMY
OUR LADY OF THE FLOWERS

Matthew Shipp: piano
Sabir Mateen: tenor saxophone, clarinet
William Parker: double bass
Gerald Cleaver: drums

2006: «ROGUEART» released SALUTE TO 1000001 STARS (Rog – 0004) with a Genet text read by French actor Denis Levant & music written & played by Matthew Shipp & this same quartet he assembled for that occasion which he called Declared Enemy – continuing with that homage Shipp has chosen to name this cd after Genet’s in/famous novel Our Lady of The Flowers > here are duos, trios & solos selected/composed by Shipp, the totality of which, represents his further feelings & involvement with Genet’s work as well as his own ideas of individual & group voicing & expression. Steve Dalachinsky, excerpt from the liner notes

All compositions by Matthew Shipp

Recorded by Jim Clouse on June 13th 2013 at Park West Studio, Brooklyn, New York, NY, USA Mixing and mastering: Jim Clouse
Liner notes: Steve Dalachinsky
Photographs: «ROGUEART»
Cover design: Max Schoendorff
Cover realisation: David Bourguignon
Producer: Michel Dorbon

Track list
  1. Atomic Note (7:03)
  2. New Tension (5:18)
  3. A Different Plane (7:38)
  4. From the Beyond (8:27)
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  5. Silence Blooms (4:24)
  6. Irrational (6:46)
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  7. Our Lady of the Flowers (11:03)
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  8. Gasp (7:41)
  9. Cosmic Joke (8:56)
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