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Artist: Collier, Tom
Title: Impulsive Illuminations
Format: CD
Label: ORIGIN RECORDS  ( http://originarts.com )
Catalog Number:82725
Barcode:805558272523 itemnumber=1000120101
Price: $15.98  (All prices include domestic shipping.)
Genre: JAZZ
Release Date: 11/18/2016
Availability: In Stock
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Northwest performances; Over 75 national & international press contacts serviced; Service to 300 jazz stations including CMJ and Jazzweek reporting stations; Service print & internet jazz magazines.

For his eighth recording on Origin, vibist Tom Collier assembled a set of five improvised compositions with pianist Richard Karpen to be recorded in a trio setting. Added to the duo for each piece are several of the more empathetic and forward-looking creative musicians of the past 50 years, all who happen to be colleagues of theirs at the University of Washington, where Collier recently retired after a thirty-year career. William O. "Bill" Smith and Stuart Dempster both nurtured his thirst for improvised music in the late '60s through their contemporary music program at the UW. More recently, trumpeter Cuong Vu, guitarist Bill Frisell and drummer Ted Poor have all made dynamic contributions to the program. Here they each contribute to an album that, while abstract and complex, is also full of beauty and emotion. •"Collier...is so well-equipped academically that his sleight-of-hand solos already are a fascinating study." - Los Angeles Times

Track Listing
 1. 
Impulsive Illuminations

 2. 
Odious Mode

 3. 
Out Of The Cistern

 4. 
Ligneous Oscillations

 5. 
Discontinuous Impunity

Performers on this Album
Tom Collier - vibraphone, marimba
Richard Karpen - piano
Bill Frisell - electric guitar
Stuart Dempster - trombone, didjeridu
William O. "Bill" Smith - clarinet
Cuong Vu - trumpet
Ted Poor - drums
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Release Format: CD         
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