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Artist: Friesen, David
Title: Structures
Format: CD
Label: ORIGIN RECORDS  ( http://originarts.com )
Catalog Number:82744
Barcode:805558274428 itemnumber=1000121914
Price: $16.98  (All prices include domestic shipping.)
Genre: JAZZ
Release Date: 11/17/2017
Availability: In Stock
Additional Musical Category Notes:
MODERN JAZZ DUOS 


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Promotional Info
International touring; 100 national & international press contacts serviced; Service to 300 jazz stations including Jazzweek reporting stations; Service print & internet jazz magazines.

(2-CD set) With 50 years of designing sublime musical architecture where risk-taking, rhythmic rapport, originality, and giving of oneself to the music are the vital ingredients, legendary bassist David Friesen has reached a creative pinnacle. The two-disc set, "Structures," highlights his capacities and his original compositions through duos with two dynamic improvisers he's partnered with over the years. Disc One offers saxophonist Joe Manis and Friesen in a live duo performance in Ukraine while on tour in early 2017. On Disc Two, David carries on with an eclectic musical relationship started back when master guitarist Larry Koonse was still a student. Together they have created an intimate album, sharing conversations full of vitality, warmth, and great musical respect. •"Few solo musicians on any instrument have made music as powerful and deeply moving as David Friesen." - Oakland Tribune •"One of the most eminent exponents of the instrument, he maintains an astonishing level of virtuosity." - Los Angeles Times

Track Listing
Disc One - Duets with Joe Manis

 1. 
[4:41]  Wrinkle 

 2. 
[4:56]  Basic Strategy    

 3. 
[5:11]  Brilliant Heart

 4. 
[2:56]  Martin’s balcony 

 5. 
[3:26]  Left Field Blues 

 6. 
[3:41]  New Hope

 7. 
[4:45]  Roof Tops 

 8. 
[6:11]  Seam Line 

 9. 
[6:14]  Going Forth

10. 
[8:16]  Lament for the Lost/Procession 

Disc Two - Duets with Larry Koonse

 1. 
[4:12]  Make Believe 

 2. 
[4:16]  New Hope 

 3. 
[3:45]  Romantic 

 4. 
[4:18]  Quietly Unfolding 

 5. 
[4:25]  Alaskan Waters 

 6. 
[5:20]  Undisclosed 

 7. 
[4:05]  At Last, At Rest 

 8. 
[3:58]  Passage 

 9. 
[4:07]  My Faith, My Life 


Performers on this Album
DAVID FRIESEN - hemage bass
JOE MANIS - tenor & soprano saxophone (Disc One)
LARRY KOONSE - guitar (Disc Two)
Additional Technical Information Available For This Album
Release Format: CD         
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