Acclaimed musician/composer Roscoe Mitchell continues his textural elaborations of the "Conversations" recordings with Craig Taborn and Kikanju Baku. "Ride the Wind" is a collaboration with the Montreal - Toronto Art Orchestra, an extraordinary group of improvising musicians. The ensemble consists of 6 woodwind, piano, vibraphone, tuba, 2 each of trumpet, trombone, viola, string bass and drums. Mitchell joins the orchestra on sopranino saxophone for "They Rode For Them - part 2". The ensemble had 4 days of rehearsal and concerts in Montreal and Toronto before venturing into the recording studio.