Henry Threadgill

Double Up, Plays Double Up Plus (PI 75)

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Double Up, Plays Double Up Plus

Henry Threadgill

Pi Recordings

808713007527

PIR 152935

PI 75

JAZZ

1

CD 14,99 €

DIGIPACK EDITION

"Double Up, Plays Double Up Plus" features Ensemble Double Up, who first appeared on Old Locks and Irregular Verbs, which was voted the best jazz album of 2016 in both the NPR and Jazz Times Critics Polls. The New York Times declared that release “just as easy to picture in Pulitzer contention” and NPR called it “a masterpiece.” On board are holdovers Davila (tuba), Hoffman (cello), Filiu (alto saxophone, alto flute), Macdonald (alto saxophone), Weinrib (drums, percussion), but this time featuring the remarkable three-concert grand pianos of David Virelles, David Bryant and Luis Perdomo. The interaction between the three pianists lie at the heart of this piece, performing an intricate contrapuntal dance of varying attack, register, and density.

PERSONNEL:

CURTIS MACDONALD, alto sax
ROMAN FILIÚ, alto sax, alto flute
DAVID VIRELLES, piano
LOUIS PERDOMO, piano
DAVID BRYANT, piano
CHRISTOPHER HOFFMAN, cello
JOSE DAVILA, tuba
CRAIG WEINRIB, drums

TRACKS:

01. Is Up
02. Clear And Distinct From The Other A
03. Clear And Distinct From The Other B
04. Clear And Distinct