We shall not cease from exploration and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know it for the first time.
T S Eliot
released July 4, 2009
Julien Wilson - Saxophones / Bass Recorder / Buttons
Stephen Magnusson - Guitars / Knobs
Barney McAll - Piano / Keyboards / Chucky
Mark Helias - Basses
Jim Black - Drums / Percussion / Toys
Tracks 1, 2, 6, 8, & 9 written by Julien Wilson
Tracks 3, 5, 11 & 12 written by Stephen Magnusson
Tracks 4, 7 & 10 written by Julien Wilson, Stephen Magnusson, Barney McAll, Jim Black
Recorded January 2007 @ Systems 2 Studios, Brooklyn.
Engineer: Joe Marciano
Assistant Engineer: Max Ross
Produced by Julien Wilson
Mixed by Philip Rex & Julien Wilson
Mastered by Philip Rex
Photography & manipulation: Zen Mejglo
This project would not have been possible without the generous assistance of the Freedman Foundation.
Special thanks to Barney, Jim, Mark, Phil, Zen, Nancy, Joe, Max & Andrew.
Steve and Julien would also like to thank our families, Justine, Kira, Azza, Bere, Roberto, Brooks, Tim Hunt, Kellie, Zach & Kylie, Jen & Elias, George Schuller, Jim Matheus, Garzoli, Lesley, Sheena, Peter, Dick Letts, Sarah Howell, and Kathy and Laurence Freedman.
Langsam and No Not Yet are for Gary.
Everybody Happy is for Afro-Pops.
Jlien plays a hand made mouthpiece by Mark Spencer & RW reeds.
In addition to composing for and running his own trio and quartet, Julien co-leads assumptions, Cool's Cool and Snag, and is
a regular member of Ishish, Rumberos, the Black Arm Band, Bennetts Lane Big Band, Twelve Tone Diamonds, Los Cabrones and the Jex Saarelaht Quartet....more