Evan Parker: September Winds (2002)
September Winds was recorded in an empty water reservoir on the Zürichberg (which is located in Zurich, Switzerland)...built in 1922 and standing empty for nearly thirty years. The acoustics are unique, perfectly unbalanced and heterogeneous: ideal conditions for improvising musicians. This space produces tones and vibrations which undergo their multi-faceted transformations in the reservoir, sometimes just dying away.
These two discs are for the serious avant-garde listener. The horn quintet stands alone without bass or drums, and each player invokes his own remarkable ability to trade tight free improvisations.
Track Listing: Disc 1 1. Spar Sam 2. Hallo Heino 3. Winds 4. Insects-part 1 5. Solopark 6. Blackwood 7. Anlipark 8. Blown Chairs 9. Sagssolo 10. Insects- part 2 11. Red Points 12. tar a got Disc 2 Almost one hour
Personnel: Hans Anliker, Trombone; Evan Parker , Soprano & Tenor saxophone; Peter A. Schmid, Clarinet, Bass & Contrabass Clarinet, Soprano Saxophone, Wooden Flute; Reto Senn, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Taragot; Jurg Solothurnmann, Alto & Soprano Saxophone
Record Label: Creative Works Records
Style: Modern Jazz