Since the politically and culturally turbulent 60s, the word liberation has been incorporated into titles of collectives--remember the radical Symbionese Liberation Army" and the certainly less violent, but still highly influential Liberation Orchestra" of bassist Charlie Haden? Even song and album titles from groups as diverse as The Pet Shop Boys and Earth, Wind and Fire have glommed the word for appropriate thematic effect. Perhaps people everywhere just wanna be free, as The Rascals sang back when. Louisville-based Saxophonist Jacob Duncan's Liberation Prophecy" ensemble offers up some very interesting out-of-box and envelope-pushing fare in Invisible House. This ...read more
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