Dave Douglas & Keystone: Spark Of Being (3CD Box) Release Day


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On April 24th, 2010, Dave Douglas and experimental filmmaker Bill Morrison unveiled their multimedia collaboration, Spark Of Being, at Stanford University. On film, it stands as a reinterpretation of the Frankenstein myth using new, archival, and distressed footage. The themes, penned by Douglas for his Grammy-nominated band Keystone, integrate electronics seamlessly into the improvised music, piecing sounds and movement together to make three strikingly different creatures.

CD 1: SOUNDTRACK is literally the soundtrack to the film by Bill Morrison.

CD 2: EXPAND contains the 'straight' performances of themes written for the film.

CD 3: BURST includes themes recorded at the session that did not appear in the film. Ships with limited edition box set packaging and a full-color 22-pg booklet with extensive liner notes.

Keystone is Dave Douglas, trumpet; Marcus Strickland, tenor saxophone; Adam Benjamin, fender rhodes; Brad Jones, ampeg baby bass; Gene Lake, drums; DJ Olive, turntables/laptop.


Available as a gift for your subscription to Greenleaf Music. Your subscription also includes access to stream the full Greenleaf catalog, over 10 hours of unreleased downloads, free comp tickets to shows, store discounts, and so much more. Read on.


The second piece of the trilogy, Expand, is available as a limited-run, hand-numbered, virgin vinyl LP. Get it while it's hot!

Check out audio from all of these albums at greenleafmusic.com.

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