domingo, 30 de julho de 2017

Carla Bley & Paul Haines – “Escalator Over The Hill” – JCOA 1003/1005 – WATT 1802


Carla Bley & Paul Haines
“Escalator Over The Hill”
JCOA 1003/1005
WATT 1802
ECM Records

Carla Bley – Organ, Celesta, Organ Calliope, Voice.
Michael Mantler – Trumpet, Voice.
Sam Brown – Acustic Guitar.
Dewey Redman – Alto Saxophone.
Jimmy Lions – Alto Saxophone.
Chris Woods – Baritone Saxophone.
Charlie Haden – Bass, Voice.
Jack Bruce – Bass, Voice.
Richard Youngstein – Bass.
Ron McClue – Bass.
Jack Jeffers – Bass Trombone, Voice.
Bill Morimando – Bells, Celesta.
Calo Scott – Cello.
Perry Robinson – Clarinet.
Souren Baronian – Clarinet.
Peggy Imig – Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone.
Roger Dawson – Congas.
Paul Motian – Drums.
Bob Carlisle – French Horn.
Sharon Freeman – French Horn.
John McLaughlin – Guitar.
Don Preston – Synthesizer, Voice.
Gato Barbieri – Tenor Saxophone.
Jimmy Knepper – Trombone.
Roswell Rudd – Trombone, Voice.
Sam Burtis – Trombone, Voice.
Don Cherry – Trumpet, Voice.
Enrico Rava – Trumpet.
John Buckingham – Tuba.
Karl Berger – Vibraphone.
Nancy Newton – Viola, Voice.
Leroy Jenkins – Violin.
Linda Ronstadt – Vocals.
Sheila Jordan – Voice.
Jeanne Lee – Voice.
Karen Mantler – Voice.
Bob Stewart – Voice.
Rosalind Hupp – Voice.
Tod Papageorge – Voice.
Viva – Voice.
Jane Blackstone – Voice.
Paul Jones – Voice.
Timothy Marquand – Voice.
Bill Leonard – Voice.
Steve Ferguson – Voice.
Eileen Hale – Voice.
Howard Johnson – Voice.
Jonathan Cott – Voice.
Pat Stewart – Voice.
Sharon Freeman – Voice.
Steve Gabhardt – Voice.
Tyrus Gerlach – Voice.
Perry Robinson – Voice.


CD.1

1 – Hotel Overture – 13:11***
2 – This Is Here – 5:56
3 – Like Animals – 1:21*
4 – Escalator Over The Hill – 4:52
5 – Stay Awake – 1:31
6 – Ginger and David – 1:39
8 – Eoth Theme . 0:35
9 – Businessmen – 5:38*
10 – Ginger and David Theme – 0:57*
11 – Why – 2:19
12 – It’s Not What You Do – 0:15
13 – Detective Winter Daughter – 3:16
14 – Doctor Why – 1:28
15 – Slow Dance – 1:50*
16 – Smalltown Agonest – 5:24

CD.2

1 – End Of Head – 0:38
2 – Over Her Head – 2:38
3 – Little Pony Soldier – 4:36
4 – Oh Say Can You Do? – 1:08
5 – Holiday In Risk – 3:09*
6 – Holiday in Risk Theme – 0:47
7 – A.I.R.(All India Radio) – 3:55
8 – Rawalpindi Blues – 12:41*
9 – End Of Rawalpindi – 9:35*
10 – End Of Animals – 1:26
11- …And It’s Again – 27:17

Duração: 2:00:22
Ano: 1971
Edição: LPs-3 / CDs – 2


Nota: As gravações do triplo álbum “Escalator Over The Hill” de Carla Bley e Paul Haines tiveram lugar em Novembro de 1968 no RCA Recording Studio, New York, por Paul Goodman; em Novembro de 1970 e Junho de 1971 no RCA Recording Studio New York, por Dick Baxter, Gus Mossler, Jim Crotty, Pat Martin, Ray Hall e Tom Brown; em Marco de 1971 no Empirical Sound at Cinematheque, New York, por Dave Jones; em Junho de 1971 no Batterfly Mobil Sound Van at The Public Theater, New York, por Karl Sjodahl, Nelson Weber, Bob Fries e Wes Wickemeyer. Mixed por Karl Sjodahl e Ray Hall. Layout de Paul McDonough. Photography de Gary Winogrand e Tod Papageorge.

“Escalator Over The Hill” foi gravado ao longo de três anos, 1968-1971, e a edição em vinil, composta por 3 LPs e um livro, teve o selo da JCOA Records e quando surgiu a edição em 2 CDs, passou a ter o selo da WATT Records, fundada por Michael Mantler e Carla Bley, à qual se juntou mais tarde Steve Swallow, que como sabemos tem na ECM Records, de Manfred Eicher, o fabricante, distribuidor e grande divulgador dos seus trabalhos discográficos, desde o seu nascimento no universo discográfico.

A Ópera de Jazz “Escalator Over The Hill” tem letra de Paul Haines e música de Carla Bley, tendo sido produzida por Michael Mantler e interpretada pelo Jazz Composer’s Orchestra.