“Emir of Hamadan” (by Pat Murano and Tom Carter)
We could talk about an improviser’s ability to listen to the other players around them and how important it is to crossing the line between jamming and spontaneous composition… But instead, we should dwell for 49 minutes on the idea of a person being at the top of their game. It is not an expression used in music very much, but it applies here. A musician can have many peaks at various points in their relationship to sound. At these moments, they are masters… wizards… conjuring other worlds almost immediately. This session documents a moment when two such musicians crossed paths…
Mastered by Patrick Klem.