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released August 12, 2016
Adam Rudolph: Udu Drum, Hand Drums, Thumb Pianos, Talking Drum, Bendir, Selya Flute, Balafon, Brekete, Tajida, Naqqara, El. Keyboards, Gongs, Cymbals, Percussion
Hamid Drake: Trap Drums, Vocal, Def, Tumba, Bendir
Ralph Jones: Soprano & Tenor Saxophone, C and Alto Flute, Bass Clarinet, Bassoon, Piano, Shenai, Ney, Bamboo Flutes
Federico Ramos: Acoustic Guitar, Charango, 'Ud, Bamboo Flutes
All compositions by Adam Rudolph except Bardo, Spiral, Nascence, Primal Iridescence, and Jumpover by Rudolph & the ensemble
Light Upon Light by Drake & the ensemble dedicated to Shaykh Nur-al Jerrahi (Lex Hilton)
Mirto by Ramos & the ensemble
Midnight by Jones & Rudolph
Migration Music BMI
Recorded live in studio on March 11 & 12, 1997 at Stagg Street Studios by Gary Denton
Additional recording by Adam Rudolph
Mixed at El Dorado Studios by Brian Carlstrom
Mastered at Pacific Coast Sound Works by Mark Waldrep
Concert photo by Roger Burns
Artwork and poetry by Adam Rudolph
Design & layout by Kam
Produced by Adam Rudolph
Dedicated to our friend and teacher Don Cherry
A Special Thank You to Yusef Lateef and Ngakpa Chögyam Rinpoche
If on a summers night
All moments hence
If in repose
after rain showers song
Ah, steam rises
from concretes heat
misting in the dark.
Lungs expand and contract.
caresses each and every one
being human being
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