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Ride the Wind Roscoe Mitchell

  • Canada Council for the Arts

Acclaimed musician/composer Roscoe Mitchell continues his textural elaborations of the Conversations recordings with Craig Taborn and Kikanju Baku. Ride the Wind is a collaboration with the Montréal-Toronto Art Orchestra, an extraordinary group of improvising musicians. The ensemble consists of 6 woodwind, piano, vibraphone, tuba, 2 each of trumpet, trombone, viola, string bass and drums. Mitchell joins the orchestra on sopranino saxophone for They Rode For Them - part 2. The ensemble had 4 days of rehearsal and concerts in Montreal and Toronto before venturing into the recording studio.

Ride the Wind

Roscoe Mitchell

Montréal-Toronto Art Orchestra

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