Ride the Wind

Roscoe Mitchell / Montréal-Toronto Art Orchestra

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.

  • Canada Council for the Arts

CD (NCD 40)

  • Label: Nessa Records
  • NCD 40
  • 2018
  • UCC 827020004029
  • Jewel case
  • 125 mm × 142 mm × 10 mm
  • 100 g

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