Tony Malaby’s Apparitions launches “Voladores” (CF 165)

coverAt Cornelia Street Cafe on december 12th

Tony Malaby, tenor saxophone;  Drew Gress, bass;  Tom Rainey, drums;  John Hollenbeck, drums 
Tony Malaby’s Apparitions featuring two drummers — Tom Rainey and John Hollenbeck — along with a bassist, Drew Gress

…..”The process began a couple of years ago when he performed several times with two drummers and loved it: “It’s just the most comfortable couch, or like taking a warm bath, just being surrounded by that sound and falling into it.” He soon knew who the band was going be; having played together a lot in various other combinations, they already had a shared vocabulary to build on. They worked with Tony’s structural concepts more than with written-out compositions: “I decided to try to create platforms for my favorite ‘zones’ that we’d developed or would hit on. So for example, a multi-layered zone where the four of us are each playing in our own pulse or dimension in time, or a very transparent zone where it’s cymbals/mallets/brushes and I’m playing flute-like and Drew’s playing arco. And the question is: how am I going to get this into a composition, how am I going to structure it?”
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