Michael Brecker’s ‘Wide Angles’ is an album recorded on January 22 & 24, 2003 and released on September 9, 2003 by Verve.
Track Listing : 1.Broadband (Michael Brecker) – 06:45 . 2.Cool Day In Hell (Michael Brecker) – 07:51 . 3.Angle Of Repose (Michael Brecker) – 06:41 . 4.Tumbuktu (Michael Brecker) – 07:51 . 5.Night Jessamine (Michael Brecker) – 05:20 . 6.Scylla (Michael Brecker, George Whitty) – 010:39 . 7.Brexterity (Michael Brecker) – 06:39 . 8.Evening Faces (Don Grolnick) – 07:13 . 9.Modus Operandy (Michael Brecker) – 05:26 . 10.Never Alone (Michael Brecker) – 05:39
Musicians : Iain Dixon – Bass Clarinet . Robin Eubanks – Trombone . Mark Feldman – Violin, Concert Master . Erik Friedlander – Cello . Gil Goldstein – Conductor . Peter Gordon – French Horn . Joyce Hammann – Violin . Lois Martin – Viola . John Patitucci – Bass . Charles Pillow – English Horn, Oboe . Adam Rogers – Guitar . Daniel Sadownick – Percussion . Antonio Sánchez – Drums . Alex Sipiagin – Trumpet . Steve Wilson – Alto Flute
Production : Produced By Michael Brecker, Gil Goldstein . Brian Dozoretz – Assistant Engineer . Greg Galbi – Mastering . Jay Newland – Engineer, Mixing
Package : Hollis King – Art Direction . Michael Piazza – Photography . Nicholas Wilton – Illustrations
Recorded Between January 22 & 24, 2003.
Released On September 9, 2003 By Verve.
All About Jazz
Brecker has produced a cohesive work that maintains a sharp jazz edge while availing itself of the wider angles available through orchestral instrumentation. […]
The combination of Brecker’s often hectically cryptic composing style and the unrelenting density of his improvisations also turns some episodes into high-energy drones at times. […]
The be-bop, head-bobbing quotient rears its infectious head on the beautiful “Brexterity”, a song that seems to fold upon itself time and time again without repeating itself. The ease with which Brecker incorporates the band is the greatest asset here. […]
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