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1.Miała Baba 04:00 2.Hidden Treasures 06:17 3. Memorable Stick 07:28 4.White Lady Wieliczka 08:41 5. Żabka 06:56 6. Nangadef 07:18 7. Shaka 06:07
Sean Noonan drums Alex Marcelo bass Peter Bitenc bass
Alex Marcelo - piano, fender rhodes Peter Bitenc - bass Sean Noonan - drums, vocals The memorable stick is a symbol of power and authority in the salt mine, and is always in the Foreman's possession. When the miners chip away at a wall of salt, the clatter of their pickaxes resounds from wall to wall, from floor to ceiling and, finding no outlet, soaks into the saline bedrock. The mine's walls remember everything – the voices of people, as well as horses. The memories residing in the walls can be awakened, upon being struck by the Rod. Sean Noonan penetrates the depths of Wieliczka's underworld, using a pair of magical drumsticks, and reveals the Hidden Treasures guarded by Skarbnik, the treasurer of that mine. Noonan encounters an apparition – the White Lady, Wieliczka, along with her dwarfs – who beseeches him, in tears, to take her from the salt mine. Through the power of the Immortal Rod, they are transported to South Africa where, in a culminating moment, we hear songs of praise and greeting (Nangadef) for the great Zulu king, Shaka. Does the journey end here? Or, perhaps, is this the beginning, or is it the end?
David S. Ware Quartet