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Rain Bather

Rain Bather by Tobin Mueller
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Tobin Mueller

Label: ArtsForge
Released: 2009
Duration: 01:20:00
Views: 691

Track Listing

I Wanna Fly #1; Cliff's Edge #2; Must Go Back #3; Lightning Strikes #4; Caught in the Current #5; Windowshade #6; Secret of Life #7; Seven Buttons On a Nehru Jacket #8; Waltzing Night Into Day #9; Acid Hopping #10; Finding No Path #11; River Runs Through Me #12; Last Song On Vaudeville #13.


Personnel

Ken Schaphorst
composer/conductor
Bob Levy
trumpet
Woody Mankowski
saxophone, soprano
Bill Barner
clarinet

Additional Personnel / Information

Tobin Mueller: B3 organ, pianos; Woody Mankowski: soprano saxophone; Tom Washatka: tenor saxophone; Doug Schneider: tenor sax; Ken Schaphorst: flugelhorn; Bob Levy: trumpet; Sal Giorgianni: flute; Bill Barner: clarinet, additional sax; Chris Mueller: acoustic piano; Jeff Cox: acoustic bass; Dane Richeson: drums, percussion.

Album Description

"One of the freshest and most sheerly entertaining, intriguing and exciting recordings I've come across, Tobin Mueller's Rain Bather is the product of its composer's kaleidoscopic mind. Primarily utilizing jazz arrangements of songs written for Mueller's Broadway play, Creature, based on Frankenstein. "Rain Bather's compositions range from progressive big band to funk, fusion to world music to classical to straight ahead jazz. This cascade of styles could be wearisome, but not in the hands of this sensitive composer, who moves the listener assuredly through the paces... Highly recommended." - Brad Walseth, JazzChicago.net


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