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Still, Vol. 1: duo & trio music

Label: Radial Sounds
Released: 2020
Duration: 00:59:24
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Track Listing

Drawn Towards the Light; Harmatia I. Lectio; Harmatia II. Meditatio; Harmatia III. Oratio; Harmatia IV. Contemplatio; Still II: Mei; Deloomed; Fields of Stone


Personnel

Sam Gill
saxophone, alto
Brad Gill
vibraphone
Chloe Kim
drums

Additional Personnel / Information

Phillippa Murphy-Haste also plays bass clarinet; Chloe Chung plays dizi, a traditional Chinese flute.

Album Description

Mind On Fire is the duo project of brothers Brad Gill (vibraphone & percussion) & Sam Gill (saxophones). Since forming in 2017, they have developed a unique approach to blending improvisation and composition, in both duo and expanded formations. On Still Vol. 1, they are joined by three esteemed guest performers: clarinettist Phillippa Murphy-Haste, dizi (Chinese flute) player Chloe Chung, and drummer Chloe Kim. Still Vol. 1 documents compositions that have featured in Mind On Fire’s live sets throughout 2018-19. Two duo works are featured alongside three extended trio pieces, traversing a wide musical terrain that draws on Brad and Sam’s interests in jazz, free improvisation & contemporary classical approaches to music-making. The album’s tracks explore a wide variety of inspirations, including the ancient Benedictine monastic art of Lectio Divina, the ruins of the Indonesian Buddhist temple Borobudur, and the morning bird-calls heard in Sydney’s Inner West.


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