Thursday, November 29, 2012

MARSHALL ALLEN, MATTHEW SHIPP and JOE MORRIS – Newport Jazz Festival 2010 - Night Logic Suites 1-5 (2010)


Marshall Allen, Matthew Shipp, and Joe Morris In Concert: Newport Jazz Festival 2010 
Quad Stage, Fort Adams State Park, Newport, Rhode Island

Note from Greg Drusdow:

date: Mon, Aug 9, 2010 at 7:40 PM subject: Marshall Allen broadcast from Newport Jazz Festival 2010 WGBH-FM & National Public Radio (NPR) broacast a select group of performances from the Newport Jazz Festival 2010 this past weekend.

The August 7, 2010 appearance of Marshall Allen (alto sax, flute, EVI*), Matthew Shipp (piano), and Joe Morris (bass) 
* at times, Marshall Allen's EVI sounds like an electronic slide whistle!

Design by ART&JAZZ Studio - 2012
Artwork and Complete Design by Vitko Salvarica

Marshall Allen played reeds with Sun Ra for decades. Matthew Shipp has created one of the most distinctive piano voices of his generation. Joe Morris anchors on bass, an instrument he mastered after first establishing himself as a guitarist. At the Care Fusion Newport Jazz Festival in Newport, R.I., the meeting of three top free improvisers performing "Night Logic Suites 1-5".


The Newport Jazz Festival, was founded by jazz pianist George Wein in 1954 as the first outdoor music festival of its kind devoted entirely to jazz, and is now universally acknowledged as the grandfather of all jazz festivals.

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  1. MARSHALL ALLEN, MATTHEW SHIPP and JOE MORRIS - Newport Jazz Festival 2010



  2. wow, what a surprise, many thanks vitko, three of my favourite musicians together!


    1. This performance... is simply mesmerizing. I'm sure you will enjoy.


  3. This IS really great. I hadn't heard it before - thanks for sharing!

    1. One year before the Newport Jazz Fest, this trio recorded the album "Night Logic" for the French label "RogueArt".

      Marshall Allen: alto saxophone, flute, EVI (electronic valve instrument) | Matthew Shipp: piano | Joe Morris: double bass

      Recorded on July 26th 2009 by Jim Staley at Roulette, New York, NY, USA. Mixed by Jim Staley. Mastering: Jean-Pierre Bouquet at L’autre Studio, Vaires-sur-Marne, France. Liner Notes: Steve Dalachinsky. Photographs: Matthew Somoroff. Cover Design: Max Schoendorff. Cover Realisation: David Bourguignon, URDLA. Producer: Michel Dorbon

      Tracklist: 1. Ark of the Harmonic Covenant (5:41)2. Bow in the Cloud (8:05) 3. Night Logic (8:04) 4. Heart Aura (4:11) 5. Star Dust Splatter (9:41) 6. Cosmic Hammer (6:27) 7. Particle Physics (7:53) 8. Harmonic Quanta (8:11) 9. New Age For the Milk Sea Nightmare (9:45) 10. Res X (2:07)

      All compositions by Marshall Allen, Matthew Shipp & Joe Morris