Dominic Duval – bass
All songs by Dominic Duval except as noted. Recorded at Alchemia, Krakow November 1, 2007. Recorded by Michal Rosicki and mixed and mastered by Michal Rosicki at MAQ Studio. Produced by Marek Winiarski. Front cover photo by Joe McPhee. Back cover painting by Jacek Knap. Inside photo by Krzysztof Penarski. Design by Andrzej Wojnowski.
Thanks to Marian Pawlik for lending the great instrument.
Tracklist: 1. the truth [08:27] 2. cobble stones (a path) [06:57] 3. where do we go from here? [04:43] 4. images from the dark [08:13] 5. synagogues (where or when) [07:11] 6. direct conflict (remember) [05:36] 7. The Kazimierz [05:08] 8. in a sentimental mood ( Duke Ellington) (in memory of my Mother and Father) [05:03]
New Yorker Dominic Duval
is one of the finest and most prolific bassists on the contemporary scene, having played and recorded with some of the greatest names in jazz and new music. Duval’s continuing tenure with pianist Cecil Taylor’s trio has cemented his reputation as one of contemporary music’s more important figures. Duval is comfortable and can be seen performing in any number of genres, including modern classical, jazz or music which defies classification .The bassist has performed and recorded with such notables as saxophonists Joe McPhee, Ivo Perelman, Glen Spearman, and Mark Whitecage, composer Pauline Oliveros, trombonist Steve Swell, pianists Joseph Scianni and Michael Stevens, trumpeter Herb Robertson, and drummer Paul Lytton, David S. Ware among many others. Duval leads and co-leads a number of ensembles himself, including the critically-acclaimed C.T. String Quartet, Trio X, “The Wedding Band”, and the Dominic Duval String Ensemble. Duval’s solo bass CD, Night Bird Inventions, was a Top 10 pick in the Coda Magazine critics poll, and his String Ensemble CD, State of the Art, was chosen one of the year’s best in the Jazziz Magazine poll. Mr. Duval can be seen on tour through out the United States, Europe, Canada and Asia.
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