rogueart jazz

Matthew Shipp: piano | Sabir Mateen: alto saxophone, flute, clarinet | William Parker: double bass | Gerald Cleaver: drum set | Denis Lavant: spoken words

Music recorded on December 19th 2004 by Leon Dorsey at Leon Lee Dorsey Studio (New York, Ny, USA). Spoken words recorded on June 7th 2005 by Michel Mathieu (Draveuil, France). Mixing: Anthony Ruotolo. Mastering: Jean-Pierre Bouquet. Producer: Michel Dorbon

A unique booklet including: The copies of an unpublished manuscript by Jean Genet and of the excerpt of another one. An unpublished text by Angela Davis. An original interview of Matthew Shipp by Steve Dalachinsky. An unpublished text by Alexandre Pierrepont. Jean Genet photograph: Rajak Ohanian. Declared Enemy photographs: Lorna Lentini

Sabir Mateen | William Parker | Matthew Shipp | Gerald Cleaver | Denis Lavant | Declared Enemy | Salute To 100001 Stars | A Tribute To Jean Genet | rogueart jazz

Excerpt from manuscript of a Jean Genet article for “L’Humanité” – courtesy Charles Sylvestre, L’Humanité | click the image to enlarge…

Tracklist: 1. Chicago 68 (2.41) 2. Marche Funèbre (20.12) 3. Flowers (4.35) 4. Alberto’s Workshop (4.13) 5. Mettray (4.24) 6. Black Panthers (3.28) 7. Abdallah (4.32) 8. Le Rouge et le Noir (12.38) 9. Larache (5.45)

The spoken words (the poem “Marche Funèbre” and the text “Le Rouge et le Noir”) are by Jean Genet; all the compositions are by Matthew Shipp