Adam Page (soprano & tenor saxophones, flute, clarinet) Tim Hopkins (tenor saxophone) Jian Liu (piano) Martin Riseley (violin) Inbal Megiddo (cello) Paul Altomari (double bass) Lance Philip (percussion) Dave Lisik (electronics)
Skirting the worlds of jazz and new music, this exceptional piece features a line-up of top musicians, including Jian Liu on piano, Inbal Megiddo on cello, Tim Hopkins and Adam Page on saxophones, Paul Altomari on double bass, Martin Riseley on violin, and Lance Philip on percussion. Rail 16 is a mesmerizing, wholly unique musical experience. A mesmerizing, beautifully composed work, richly layered, textural and colorful, the album incorporates the improvisational qualities of contemporary jazz with the highly disciplined rigor of new music ensemble composition. Dave Lisik has produced another very fine, wholly original album.
Rattle Records/SOUNZ licence: available to download