Ailanthus/Altissima: Bilateral Dimensions of 2 Root Songs (2LP)
Label: Archive Editions
2010 release. Deluxe collector's item issued in a limited edition of 475 (numbered). 81 minutes of duet recordings with Cecil Taylor and Tony Oxley. The pieces were selected by the musicians from ten hours recorded during their two weeks at New York's Village Vanguard in 2008. Comes in a gatefold sleeve; Accompanied by museum-grade folio, including exclusive original poetry by Cecil Taylor and paintings by Tony Oxley.
Personnel: Frank Lowe - tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone, flute, voice, percussion, congas, balafon, whistles, harmonica, miscellaneous small instruments; Joseph Bowie - trombone, congas; William Parker - bass; Steve Reid - drums.
Cat. number: TPR 037LP