Swimming

 

Politics, religion, intrigue, mystery, love, and even sexy Bible stories — another passionate mix from French horn virtuoso/composer Tom Varner.  Features Chick Corea's angular altoist Steve Wilson, bassist Cameron Brown (Joe Lovano's current bassist and veteran of the Don Pullen-George Adams Quartet), and violinist Mark Feldman in a mini "chamber" spotlight.   As Mojomagazine says, Tom Varner is one of "the most enlightened performers in New York jazz."

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Musicians
Tom Varner, French horn · Steve Wilson, alto saxophone · Tony Malaby, tenor saxophone · Cameron Brown, bass · Tom Rainey, drums.
With special guests:
Mark Feldman, violin · Dave Ballou, trumpet · Pete McCann, guitar.

  1. "Swimming" (10:22)
  2. "Pantoum (6:09)
  3. "Maybe Yes (12:06)
  4. "Samuel Gets the Call" (14:10)

Seven Miniatures for Mark Feldman

  1. "A Waltz" (4:48)
  2. "Mark at the Circus" (1:05)
  3. "A Dream" (1:00)
  4. "Mark Goes to Work" (1:11)
  5. "A Memory of One Nashville Gig" (2:18)
  6. "Mark Goes Minimalist" (1:02)
  7. "Another Circus" (1:08)
     
  8. "OmniTone Blues" (4:35)
  9. "Paul Goes to Rome" (3:52)
  10. "Strident" (8:36)
  11. "Chicago Interlude" (3:03)
All compositions by Tom Varner, Tom Varner Music (BMI) 
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