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Back in January Paul emailed me about an album called "Bardo Tank" by Ron Miles playing trumpet in The Tank in Colorado. That email started me off in search of tunes for what became my "Resonant Spaces" mix. Paul went a different direction and sought out tracks for an ambient trumpet mix.
The result is a great collection of tunes that span different styles and old to new, while still maintaining an ambient atmosphere. Here's what Paul says about this mix:
“No musical instrument, at least in the Western world, conveys anguish and melancholy as effectively as the trumpet. One can trace a direct line from Miles Davis’s tender and gut-wrenching solos to the jazz-colored ambience of ECM Records. The signature sound of this European label is both intimate and austere, as reflected in the lonely landscapes of their album covers. There’s a delicate grandeur in the tunes I’ve gathered here. Or sometimes, just the sound of solitude.
For me, the overall effect was surprisingly similar to the tranquil, meditative state evoked by the bell-tone mix I did last December.”
Thanks Paul, for another superb set.
T R A C K L I S T :
- 00:00 Arve Henriksen - Patient Zero (Towrds Language 2017)
- 02:02 Paolo Fresu - Se Va La Murga (In Maggiore 2015)
- 06:47 Alaskan Tapes - Leita(Ft. Ryan Svendsen) (Leita/North 2018)
- 10:28 Nils Petter Molvaer - Puri Jati (Buoyancy 2016)
- 14:00 Oystein Sevag - Miles Near (Link 1993)
- 15:35 Jeff Oster - The Lotus Within (Reach 2018)
- 22:27 Ron Miles - Pacem (Bardo Tank 2013)
- 28:49 Miles Davis - The Pan Piper (Sketches of Spain 1960)
- 32:27 Mark Isham - Tibet part II (Tibet 1989)
- 36:14 Arve Henriksen - Migration (Cartography 2008)
- 41:38 Ralph Towner & Paolo Fresu - The Sacred Place(reprise) (Chiaroscuro 2008)
- 43:27 Matthew Halsall - Canopy & Stars (Salute to the Sun 2020)
- 51:04 Ambrose Akinmusire - Roy (On the Tender Spot of Every Calloused Moment 2020)
- 53:26 Jon Hassell - Time And Place (Last Night The Moon Came Dropping Its Clothes In The Street 2009)
- 56:55 Matthew Halsall - Stories from India (Oneness 2019)
- 65:09 Tomasz Stanko Quartet - Tale (Lontano 2006)
- 68:54 end