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Peter Apfelbaum

It Is Written - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9437-2
  • Barcode: 6 14427 94372 9
  • German Release: 01/11/2005
  • Genre: Bigband, US-Jazz

"Geniestreich" (FONOFORUM)

CD € 17,50



With the release of It Is Written, the much-anticipated recording debut of Peter Apfelbaum & The New York Hieroglyphics, American fans of one of contemporary music’s most prodigious multi-instrumentalists and composers will finally have access to music that, to date, has only been experienced "live" by those fortunate enough to attend the series of SRO concerts the band, formed in 2003, has presented at The Jazz Gallery, The Knitting Factory, Makor, Tonic, Satalla, and other trend-setting venues in Manhattan. Those encountering Apfelbaum and his ensemble for the first time will be introduced to a sound that can best described as "Music Without Borders," a multi-layered fusion of jazz with sounds, rhythms and instruments from a host of world cultures interpreted by a truly multi-kulti "jam band." Havin...

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Peter Apfelbaum – piano, organ, tenor sax, clarinet, flute, harmonium, melodica, qarqabas, bata drums
Peck Allmond – tenor sax,
Josh Roseman – trombone
Jessica Jones – tenor sax
Tony Jones – tenor sax,
Norbert Stachel – bass sax
Craig Handy – alto sax
Steven Bernstein – slide trumpet, Natalie Cressman – trombone
Jeff Cressman - trombone
Charles Burnham – violin, Juliana Cressman – violin
David Phelps – guitar
Viva De Concini – guitar
Will Bernard – guitar
Trey Anastasio – electric guitar
Patrice Blanchard – bass
John Shifflettv – acoustic bass
Abdoulaye Diabate - vocal
Jai Uttal – vocal, harmonium
Dafnis Prieto – caxixi
Cyro Baptista – pandeiro, caxixi, bells
Josh Jones – bata drums
David Frazier – bata drums
Aaron Johnston – drums
Deszon X. Claiborne - drums


Recording Information

Recorded at Loho Studios, NYC, September 22 - 24, 2004
Engineered and Mixed by Jeff Cressman
Produced by Hans Wendl and Jeff Cressman