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Evan Parker / Alexander von Schlippenbach / Paul Lytton
America 2003

Album UK 2004 on psi label
Jazz (Free Improvisation)

CD 1 recorded New Orleans Contemporary Arts Center, 1 May 2003. CD 2 recorded Seattle Asian Art Museum, 14 May 2003. All titles taken from "The Nature Theatre of Oklahoma", the unfinished final chapter of Franz Kafka's "America". Thanks to John Gilbreath, Earshot Jazz, Alison Loerke, Rob Cambre, Larisa Gray, Mario Madero, Donald Miller, Cree McCree, Anxious Sound, Ned Rothenberg, Alan Licht, Melissa Caruso, Marilyn Crispell, Ed Hazell, John Corbett, Hal Rammel, Karl Gartung, Anne Kingsley, Deanna Relyea, Nicholas and Barbara Young, Dave Dove, Pedro Moreno, Tom Guralnick, Steve Hahn, George Cremaschi, Greg Goodman, Bruce Ackley, Ron Gaskin, Michael Levasseur and Isabel Seeburg who made the tour possible.

PortraitEvan Parker ss, ts, *1944 GB
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PortraitAlexander von Schlippenbach p, *1938 DE
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PortraitPaul Lytton perc, dr, *1947 GB
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Martin Davidson mixed by, post production, post-production
Caroline Forbes photography by
Ben Young liner notes, recorded by, original multi-track recordings
Album Tracks
No Title Artist Composer Duration
1Rejoicing In Their Hearts Over The JourneyEvan Parker / Alexander von Schlippenbach / Paul Lytton21:48
2Ask To Be Taken On As A TrumpeterEvan Parker / Alexander von Schlippenbach / Paul Lytton5:43
3This Blowing Of Trumpets Confused ThemEvan Parker / Alexander von Schlippenbach / Paul Lytton9:48
4What Memories Of The Past Were Recalled!Evan Parker / Alexander von Schlippenbach / Paul Lytton8:19
5Perhaps This Was His ChanceEvan Parker / Alexander von Schlippenbach / Paul Lytton8:25
6To Avoid MonotonyEvan Parker / Alexander von Schlippenbach / Paul Lytton6:07
7No One Wanted To Be An Artist But Every Man Wanted To Be Paid For His LaboursEvan Parker / Alexander von Schlippenbach / Paul Lytton15:00
8The Breath Of ColdnessEvan Parker / Alexander von Schlippenbach / Paul Lytton10:19
9Are You Strong Enough For Heavy Work?Evan Parker / Alexander von Schlippenbach / Paul Lytton10:07
10I Had A Friend Among The AngelsEvan Parker / Alexander von Schlippenbach / Paul Lytton12:52
11Down With All Those Who Do Not Believe In UsEvan Parker / Alexander von Schlippenbach / Paul Lytton11:32
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