As he has done on his three previous Criss Cross dates, Russian trumpeter Alex Sipiagin brings together a cohort of New York's finest - here reedmen Chris Potter and David Binney, keyboardist David Kikoski, bassist Scott Colley, and drummer Gene Jackson - to perform on Equilibrium.
Comprising seven stimulating Sipiagin originals, a Monk tune and a bossa, the album features not only the ensemble interplay and virtuosic soloing we've come to expect from Sipiagin's albums, but also several tunes on which the trumpeter brings his rich imagination and ravishing tone to the forefront.
|1.||Mood 2 (Alex Sipiagin) 7:30|
|2.||Equilibrium (Alex Sipiagin) 11:00|
|3.||Evidence (Thelonious Monk) 7:31|
|4.||Sonhando Com O Meu Primeiro Amor (Toninho Horta) 9:04|
|5.||Free 1 (Alex Sipiagin / Chris Potter / David Binney) 3:29|
|6.||High (Alex Sipiagin) 7:55|
|7.||Good Morning (Alex Sipiagin) 7:28|
|8.||Blues For Kids (Alex Sipiagin) 8:30|
|9.||Free 2 (Alex Sipiagin / Chris Potter / David Binney) 3:34|
Total Time: 66:06
Recorded December 16, 2003 in Brooklyn, NY, USA by Max Bolleman