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 Title:               Ideas

 By:                  Ken Vandermark / Marcin Oleś / Bartłomiej Brat Oleś

 Released in:   2005

 Format:          CD

 Catalog No:    MW 765-2

 Price :             12 EUR


1. One [12:32]

2. Uncle B. [05:53]

3. Ideas (part one) [09:43]

4. Ideas (part two) [06:56]

5. Still Up [06:45]

6. Layers [08:35]

7. West Coast [04:42]

8. Tightrope [02:59]

9. Drumsax County [04:16]

10. Sonus [05:29]



Ken Vandermark - tenor & baritones saxes, clarinet

Marcin Oleś - double bass

Bartłomiej Brat Oleś - drums


Our first contact with Ken Vandermark was just a handshake - at one of the concerts in Poland of the DKV formation. Marek Winiarski, the boss of NotTwo Records, introduced us to each other. Some time passed until we had the chance to play together for the first time. When the Vandermark Five gave a concert, at the Cracow music club Alchemia,we got together after and jammed. The idea of recording an album together was with us before the evening had ended. We had prepared original compositions for the recording session, but we talked before going into the studio, and after Ken Vandermark's suggest we decided for the recording to be one of the free improvisation. We normally work in different musical fields and despite that, or maybe just because of that, every meeting like this brings about a new experience, even a kind of journey into the unknown... (from album's linear notes)

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