Criss Cross Jazz 1392 CD

David Binney

The Time Verses

Available: February 15, 2017

For his eighth date for Criss Cross as a leader or co-leader, alto saxophonist-composer David Binney documents the quartet with which he most frequently works in New York City (pianist Jacob Sacks, bassist Eivind Opsvik, and drummer Dan Weiss) for the first time since the 2009 recording Aliso (Criss 1322 CD).

It's an episodic, thematically cohesive, 65-minute suite on which Binney and his upper-echelon bandmates solo through the shifting moods and environments -- tracking his responses to the diurnal cycle -- with characteristic inspiration and derring-do.

David Binney
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David Binney (As / Vc / Electronics)
Jacob Sacks (P)
Eivind Opsvik (B)
Dan Weiss (D)
Jen Shyu (Vc) [6]
Shai Golan (As) [11]

1. Dawn (David Binney)  0:26
2. Walk (David Binney)  10:55
3. Arc (David Binney)  5:10
4. Morning Tide (David Binney)  0:24
5. Strange Animal (David Binney)  8:55
6. Seen (David Binney)  7:25
7. Noon Tide (David Binney)  0:25
8. The Reason To Return (David Binney)  6:08
9. Time Takes It's Time (David Binney)  6:12
10. Evening Tide (David Binney)  0:18
11. Where Worlds Collide (David Binney)  11:24
12. Fifty Five (David Binney)  6:15
13. Arc (Reprise) (David Binney)  1:14
14. Dusk (David Binney)  0:27

Total Time: 65:59
Recorded February 17, 2016 in Brooklyn, NY, USA
Engineer: Max Ross & David Darlington (mixing / mastering)
Producer: Gerry Teekens