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Slothdancing - Michael Formanek - Wide Open Spaces (CD, Album)



  1. It’s quite hard to believe that Formanek released his first album as a leader, particularly the wide range of projects that he has worked on. I think that my first encounter with his playing was in Tim Berne’s Bloodcount and then more recently with his big band album (‘The Distance’).
  2. He has been a major presence on the New York and East Coast creative jazz scene since the release of his debut album as a leader, Wide Open Spaces, on the Enja label. Formanek had already proven himself a skillful sideman in ensembles led by the likes of Freddie Hubbard, Joe Henderson, Dave Liebman, Fred Hersch, and Attila Zoller, but Wide Open Spaces was .
  3. Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about Michael Formanek - Wide Open Spaces at Discogs. Complete your Michael Formanek collection/5(4).
  4. Album. Year Title Artist Rating Releases; Wide Open Spaces: Michael Formanek: 2: I Remember Jaco: Bob Mintzer, Michael Formanek, Jeff Andrews & Peter Loose Cannon: Michael Formanek, Tim Berne & Jeff Hirshfield: 1: Can you hear a motion? Marty Ehrlich / Stan Strickland / Michael Formanek / Bobby Previte: 1: Low.
  5. Jun 01,  · By happenstance, I’d recently found his first album, Wide Open Spaces (Enja, ) on cassette (Enja’s non-current records were already starting to be hard to find in stores). After the show, I got Formanek to sign the card — he got a good laugh out of that, and the new-agey photo Enja used. It’s not that Formanek hasn’t been playing.
  6. Formanek, Michael - Wide Open Spaces - plejsamodevilwoodsfirscashelproducktpud.coinfo Music Wide Open Spaces Slothdancing Outerlude Razing Walls Ancestral Voices Edge to Edge Open .
  7. The established standard of "daylight saving time" and jazz of from "Good Morning Heartache," accompany the unusual "seven of the wilderness" and "Yellow Submarine," as part of a list that included John Scofield from the strongest movie, "New York Cats" are enhanced by the musically rich variety, etc. Latest re-mastered version is newly written with Japanese commentary, .
  8. A San Francisco native who got his start in the Bay Area, Formanek established himself on New York’s experimental-minded Downtown scene in the early s. Often hired by post-bop stars like Freddie Hubbard and Joe Henderson, he introduced his advanced compositional approach with his debut album Wide Open Spaces featuring saxophonist.
  9. Extended Animation, an Album by Michael Formanek. Released in on enja (catalog no. ENJ 2; CD). Genres: Avant-Garde Jazz. Featured peformers: Michael Formanek (bass), Tim Berne (alto saxophone, baritone saxophone), Mark Feldman (violin), Wayne Krantz (guitar), Jeff Hirshfield (drums).