released January 1, 2010
Jorrit Dijkstra - alto saxophone, lyricon, analog synth, crackle box
Tony Malaby – tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone
Jeb Bishop – trombone
Oene van Geel – viola
Paul Pallesen – guitar, banjo
Raphael Vanoli – guitar
Jason Roebke – bass, crackle box
Frank Rosaly – drums, percussion, crackle box
1: Pillow Circle 34 (For Henry Threadgill) (6:24)
2: Pillow Circle 41 (For Benoît Delbecq) (7:13)
3: Pillow Circle 18 (For Fred Frith) (11:10)
4: Pillow Circle 55 (For George Lewis) (3:32)
5: Pillow Circle 65 (For Rogier van Otterloo) (7:43)
6: Pillow Circle 88 (For Robert Ashley) (7:31)
7: Pillow Circle 19 (For Ernie Henry) (7:27)
8: Pillow Circle 10 (For Michel Waisvisz) (4:04)
9: Pillow Circle 23 (For Jonny Greenwood) (6:40)
Total time: 62:00 min
All compositions by Jorrit Dijkstra © BUMA/STEMRA
Recorded on July 12, 2009 by Micha de Kanter at PowerSound Amsterdam.
Mixed and mastered by Myles Boisen at Headless Buddha Lab, Oakland CA. Produced by Jorrit Dijkstra, executive production by Trem Azul.
Thanks to Frank Bolder, Everard van der Mark, Micha de Kanter, Paul Harvey, Wilbert de Joode, Theo Bodewes, Andreas Wöhle, Sven Bergstrøm and Pedro Costa.
This project was commissioned by the North Sea Jazz Festival 2009 and Muziek Centrum Nederland. It was made possible through grants from the Netherland-America Foundation, Muziek Centrum Nederland and Nederlands Fonds voor de Podiumkunsten.
Artwork by Lisa Carroll ©, design by Travassos
Group photo by Henriëtte Lohman ©