4.22.2012

Kenny Wheeler, The Widow In The Window, 1990


Kenneth Vincent John Wheeler, OC (born 14 January 1930, Toronto, Canada) is a Canadian composer and trumpet and flugelhorn player, based in the U.K. since the 1950s. Most of his output is rooted in jazz, but he has also been active in free improvisation and has occasionally contributed to rock music recordings. Wheeler has written over one hundred compositions and is a skilled arranger for small groups and larger ensembles.

He has recorded twenty albums as a leader, and has recorded or performed with Paul Gonsalves, Dave Holland, John Taylor and Norma Winstone (as Azimuth), Anthony Braxton, Lee Konitz, Keith Jarrett, Theo Jörgensmann Quartet, David Sylvian, Bill Bruford, Steve Coleman, Don Thompson, Spiritualized and the Spontaneous Music Ensemble, among others.


Personnel
Kenny Wheeler (trumpet, flugelhorn); John Taylor (piano); John Abercrombie (guitar); Dave Holland (acoustic bass); Peter Erskine (drums)


Tracks
Aspire
Ma Belle Hélène
The Widow In The Window
Ana
Hotel Le Hot
Now, And Now Again
All compositions by Kenny Wheeler


1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I'm going to be straightforward. I didn't know where to post this, so, here it is:

Kenny Wheeler - It Takes Two! (2006)
http://www.mirrorcreator.com/files/1IQYBMET/

Enjoy :P