William Parker – kontrabas
Rob Brown – saksofon altowy
Lewis Barnes - trąbka
Hamid Drake - perusja
Claiming that somebody is a living legend is a paradox because it presents a concluded history, as it were. William Parker has helped create the history of free jazz and the language of the avant-garde. Therefore, he is a legend, but a legend focused on Today, on what he can still give to the world. His message is intertwined with fundamental values of Sufi philosophy: beauty, harmony, love, freedom, intuition, meditation and exploration. What William Parker brought to Wrocław was the music of excellent interaction revealing the quartet's intuitive performance.
In a friendly atmosphere at a rather small, timbered venue fully packed with almost 400 people, four concentrated musicians, each at the height of their abilities, created an uninterrupted stream of ecstatically flowing sounds. The duet of William Parker and Hamid Drake resembled a perpetual motion machine the essence of which was the pure, pulsing groove rhythmically strumming the invisible strings of primordial ....... more