The Deceptive 4 (Live) Tim Berne's Snakeoil

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Album-Release:
2020

HRA-Release:
15.10.2020

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  • 1Perception (Live)18:34
  • 2Moornoats (Live)16:36
  • 3Seven (Live)10:49
  • 4Deception (Live)16:32
  • 5OCDC (Live)16:54
  • 6Spare/Cittá (Live)19:52
  • 7Scanners (Live)06:26
  • 8Hemphill (Live)21:25
  • Total Runtime02:07:08

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Tim Berne's Snakeoil, this group that has grown into a conspired unit over many years, presents with The Deceptive 4 an extraordinary live double album. "This double-disc live document, The Deceptive 4, traces the evolution of both Berne's writing for Snakeoil and the way the band interprets his compositions onstage ­– from the group's nascent beginnings to not long before the recording of its most recent studio release, and first for Intakt, The Fantastic Mrs. 10 (Intakt 340).

Disc 1 presents a Snakeoil concert recorded in 2017 within the studio-like acoustics of Firehouse 12 in New Haven, Connecticut. Disc 2 combines music from the foursome's second and third shows ever, before Berne had even settled on a firm name for the band. The first three tracks on the second disc were recorded in 2010 at the intimate I Beam space in Brooklyn, New York, with the fourth track – an homage to Berne's key mentor, saxophonist-composer Julius Hemphill – taped in 2009 at the theater Roulette, also in Brooklyn.

The quartet music captured on The Deceptive 4 flows from sinuous lyricism to expressionistic fierceness and back again like sonic quick­silver, the players utterly attuned to each other and the questing, even head-spinning dynamism of the material' writes Bradley Bambarger in the liner notes.

Tim Berne, alto saxophone
Matt Mitchell, piano
Oscar Noriega, bass clarinet
Ches Smith, drums, percussion

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