Ben Allison

ALBUM INFO

For Buzz Ben uses his mainstay intellectual musical unit, Medicine Wheel, named for the Native American symbol for the universe. The wheel is a perfect symbol for Allison to align himself with as it represents the constant movement and changing perspective he’s brought to jazz through his sophisticated compositions, inventive arrangements and co-founding of the prestigious Jazz Composers Collective and Herbie Nichols Project (founded with Frank Kimbrough). Medicine Wheel is comprised of: Michael Blake, tenor & soprano saxophones; Ted Nash, tenor saxophone & flute; Clark Gayton, trombone & bass trombone; Frank Kimbrough, piano, Wurlitzer & prepared piano; and Michael Sarin on drums.

PERFORMERS

Ben Allison
bass
Michael Blake
tenor and soprano sax
Ted Nash
tenor sax and flute
Clark Gayton
trombone and bass trombone
Frank Kimbrough
piano, wurlitzer, prepared piano
Michael Sarin
drums
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