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The Empire Box Disc 1: The Five Year Plan

by Tim Berne

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N.Y.C. Rites 14:57


Recorded at Melintz Hall UCLA, Los Angeles on April 25, 1979. Special thanks to John McNally. Recording engineer: Bruce Bidlack and Tony. Produced by Tim Berne with Alex and Nels Cline. Executive producer: Smitty Berne. Project consultants: Scordeaux Halvorson and B.B. Swift. Back cover photo: Michael Pruessner.


released April 25, 1979

John Carter: clarinet
Vinny Golia: baritone saxophone, alto flute, piccolo
Glenn Ferris: trombone
Tim Berne: alto saxophone
Roberto Miranda: double-bass
Alex Cline: percussion


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Tim Berne Brooklyn, New York

Alto saxophonist, composer, bandleader, and label boss Tim Berne asserts a strong and singular musical personality that links his diverse and frequently absorbing works in an astonishing variety of styles, and almost always juxtaposes meticulously noted arrangements with free improvisation. ... more


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