Stanley Cowell – No Illusions


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Pianist/composer Stanley Cowell at age 75 is having an on-going renaissance as a performer since his retirement from Rutgers University in 2013. The group presented here is scheduled to have a three-night stint at New York City’s renowned live jazz spot Smokes in May.
'No Illusions' is Cowell's fifteenth release from SteepleChase. 

"Cowell's recording career now spans more than thirty impressive consistency of purpose and the highest level of musical thought." - Richard Cook & Brian Morton, The Penguin Guide to Jazz 

Track Listing:
1. Milano - 7:57   2. Sunlight Shifting - 7:24   3. Miss T. E. & O. - 11:18   4. No Illusions - 7:19   5. Celestial woman - 7:22   6. Nostalgia For Homelands - 5:34   7. Lesdodis - 6:12   8. B Minor Folksong - 6:55

Stanley Cowell (piano, thumb piano, Kyma), Bruce Williams (alto saxophone, flute), Jay Anderson (bass), Billy Drummond (drums)
Recorded December 2015

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