The 8th album recorded by the Untempered Ensemble, "Politics" is a tribute to Cole's dear friend and long-term collaborator, poet Jayne Cortez, who passed away in 2012. The album features Bill Cole (Chinese sonas, hojok, piri, nagaswarm, shenai, Tibetan trumpet, digeridoo and Ghanaian flute), Warren Smith (percussion, glockenspiel), Joe Daley (euphonium, tuba), Shayna Dulberger (acoustic bass) and Ras Moshe (tenor sax) and daughter Althea SullyCole (vocals and kora).

This album is available at The Downtown Music Gallery (13 Monroe Street, New York, New York - also takes online orders) and The Bop Shop (1460 Monroe Avenue, Rochester, New York - also takes online orders). You can also order the CD via e-mail: just send your request to billcole@billcole.org.