"[This album] put[s] together performers both young and old, established and up-and-coming, to forge music representing Bill Cole’s singular vision of Eastern and African enhanced jazz." (S. Victor Aaron for Something Else Reviews).
Recorded live in the Black Box Theater of Syracuse University and released in 2011, this self-titled album marks the seventh work released by Bill Cole's Untempered Ensemble. It features Cole on Chinese sonas, Korean hojok and piri, Indian nagaswarm and shenai and Tibetan trumpet, as well as the Australian digeridoo and Ghanaian flute. It also features master percussionist Warren Smith (percussion, glockenspiel), Joe Daley (euphonium, tuba), son Atticus Cole (hand drums, percussion), Shayna Dulberger (acoustic bass) and Ras Moshe (tenor sax) and daughter Althea SullyCole (vocals). Recorded and mastered by Check Eller.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.