Improvised Music from Japan / Discography

Beirut-Ystad

(Olof Bright, OBCD 16-17) (Sweden) (2-CD set)


CD A

  1. Rouba3i + Sven &Åke Johansson (10:53)
  2. CS/MW/SÅJ (13:53)
  3. JH/JR/PS (18:23)
  4. Lotta Melin Invites (14:47)
  5. AK/BS (10:28)

CD B

  1. Guitars (8:04)
  2. CS/MG/SÅJ I-II (5:26)
  3. DS/MG/MK/RY/SS I (3:46)
  4. DS/MG/MK/RY/SS II (3:23)
  5. BS/JR (4:56)
  6. AK/CS/MK I (6:37)
  7. AK/CS/MK II (3:32)
  8. AS/CS/LN (8:18)
  9. CH/LN/MG (8:01)
  10. CS/MG/MK/RY (8:45)
  11. CH/MG (2:30)
  12. CH/JH/JR (7:49)

Mazen Kerbaj: trumpet (CD A - 1, 4; CD B - 3, 4, 6, 7, 10), electronics (CD A - 1)
Christine Sehnaoui: alto saxophone (CD A - 1, 2, 4; CD B - 2, 6-8, 10)
Sharif Sehnaoui: guitar (CD A - 1, 4; CD B - 1, 3, 4)
Sven-Åke Johansson: percussion (CD A - 1, 2; CD B - 2), voice (CD B - 2)
Michel Waisvisz: cracklebox (CD A - 2)
Jassem Hindi: electronics (CD A - 3; CD B - 12), small instruments (CD A - 3)
Jakob Riis: laptop (CD A - 3; CD B - 5, 12)
Per Svensson: guitar (CD A - 3)
Lotta Melin: conducting, dance (CD A - 4)
Bechir Saadé: bass clarinet (CD A - 4, 5; CD B - 5), flute (CD A - 5)
David Stackenäs: guitar (CD A - 4; CD B - 1, 3, 4)
Raed Yassin: bass (CD A - 4; CD B - 3, 4, 10)
Joel Grip: bass (CD A - 4)
Hanna Hartman: small instruments and objects (CD A - 4)
Annette Krebs: guitar (CD A - 5; CD B - 1, 6, 7)
Charbel Haber: guitar (CD B - 1, 9, 11, 12)
Mats Gustafsson: baritone saxophone (CD B - 2-4, 11), tenor saxophone (CD B - 3, 4, 9, 10), slide saxophone (CD B - 3, 4)
Amit Sen: cello (CD B - 8)
Lise-Lotte Norelius: laptop (CD B - 8, 9), etc. (CD B - 8)

CD A recorded by Eric Ljungberg at Ystad Art Museum, Sweden, September 3, 2006; mixed and mastered by Eric Ljungberg
CD B recorded by Amit Sen at The Church Studio, Hammenhög, Sweden, September 4, 2006; mixed and mastered by Amit Sen
Produced by Olof Bright
Graphic form by Mazen Kerbaj in collaboration with Stenmark & Co.
Includes liner notes in English by Thomas Millroth and Amit Sen
Includes a booklet with 10 pages of color photos of the musicians
Photos by Roza Czulowska and Olof Bright

Released in 2007