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How dare we spend so much valuable energy answering such questions as "What is Jazz?".

WILLIAM PARKER , SOUND JOURNAL

JUST LISTEN!


TIGER TRIO (CD-1)
Joëlle Léandre: double bass
Myra Melford: piano
Nicole Mitchell: flutes


ROARING TREE (CD-2)
Joëlle Léandre: double bass
Craig Taborn: piano
Mat Maneri: viola

ATLANTIC AVE. SEPTET (CD-3)
Joëlle Léandre: double bass
Ingrid Laubrock: tenor and soprano saxophones
Steve Swell: trombone
Joe Morris: guitar
Jason Hwang: violon
Mat Maneri: viola
Fred Lonberg-Holm: cello


JOËLLE LÉANDRE - FRED MOTEN (CD-4)
Joëlle Léandre: double bass
Fred Moten: poems, spoken words


JOËLLE LÉANDRE - STRUGLE, LIFE, MUSIC (DVD)
Joëlle Léandre: interviewed, double bass
Christian Pouget: film director, image
Michel Dorbon: interviewer
Jeqn-Marc Foussat: sound
Antoine Traverson: editor

 



CD-1 Tiger Trio
Tiger Trio #1 (4:32 ) Play Tiger Trio #2 (4:37)
Tiger Trio #3 (2:56)
Tiger Trio #4 (2:26)
Tiger Trio #5 (5:38)
Tiger Trio #6 (7:52)

CD-2 Roaring Tree
Roaring Tree #1 (9:54)
Roaring Tree #2 (6:07)
Roaring Tree #3 (5:24)
Roaring Tree #4 (6:25 ) Play
CD-3 Atlantic Ave. Spetet
Atlantic Ave. #1 (42:51 ) Play
CD-4 Joëlle Léandre - Fred Moten
Hughson’s Tavern (Excerpt) (20:49 ) Play
DVD Joëlle Léandre Strugle, Life Music
Tilte and film introduction (0:28)
Interview #1 (5:34)
Bass Solo #1 (4:18)
Interview #2 (5:33)
Bass Solo #2 (5:08)
Interview #3 (7:31)
Bass Solo #3 (7:13)
Interview #4 (2:44)
Bass Solo #4 (3:54)
Interview #5 (2:26)
Film credits (0:42)

This amazing boxset is the complete recording of Joëlle Léandre's Lifetime Achievement evening that opened the 2023 issue of Vision Festival at Roulette, Brooklyn, NY, USA. It is most likely to best summary of the first 50 years of Joëlle Leéandre incredible carreer. It also contains a film of a 2023 interview of Joëlle Léandre that give a very good overview of who she is and what she went through.

BOXSET

4 CDs, 1 DVD, 1 booklet
Texts and liner notes: William Parker, John Sharpe, Michel Dorbon, Fred Moten, Craig Taborn, Nicole Mitchell, Christian Pouget
Poems: Fred Moten
Photographs: Luciano Rossetti @Phocus Agency, Nicolas Dorbon, Jean-Marc Foussat

Cover design: Max Schoendorff
Cover realization: David Bourguignon
Executive producer: Michel Dorbon

TIGER TRIO (CD-1)
All compositions by Joëlle Léandre, Nicole Mitchell and Myra Melford

Recorded live by Stephen Schmidt on June 13th, 2023, at Roulette, Brooklyn, NY, USA as part of Vision Festival 2023
Mixing and mastering: Maïkôl Seminatore


ROARING TREE (CD-2)
All compositions by Joëlle Léandre, Craig Taborn and Mat Maneri

Recorded live by Stephen Schmidt on June 13th, 2023, at Roulette, Brooklyn, NY, USA as part of Vision Festival 2023
Mixing and mastering: Maïkôl Seminatore

ATLANTIC AVE. SEPTET (CD-3)
Composition by Joëlle Léandre

Recorded live by Maïkôl Seminatore on January 25th 2024 at Auditorium Jean-Pierre Miquel, Vincennes, France as part of Sons d'hiver festival 2024
Mixing and mastering: Maïkôl Seminatore


JOËLLE LÉANDRE - FRED MOTEN (CD-4)
Music composed by Joëlle Léandre
Poems by Fred Moten

Recorded live by Stephen Schmidt on June 13th, 2023, at Roulette, Brooklyn, NY, USA as part of Vision Festival 2023
Mixing and mastering: Maïkôl Seminatore


JOËLLE LÉANDRE - STRUGLE, LIFE, MUSIC (DVD)
Joëlle Léandre interviewed by Michel Dorbon.
Five sequences of interviw separated by bass solos.
The movie was shot live in one take on February 12th 2023 in Le Thoronet, Var, France.
It was commissioned by Arts for Art in celebration of the life and music of Joëlle Léandre at VISION 2023.
Music composition by Joëlle Léandre


Even at my age I keep this rage, and this is political. I have this fire, I don’t know where it comes from; it’s just me. I kept this utopia to change the world, because, of course, I’m a rebel. We have to change the world, and art can change the world. Joëlle Léandre

RogueArt is deeply grateful to Patricia Nicholson, Todd Nicholson and to the whole team of Arts for Art for making Joëlle Léandre Lifetime Achievement’s night a huge success and for allowing the sets to be recorded. Without them, these outstanding concerts and, so, this great boxset won’t have existed.
Many thanks to Fabien Simon and Sons d’hiver who hosted the second concert of Joëlle Léandre’s Atlantic Ave. at the occasion of which it was recorded.
Many thanks to Robert Bielecki and Robert D. Bielecki Foundation.
Many thanks to Patricia Johnston and Nicolas Glady from Taklit.
Many thanks to Christiane Benasich for warmly welcoming at her place in the south of France the shooting of the movie Joëlle Léandre - Struggle, Life, Music.
Joëlle Léandre Lifetime Rebel by John Sharpe was initially published in The New York City Jazz Record June 2023 issue. Joëlle Léandre’s Vision Lifetime Achievement has been awarded “Concert of the year 2023” from the The New York City Jazz Record January 2024 Best of Year issue.
Many thanks to John Sharpe and Laurence Donohue-Greene.

























 

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