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Front cover of the album THE REWARD - solo piano suite in four movements
Double LP Gateforld - ROG-0106

MATTHEW SHIPP

THE REWARD - solo piano suite in four movements

Matthew Shipp

“An exploration between the poles of spirit, thought and emotion”


Matthew Shipp: piano


THE REWARD will be released early December 2020, at the occasion of Matthew Shipp 60th birthday.
This double LP is the first vinyl Matthew Shipp recorded
since his very first recording, "Sonic Exploration", a duo with Rob Brown, released on 1988

500 copies limited edition



Side A - 1st Movement: Rhythm Hymns
Angel Whispering (3:29)
Rhythm Hymns (5:06)
Original Beauty (3:26)
Deeper Energy (5:10)
Coherence Demanded (3:57)

Side B - 2nd Movement: Inward Force
Instinctive (3:17)
The Saccharine Principle (3:40)
Nest (3:31)
Inward Force (3:41)
The Reward (5:09 ) Play Cosmic Clown (4:29)

Side C - 3rd Movement: Energy of Piano’s Desire
Core of the Soul (3:39)
Solitude of the Sun (3:30)
Not a Sepulcher (4:46)
Order and Energy (4:17)
Energy of Piano’s Desire (4:51)

Side D - 4th Movement: Jazz Agitator
Piano Genesis (2:43)
The Generator (5:47)
Gift (4:20)
Jazz Agitator (7:17)

All compositions by Matthew Shipp (Matt Shipp Music, ASCAP)

Recorded by Jim Clouse on November 10th and December 1st 2015 at Park West Studios, Brooklyn, NY, USA
Mastering: Jim Clouse
Liner notes: Steve Dalachinsky
Photographs: RogueArt
Cover design: Max Schoendorff
Cover realization: David Bourguignon
Executive producer: Michel Dorbon

 

WARNING!
SLOWLY REMOVE CONTENTS FROM ITS PACKAGE: WHILE YOU THINK YOU ARE ENTERING INTO NEW BEGINNINGS YOU ARE INDEED BEGINNING TO REACH NEW ENDS.
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