The Last Quiet Place
Released: March 2023
- Grammy Season
- The Last Quiet Place
- Chant II
★★★★ Inspired by the Pulitzer-prizewinning writings of environmental journalist Elizabeth Kolbert, much-lauded German saxophonist/composer Ingrid Laubrock composed most of the music for The Last Quiet Place in solitude and outdoors – but if she was feeling that the imagination might be the …
Saxophonist Ingrid Laubrock always seems to search out new instrumental configurations for her music. This time out, she and her musical and life partner, drummer Tom Rainey, collaborate with a quartet of accomplished string players, guitarist Brandon Seabrook, violinist Mazz Swift, cellist Tomeka Reid, and bassist Michael …
Avec “The Last Quiet Place”, Ingrid Laubrock s’interroge sur les bouleversements de la nature. Vincent Courtois, lui, habille les images d’un vieux film de Jean Epstein, Finis terrae. Au Portugal, Mário Costa se lance avec succès dans la manipulation musico-génétique avec Chromosome ! Interpellée par la lecture des …
Recorded at Firehouse 12, New Haven, CT, September 2019
Mixed by Ryan Streber at Oktaven Audio, Mt. Vernon, NY, June 2022
Mastered by Scott Hull at Masterdisk, Peekskill, NY
Paintings by David Klamen, courtesy GRAY, New York/Chicago
Cover: 2021, oil on canvas. Interior: 2020, oil on paper.
Album design and layout by Spottswood Erving and July Creek for Janky Defense
Thank you to Isabel and David Breskin, Kris Davis, Ryan Streber, Nick Lloyd, Chelsea Hadley, The Shifting Foundation, David Klamen, and to Mazz, Tomeka, Brandon, Michael, and Tom for their masterful and dedicated playing.
Compositions © Ingrid Laubrock PRS/MCPS
Paintings © David Klamen
© ℗ 2023 by Ingrid Laubrock/ Pyroclastic Records
Carbon offsets to neutralize the carbon emissions associated with the production and distribution of this album have been purchased through carbonfund.org.
releases March 31, 2023
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