Hair of the Dog
Flip Philipp vibraphone ed partyka basstrombone, tuba Robert Bachner trombone, euphonium Martin Eberle trumpet, fluegelhorn Jure Pukl tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone Wolfgang Schiftner alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute Fabian Rucker baritone saxophone, bass clarinet Oliver Kent piano Robert Jukic bass Christian Salfellner drums the truth is what makes art important, because then it contains everything. when you limit yourself, you reduce the truth of your work and you give people less. a consumer buys what he's told to buy. a real listener appreciates variety and individuality. 1 minors comp. & arr. feat. flip phillipp feat. Flip Philipp - vibes, oliver kent - piano this CD is a little bit of everything and a conglomerate of the music we love and are nfluenced by. mixing everything together is my way of doing things. 2 blue mosque blues comp. & arr. feat. flip phillipp feat. fabian rucker - baritone sax., oliver kent - piano, Flip Philipp - vibes i wrote this tune after a trip to Bulgaria with the wladigeroff brothers doing a gig in plovdiv and sofia i heard a lot of traditionals there and was fascinated by the virtousity of the musicians playing this stuff in neckbreaking tempos at ease. The titel is misleading because "the blue mosque "is located in Istanbul, turkey but the music of Bulgaria was the initating match for writing this oriental kind of tune. 3 better not comp. & arr. feat. flip phillipp feat. Flip Philipp - vibes, jure pukl - tenor sax, martin eberle - trumpet usually inspired by a beatles tune called lucy in the sky with diamonds. it is a kind of jazz waltz starting in 7/4 and moving around between 3/4 and 12/8 before finally fading out into the distance. 4 mother's cakes comp. & arr. feat. flip phillipp feat. robert bachner, Flip Philipp, martin eberle, wolfgang schiftner formerley entiteled wedding cake is a tour the force of tempo, harmony and arrangement. The 5/4 melody riff moves over a 4/4 beat and switches around in syncopation. The tune costed all of us nerves while recording it. 5 groove bag comp. & arr. feat. flip phillipp feat. wolfgang schiftner - flute, Flip Philipp - vibes was inspired by listening to the modern jazz quartet blues at carnegie hall record where i found the groove of milt jacksons original called "home". this song is my personal tribute to the greatest vibes player and greatest inspiration for me. i wrote a simple hookline repeating several times over a blues in g7#9,a dding every player of the ensemble every chorus until the big tutti chorus brings back the simple hook. The shout chorus i staken from diverse milt Jackson solos transcriptions mixed together. 6 time comp. flip phillipp, arr. ed partyka feat. Flip Philipp - vibes, fabian rucker - bass clarinet is like a deep breath with just relaxity and pause. no hights no downs just a long, long phrase in a wide musical entity. 7 woman trouble comp. & arr. ed partyka feat. ed partyka - bass trombone, fabian rucker - bass clarinet, martin eberle - trumpet, robert jukic - bass the blues - nothing more and certainly nothing less 8 hair of the dog comp. & arr. ed partyka feat. jure pukl - tenor sax, oliver kent piano three weeks of dog-sitting in the summer of 2008 and a friendly golden retriever under my desk while i wrote this... 9 kotzen beim steuerberater comp. & arr. ed partyka feat. wolfgang schiftner - bass clarinet & alto sax, robert bachner - euphonium an unfortunate incident occured while i was visiting my accountant during the completion of this piece 10 let it go ro comp. & arr. ed partyka feat. fabian rucker - baritone saxophone for the opera fans in the audience: yes, this used to be "rigoletto".