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ARTIST
TITLE
Past
FORMAT
CD

LABEL
CATALOG #
IDA 018CD IDA 018CD
GENRE
RELEASE DATE
10/25/2004

"Since the beginnings of his career in 1962, Minton's unique vocalising and 'mouth noises' have been a regular feature of his many works with Mike Westbrook, Lindsay Cooper, Roger Turner, News from Babel and hundreds of others. On Past, Minton is accompanied by pianist Weston (himself a giant in the Euro-Jazz world), who seems to bring out the best and most remarkable of Minton's talents to date. The two embark upon this musical journey from an approach quite different than most of their contemporaries; whether going about a free-form odyssey that spurs the singer's penchant to eschew the readily received notions of Jazz, or staying more put within that style's parameters, this disk exhibits the excellence and professional confidence only obtainable by many years' worth of experience and hard work. It is an exceptional offering that pays homage to Jazz as we know it, while proceeding to take it into farther-out, uncharted territories."