Coming Through Slaughter - The Bolden Legend
Dave Lisik Orchestra featuring Tim Hagans, Donny McCaslin, Luis Bonilla and Matt Wilson
SDM - 1001
Tim Hagans, trumpet and flugelhorn
Donny McCaslin, tenor and soprano saxophones
Luis Bonilla, trombone
Joey Tartell, lead trumpet, flugelhorn
Marlin McKay, trumpet, flugelhorn
Ryan Imboden, trumpet, flugelhorn
Dave Lisik, trumpet, flugelhorn
Jack Cooper, alto saxophone, flute, clarinet
Gary Topper, alto saxophone, flute, clarinet
Dustin Laurenzi, tenor saxophone, clarinet
Mike Krepper, tenor saxophone, clarinet
Art Edmaiston, tenor saxophone, clarinet
Tom Link, baritone saxophone, bass clarinet, tenor saxophone
Anthony Williams, trombone
Tony Garcia, trombone
John Grodrian, trombone
David Dick, bass trombone
Chris Vivio, tuba
Jeff Nelson, horn
Dan Philips, horn
Corey Christiansen, guitar
Amy Rempel, piano
Jeremy Allen, bass
Matt Wilson, drums
Joe Galvin, cajon, percussion
He was born Charles Bolden in 1868. He grew up to be a swashbuckler, who drank and womanized in a fashion suitable for legend-making. According to various writers, he was a barber by trade and published a scandal sheet called The Cricket. He began to have fits of insanity in the earliest years of the century and was committed to East Louisiana State hospital in 1907, where he died in 1931. This, at least, is the legend...
- JAMES LINCOLN COLLIER -
1. Coming Through Slaughter (11:21)
"His geography... a mile or so from the streets made marble by jazz."
2. Crick Noises and Cricket Music (8:20)
"For this is what we are when watched by people bigger than us."
3. The Drawings of Audubon (4:37)
"Which seemed to lean over the water, its eyes closed, with thoughts of self-destruction."
4. Whistling in the Way of Bolden (4:18)
"Ecstasy before death."
5. Auditorium of Enemies (5:16)
"The music was his dance."
6. The Horror of Noise (7:46)
"Then he falls, dissolving out of his pose."
7. Suicide of the Hands (7:43)
"After his child died in his dream."
8. In Exile (5:01)
"Something about the way the man who carries his profession with him always."
9. - The Parade - Part I (5:41)
"So in the public parade he went mad into silence."
10. The Parade - Part II (4:59)
11. Epilogue, Bleach Out To Grey (3:26)
"...he dropped the negative into the acid and watched it..."
Total Time: 68:26