BWMAT201923 | released December 11, 2019 | Materiaal Series, Part XXIII | Performed and recorded live on October 6, 2018 at Orion Studios, Baltimore, MD, USA, as an opener for the legendary Soft Machine.
ECM recording artist David Rothenberg wrote Why Birds Sing, published in six languages and turned into a BBC TV show. He has written other books about making music with whales and bugs, has sixteen CDs out and his latest book, CD, and film is called Nightingales in Berlin.
Jay Nicholas, bass player extraordinaire and legendary studio engineer, has worked at Chung King Studios with the likes of David Bowie, Wyclef Jean, the Neville Brothers and the Wu-Tang Clan.
Bernhard Wöstheinrich: keyboards and virtual synthesizers, live-sequencing
David Rothenberg: clarinet, bass clarinet, soprano saxophone and iPad
Jay Nicholas: bass & wavedrum
Performed and recorded live at Orion Studios, Baltimore, MD, USA, October 6, 2018
Mixed and mastered by Markus Reuter
Artwork by Christine Kriegerowski
Video by Jefferson Ogata
Special thanks to Leonardo Pavkovic, Mike Potter, Joe Tracey and Chris Baker