25 years after his highly influential “Power Spot” album, Jon Hassell returns to ECM with his collective Maarifa Street and some spacious Fourth World dub-montage music, his uniquely vocal trumpet sailing forth into mysterious soundscapes.
Jon Hassell describes “Last night the moon” as “a continuous piece, almost symphonic, with a cinematic construction” and drifting “clouds made out of many motifs”. Core material is drawn from a session at Studios La Buissonne near Avignon in April 2008, with detail added in Los Angeles in November and December. Live recordings from Courtrais, Belgium and London, as well as a remix of a piece originally created for a Wim Wenders movie, are also integrated into the atmospheric, filmic flow, along with short samples snared throughout 2008.
1 /Aurora/ 2 /Time And Place/ 3 /Abu Gil/ 4 /Last Night The Moon Came/ 5 /Clairvoyance/ 6 /Courtrais/ 7 /Scintilla/ 8 /Northline/ 9 /Blue Period/ 10 /Light On Water/