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Electric Ascension

(Atavistic Worldwide, ALP159CD) (U.S.) (CD)


  1. (6:22)
  2. (3:51)
  3. (4:06)
  4. (8:31)
  5. (4:12)
  6. (1:58)
  7. (4:05)
  8. (2:05)
  9. (7:21)
  10. (7:06)
  11. (5:49)
  12. (8:15)
  13. (0:18)

A single performance is recorded on the 13 tracks.

Composed by John Coltrane; arranged by Larry Ochs and Jon Raskin

Orkestrova 2003

Bruce Ackley: soprano saxophone
Steve Adams: alto saxophone
Larry Ochs: tenor saxophone
Jon Raskin: baritone saxophone

Chris Brown: electronics
Nels Cline: electric guitar
Fred Frith: electric bass
Ikue Mori: drum machines, sampler
Don Robinson: drums
Otomo Yoshihide: turntables, electronics
Carla Kihlstedt: violin, effects
Jenny Scheinman: violin

Recorded live by Jefferson Wilson for KFJC-FM, Los Altos, California, February 8, 2003
Produced by Larry Ochs and Jon Raskin
Mixed by Monte Vallier at Function 8, San Francisco
Mastered by Myles Boisen at Headless Buddha Studios, Oakland
Cover art from photos by Lauri Nykopp
Front cover layout by Tania Kac
Inside photo by David Hadbawnik
Layout and design by House of ATA
Includes liner notes by Larry Ochs (in English)

Released in April 2005