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For The Love Of Open Spaces

by Steve Lawson and Theo Travis

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David Wright
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David Wright Wow! I've been on the Subscription for well over a year and have listened right through everything on that (and am re-listeing), but only just found this album through buying the Full Discography. This album is simply wonderful from start to finish. I'll have to point it out to some flautists I know. Favourite track? I don't have one yet. My first impression is that I'll not be able to choose one!. :D
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Carsten Pieper Ambient but nevertheless melodic open spaces for bass, sax/flute and loop. Sit back, relax, enjoy! Favorite track: For The Love Of Open Spaces.
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Flutter 08:58
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Uncle Bernie 09:14
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Lovely 03:56
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Released in 2003, this is a collection of improvised-in-the-studio duets by Steve Lawson (bass and looping) and Theo Travis (alto flute, soprano sax and looping) - I think it's true that everything on the album was a first-take - we tried recreating some of the improvs at the time, but the first versions were always the best...

Very little of it sounds improvised - this was the peak of a particularly fertile time in music for me, and working with Theo was an amazing experience. Please see www.theotravis.com for more on his music...

Have a listen, and if you like it, you can grab the download, paying what you think it's worth...

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released September 9, 2003

Steve Lawson - bass/looping
Theo Travis - flute/sax/looping

Recorded, mixed, mastered by Steve Lawson

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