Improvisations in Concert

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Barnes & Noble - Carol Wright
Flutist R. Carlos Nakai and pianist Peter Kater put their improvisational skills to the test on this live album and pass with flying colors. Playing as if they breathe of one body, the pair fly around each other like two swallows working the eddies of a canyon. On "Tohono," Kater takes off on a spectacular journey backed by Nakai's focused chanting tones. While Nakai's flutes and eagle bone whistle often sound like owls or screeching eagles, Kater too can articulate nature. On "Cat Tails & Wild Rice," he creates an ominous thunderstorm, scattering wildlife as if in alarm. Nakai and Kater each take impressive solos, with Nakai using his digital delays to create ...
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Barnes & Noble - Carol Wright
Flutist R. Carlos Nakai and pianist Peter Kater put their improvisational skills to the test on this live album and pass with flying colors. Playing as if they breathe of one body, the pair fly around each other like two swallows working the eddies of a canyon. On "Tohono," Kater takes off on a spectacular journey backed by Nakai's focused chanting tones. While Nakai's flutes and eagle bone whistle often sound like owls or screeching eagles, Kater too can articulate nature. On "Cat Tails & Wild Rice," he creates an ominous thunderstorm, scattering wildlife as if in alarm. Nakai and Kater each take impressive solos, with Nakai using his digital delays to create dramatic echoes.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/23/1996
  • Label: Silver Wave
  • UPC: 021585091023
  • Catalog Number: 910
  • Sales rank: 114,014

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Grace (5:32)
  2. 2 Miles Ahead (4:09)
  3. 3 Tohono (6:04)
  4. 4 Moonflower (7:06)
  5. 5 Caribou Dreams/Omaha Song (4:22)
  6. 6 Asheville (4:57)
  7. 7 Sonoria (4:36)
  8. 8 Cat Tails & Wild Rice (5:07)
  9. 9 Nemi-Sacred Ground (5:44)
  10. 10 Garden's Gate (6:37)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Peter Kater Primary Artist, Piano
R. Carlos Nakai Flute, Vocals, Whistle (Instrument), Track Performer, Native American Flute
Mark Miller Track Performer
Mark Miller Alto Flute, Soprano Flute, Track Performer
Technical Credits
Peter Kater Composer, Producer, Liner Notes, Mastering
R. Carlos Nakai Composer, Liner Notes
David Glasser Mastering
Chris Mickel Engineer
Valerie Sanford Artwork
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