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Ben Ratliff

Inspired by a delayed spring and what carries us through the thaw: chant, ritual, locomotion, tresillo and swing rhythm.

Recorded in the Bronx, NY around Pi day 2019.

Whole or parts of:

  • Gamelan Gong Kebjar - The Ramayana Monkey Chant
  • Bo Diddley - James' Instrumental
  • Gulfa-e-Ghani and Zareef - Train Rhythm Imitation
  • Paul Hindemith - Sonata for Viola Alone, 4th Movement (Kim Kashkashian, viola)
  • Mavambo Trio - Ogum
  • Lennie Tristano Sextet - Wow
  • Arto Lindsay Trio - Be Great
  • Torso - Build and Break
  • Baden Powell and Vinicius da Moraes - Canto de Ossanho
  • Skúli Sverrisson and Óskar Gudjónsson - The Box Tree
  • Chico Buarque - Fica (slow)
  • DJ Dolores - Enjaulado
  • Grupo Folklórico y Experimental Nuevayorkino - Canto Asoyin
  • Roscoe Mitchell and the Sound Ensemble - Snurdy McGurdy and Her Dancin' Shoes
  • Duke Ellington - Fleurette Africaine
  • Condition - Actual Hell
  • Eric Dolphy and Richard Davis - Muses for Richard Davis
  • Jeanne Lee and Ran Blake - Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most
  • Dulce Nunes - Derradeira Primavera