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Download links and information about DNA by William Parker, Matthew Shipp Duo. This album was released in 1999 and it belongs to Jazz, Avant Garde Jazz genres. It contains 7 tracks with total duration of 47:55 minutes.

Artist: William Parker, Matthew Shipp Duo
Release date: 1999
Genre: Jazz, Avant Garde Jazz
Tracks: 7
Duration: 47:55
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No. Title Length
1. When Johnny Comes Marching Home 4:07
2. Cell Sequence 7:07
3. Genetic Alphabet 12:49
4. DNA 5:30
5. Orbit 4:35
6. Mr. Chromosome 11:45
7. Amazing Grace 2:02



The very adventurous pianist Matthew Shipp performs a set of duets with one of his main inspirations, bassist William Parker. They start off with a dark rendition of "When Johnny Comes Marching Home," play five spontaneous improvisations (three of which are concise) and close off the recital with a brief "Amazing Grace." Shipp's dense chords and atonal playing will remind some listeners of Cecil Taylor although there is a lyricism in his music (and an occasional use of space) that is very much his own. As usual, Parker plays in a driving fashion yet creates a wide variety of often other-worldly sounds. This CD will not convert any conservative listeners but it is up to Shipp's usual level.