February 7th 2008


A special acoustic bass project was recorded at Semaphore in Chicago by Bob Weston on February 4th and 5th: Ken Vandermark in duos with Ingebrigt Håker Flaten, Nate McBride, Kent Kessler, and Wilbert de Joode. About 50 minutes of improvised pieces played by each pair were documented, and about 25-30 minutes of material will be selected Cipro from these sets to be released in the autumn as a double cd by Okka Disk, with support from Shawn McGrew. Powerhouse Sound’s interview/performance on the Sound Opinions show is available as a podcast on




In addition, people can search “sound opinons” in iTunes, and this document will be available.