i live my life in widening circles
that reach out across the world.
I may not ever complete the last one,
but give myself to it.
I circle around god, that primordial tower,
I have been circling for thousands of years,
and I still don't know - am I a falcon,
a storm, or a great song?
released September 7, 2012
All tracks composed and arranged by Barney McAll, except 'I Do Believe' by Billy Harper & 'Don't Be Weary Traveller' (trad_ inspired by the arrangement of H.T. Burleigh.
Produced by Billy Harper & Barney McAll
Executive: Michael Watt
Recorded by Alec Head @ Avatar, N.Y., May 26, 27, 1998
Mastered @ Sound Sound Byte Productions August 18, 1998
Mixed by James Farber at River Sound Studio, N.Y., August 6, 7, 1998
Original Design by Ikue Mori
De-Constructed by Peter Barrett
Thank you: Daria, Martin Jackson, Michael Watt, Gary Bartz, J.R dragon brother, Jonathan Crayford, Mike Nock, Rozz Nash, Helen and the Groove Collective.
Thank you Yvonne, Jack and the McAlls, especially John for playing me that Bud Powell in 1979!
Also Nina, Matt R. Danius, Sanigize and Anna J. On Ya! Thanks Lee Mckiver and Uncle Bob Young.
and finally, special thanks to the sterling musicians on this recording: Billy for the incredible musical spirit and support, Vincent and Josh for friendship and insertion and Jeff, Ben & Ben - it was an honour and blast.
Barney McAll is a Grammy nominated pianist and composer. Barney has worked with luminaries such as ; Gary Bartz, Kurt
Rosenwinkel, Ben Monder, SIA, Daniel Merriweather, Maceo Parker, Fred Wesely and Dewey Redman. Barney has played on over 100 recordings and has 12 solo records....more