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Carla Bley
Tropic Appetites

Julie Tippetts voice
Gato Barbieri tenor saxophone, percussion
Howard Johnson voice, clarinets, saxophones, tubas
Dave Holland cello, double-bass, bass guitar
Michael Mantler trumpet, valve trombone
Toni Marcus violin, viola
Carla Bley voice, recorder, pianos, organ, marimba, celeste, percussion
Paul Motian drums, percussion
What Will Be Between Us And The Moon Tonight?
In India
Enormous Tots
Caucasian Bird Riffles
Funnybird Song
Indonesian Dock Sucking Supreme
Song Of The Jungle Stream

Watt 1

A continuation of the work begun by Carla Bley with poet Paul Haines on "Escalator over the Hill". "The world view 'Appetites' conveys is diametrically opposed to Marshal McLuhan's vision of the global village. Its sinister jungles, incurable diseases, and ultimately insoluble conflicts between full stomachs and empty ones are more reminiscent of Paul Bowles's bleak, despairing, but exquisitely crafted third world travelogues. A challenging work with a jumpy, eccentric surface and murky depths." - The New York Times. Very hip band: Julie (Driscoll) Tippetts, Gato Barbieri, Howard Johnson, Dave Holland, Paul Motian...