Now Is Luke Stewart

Now Is Luke Stewart

On July 19th, 2018, Ben Remsen and Luke Stewart spent a couple hours in the former's living room in West Philadelphia, listening to music in some way related to Luke's work.

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Intro: “Works for Upright Bass and Amplifier, Pt. 2”
Luke Stewart
from Works for Upright Bass and Amplifier (2018)
available from Astral Spirits

Luke Stewart, upright bass, amplifier

Outro: “Fireworks”
Irreversible Entanglements
from Irreversible Entanglements (2017)
available from International Anthem Recording Co

Camae Ayewa, voice
Keir Neuringer, alto saxophone
Aquiles Navarro, trumpet
Luke Stewart, double bass
Tcheser Holmes, drums

“Rated X”
Miles Davis
from Get Up With It (1974, rec. 1972)

Miles Davis, organ
Cedric Lawson, electric piano
Reggie Lucas, electric guitar
Khalil Balakrishna, electric sitar
Michael Henderson, bass guitar
Al Foster, drums
James Mtume, percussion
Badal Roy, tabla

“Sex Spy”
Ornette Coleman / Charlie Haden
from Soapsuds, Soapsuds (1977)

Ornette Coleman, tenor saxophone
Charlie Haden, bass

“Black Dada Nihilismus”
New York Art Quartet, feat. Amiri Baraka

Amiri Baraka, vocals
John Tchichai, alto saxophone
Roswell Rudd, trombone
Lewis Worrell, bass
Milford Graves, drums

“Humility in the Light of the Creator”
Joseph Jarman and Don Moye, feat. Jonny Dyani
from Black Paladins (1979),

Joseph Jarman, tenor saxophone
Johnny Dyani, bass
Famoudou Don Moye, drums
Kalaparusha Maurice McIntyre, composition

Sunny Murray Trio
from Live at Moers (1979)

David Murray, tenor saxophone
Malachi Favors, bass
Sunny Murray, drums

“Dance of Many Hands”
Nicole Mitchell’s Black Earth Ensemble
from Mandorla Awakening II: Emerging Worlds (2018)
available from FPE Records

avery r young, vocals
Kojiro Umezaki, shakuhachi
Nicole Mitchell, flute, electronics
Renée Baker, violin
Tomeka Reid, cello, banjo
Alex Wing, electric guitar, oud
Tatsu Aoki, bass, shamisen, taiko
Jovia Armstrong, percussion

Mike Majkowski
from Days and Other Days (2017)
available from Astral Spirits

Mike Majkowski, double bass, analog synthesizer, percussion, piano, vibraphone, samples & field recordings

“Reed Stream”
Terry Riley
from Reed Streams (1966)

Terry Riley, keyboard, time-lag accumulator

“Death Booming”
Moor Mother X Mental Jewelry
from Crime Waves (2017)

Camae Ayewa, vocals, electronics
Mental Jewelry, whoever that is, electronics

James Brandon Lewis / Chad Taylor
from Radiant Imprints (2018)
available from Off Records

James Brandon Lewis, tenor saxophone
Chad Taylor, drums