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Towards the Unknown

by Yusef Lateef & Adam Rudolph

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released March 25, 2010

Recorded September 17, 2009 at Roulette Intermedium, NYC by Matthew Mehlan. Assisted by Stephen Cooper

Additional recording, mix and mastering by James Dellatacoma at Orange Music Sound Studio, New Jersey

Go: Organic Orchestra Strings
Arrangements and improvised conducting by Adam Rudolph

Violins: Sarah Bernstein, Charles Burnham, Trina Basu, Mark Chung, Elektra Kurtis, Skye Steele, Midori Yamamoto
Violas: Stephanie Griffin, Jason Hwang
Cellos: Greg Hefferman, Daniel Levin

Orchestra of the S.E.M. Ensemble
Petr Kotik, Conductor

Roberta Michel, flute; James Roe, oboe; Marianne Gythfeldt, clarinet; Erik Holtje, bassoon; Tim McCarthy, horn; Thomas Verchot, trumpet; David Nelson, trombone; Joseph Kubera, piano; Conrad Harris, violin 1; Lynn Bechtold, violin 2; David Gold, viola; Aron Zelkowicz, cello; Troy Rinker, contrabass

"Percussion Concerto (for Adam Rudolph)" composed by Yusef Lateef (Alnur Music BMI)

"Concerto for Brother Yusef" composed by Adam Rudolph (Migration Music BMI)

"A Better Day," "Springfield Program Rewards Good Works" poem by Yusef Lateef (Alnur Music BMI)

Produced by Yusef Lateef and Adam Rudolph
Graphic design by Sylvain Leroux
Cover photo by Adam Rudolph
Drawing by Yusef Lateef

Thanks to: Tom Buckner, Gladys Serrano, Bill Laswell, Petr Kotik, Jim Staley & Roulette staff


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