Tracks 1 and 3 are free improvisations. Tracks 2 and 6 were composed by Ari Smith. Track 4 is a loosely guided improvisation composed by Ari Smith for the Goldtree Septet. Track 5 was composed by Olivier Messiaen. All tracks were recorded on Ari’s phone except track 4, which was recorded on Jared Cooper’s phone. Track 3 was recorded using the Fairkid Dorm’s “Fun Machine” Organ.
Special thanks to everybody who played on this album, my family, and my friends, especially Jared Cooper, who helped me a lot in putting this album together.
released January 17, 2017
Ari Smith - basses, organs, effects
Archie Cowen - tenor saxophone (tracks 1, 4), organ (track 3)
Orion Krause - percussion (track 4), organ (track 3)
Jared Cooper - drums (track 4)
Jake Ford - guitar (track 4)
Will Ross - guitar (track 4)
Nathan Rice - alto saxophone (track 4)