Chapter One: Gens de Couleur Libres (2011)

Matana Roberts’ Coin Coin

Constellation Records (LP/CD/DL)

Released 2011

Personnel:

  • Matana Roberts (alto saxophone, clarinet, voice, compositions)
  • Gitanjali Jain (voice)
  • David Ryshpan (piano, organ)
  • Nicolas Caloia (cello)
  • Ellwood Epps (trumpet)
  • Brian Lipson (bass trumpet)
  • Fred Brazil (tenor saxophone)
  • Jason Sharp (baritone saxophone)
  • Hrair Hratchian (doudouk)
  • Xarah Dion (prepared guitar)
  • Josh Zubot (violin)
  • Marie Davidson (violin)
  • Lisa Gamble (musical saw)
  • Thierry Amar (bass)
  • Jonah Fortune (bass)
  • David Payant (drums, vibraphone)

Track List:

  1. Rise (7:27)
  2. Pov Piti (7:40)
  3. Song for Eulalie (8:26)
  4. Kersaia (7:33)
  5. Libation for Mr. Brown: Bid Em in … (9:47)
  6. Lulla/Bye (5:53)
  7. I Am (10:05)
  8. How Much Would You Cost? (4:18)

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