Everybodys Mouth’s a Book

Henry Threadgill

 
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Track List
  1. 7:10
    Platinum Inside Straight
  2. 7:32
    Don't Turn Around play
  3. 4:42
    Biggest Crumb
  4. 7:35
    Burnt Til Recognition
  5. 6:32
    Where Coconuts Fall
  6. 3:42
    Pink Water Pink Airplane
  7. 5:07
    Shake It Off play
  8. 8:08
    What To Do, What To Do
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Released November 2001 — Catalog #Pi01

About the Album

“Henry Threadgill’s importance to modern jazz cannot be denied, as there are few composers who possess such a distinguishable methodology to music in general.”
— Glenn Astarita, All About Jazz

“Composer/saxophonist Henry Threadgill has a gift for self-renewal thatís shared by just a handful of jazz greats.”
— Ed Hazell, Boston Pheonix

The first release since 1997ís Where’s Your Cup, Everybodys Mouth’s a Book was recorded in February of 2001 with Bill Laswell at the helm along with Henry. With the addition of Bryan Carrott and Dafnis Prieto, Henry Threadgill and Make A Move have come out with a new sound to compliment Henry’s new compositions and methodology of composing and improvising. Make A Move is a very specific band for a very specific music, and the results from this session are the beginning of what may one day be seen as a revolution in music as important as any that has happened this century. Henry’s electric band has grown immensely since their last studio effort. Everbodys Mouth’s a Book documents what those who have been at Henry’s shows already know; he is one of the great composers of this time, and the release of a new Threadgill album is the planting of a sign post in the road of creative music.