A picture of the album cover for "Throttle Elevator Music: Retrorespective."

Retrorespective

Throttle Elevator Music's "Retrorespective" reunites Gregory Howe and Kamasi Washington for a fifth recording.

This release contains nine original new compositions by Matt Montgomery, Gregory Howe and Kamasi Washington. Throttle Trumpet player Erik Jekabson and Kamasi sound amazing together throughout the title. This time around they are joined by rhythm section drummer Thomas McCree, guitarist Ava Mendoza, and bassist/pianist Matt Montgomery.

See the review in Jazz Views.

See the review in Heavy Blog

Track Listing: 

1. LIMINALITY 8.22
2. PLAYING THE ALLEYWAY 5.28
3. FEBRUARY DRIFT 7.03
4. FLUX AND SOLDER 3.28
5. RETRORESPECTIVE 2.44
6. SECOND LIMINALITY 5.55
7. SUBTRACT LIMITED 4.04
8. RAPID ROTATION 2.23
9. FEBRUARY 15 7.51
(Side B on LP last track changes FEBRUARY 15 to
FEBRUARY’S THEME .48)

  • A picture of Erik Jekabson playing a trumpet.

    Erik Jekabson

    Erik Jekabson is an American trumpet player, composer, and music educator from Berkeley, California. He appears on Throttle Elevator Music IV and Throttle Elevator Music Area J.

  • A photo of Gregory Howe at the sound board.

    Gregory Howe

    Gregory Howe is a producer, engineer, musician and owner and founder of Wide Hive Records. Howe is an accomplished producer who has released over thirty albums through Wide Hive Records.

  • A photo of Kamasi Washington.

    Kamasi Washington

    Kamasi Washington is featured Saxophonist on Both Throttle Elevator Music and Phil Ranelin's Perseverance. Also as a composer Kamasi has scored for several films including Stacey Peralta's recent Independant Lens feature: Crips and Bloods: Made In America.

  • Matt Montgomery playing guitar.

    Matt Montgomery

    Matthew Montgomery has performed or recorded with, abbreviated for brevity’s sake would include: Faye Carol, Calvin Keys, Donald “Duck” Bailey, Graham Connah, Hafez Modirzadeh, Eddie Gale, Mark Levine, Kevin Carnes and David Boyce (Professor Borris Karnaz and Black Edgar Kenyatta of Broun Fellinis), and Kat Ouano (Crown City Rockers).

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