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Michael Bocian:
For This Gift
FOR THIS GIFT coverComposer/guitarist Michael Bocian is joined in these haunting, jazz-inflected contemporary improvisations by Oregon's Paul McCandless, Spyro Gyra's Dave Samuels along with David Darling, Joe Lovano, Billy Drewes, Kenny Werner, Larry Porter and Judith Silvano.   "Both content and technique are smashing."  
ŚNew York Times
Not currently available on CD.
Michael Bocian, guitar, ukulele; Paul McCandless, oboe, wood flutes, bass clarinet, English hornDave Samuels, marimba; Joe Lovano, soprano saxophone; Billy Drewes, clarinet, soprano saxophone, percussion; David Darling, celloLarry Porter, Kenny Werner, piano; Judy Silvano, vocals
Side A
Three Pieces for Septet
1. I.      6:12
2. II. 2:42
3. III. 12:48
Side B
1. For This Gift 5:04
2. Drone in D for DE 8:54
3. Improvisation for Voice, Piano and Guitar 9:30
All compositions by Michael Bocian.
Recorded on May 8, 12 & June 16, 1980 at Nola's Penthouse Studios in New York.
Produced by Michael Bocian and Gunther Schuller
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