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8 thoughts on “ Wyatt* / Atzmon* / Stephen* With The Sigamos String Quartet - What A Wonderful World (CD)

  1. What a Wonderful World, a Single by Wyatt / Atzmon / Stephen. Released in December on Domino (catalog no. RUGCDP; CD). Featured peformers: Robert Wyatt (aka_text voice role_id aka_text, brushes, executive producer), Gilad Atzmon (alto saxophone, programming, producer, executive producer), Ros Stephen (executive producer), The Sigamos String Quartet (strings), /5(5).
  2. A collaborative song cycle spearheaded by the great Robert Wyatt, saxophonist/composer Gilad Atzmon and violinist/composer Ros Stephen, For The Ghosts Within is an album that draws on jazz standards, original compositions and even revisits the Wyatt classic 'Maryan' from his album, Schleep (resulting in one of the finest pieces here). With backing from the Sigamos String Quartet the trio.
  3. For the Ghosts Within never reaches the briny chaotic depths of Wyatt’s more experimental work, but it hardly degrades into flat cocktail jazz either, thanks to the prominence of Stephen’s Sigamos String Quartet in the arrangements, the global purview of all involved, and of course Wyatt’s magnificently weather-beaten voice and flair for.
  4. Album Wyatt / Atzmon / Stephen - ' Viola – Ros Stephen Voice – Tali Atzmon Written-By – Benge, Atzmon: 4: What A Wonderful World Alto Saxophone – Gilad Atzmon Double Bass – Richard Pryce Strings – Sigamos String Quartet Voice, Performer [Brushes] – Robert Wyatt Written-By – .
  5. Robert Wyatt collaborates with saxophonist Gilad Atzmon, violinist Ros Stephen, and Stephen's Sigamos String Quartet. Atzmon has previously played on Wyatt's albums and collaborated with Stephen on Gilad With Strings, a project honouring Charlie Parker's dalliance with classical orchestration/5(20).
  6. That leaves what must be the album’s surprise cut, “What A Wonderful World”. Forever defined by Louis Armstrong’s original, sentimental take, this was surely a cover version too far, an accident waiting to happen. Yet Stephen, Wyatt and Atzmon turn the .
  7. The mockney Chet Baker sound of Robert Wyatt singing standards ("Laura", "Lush Life", would you believe "What a Wonderful World"?) to the taut yet tender backing of the Sigamos String Quartet was.
  8. Get this from a library! --For the ghosts within. [Robert Wyatt; Gilad Atzmon; Ros Stephen; Sigamos String Quartet.] -- Robert Wyatt, Gilad Atzmon, and Ros Stephen team up for a collaborative effort that brings together the seductive drama of a string quartet with Wyatt.

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