Roadwork 1: New Orleans (For Ed Blackwell, Irma Thomas & Allen Toussaint)

"...the development of Marker – the band. Where Wired for Sound felt fresh, youthful and surprising in so many aspects, this triple live album is a spectacular snapshot of how this group has progressed together – and is progressing together."

Gustav Lindqvist, Free Jazz Blog

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1. Accordéon - 15:47
2. French Dress - 20:50

Compositions by Ken Vandermark (Twenty First Mobile Music/ASCAP-Cien Fuegos)

Music performed and improvised by- 

Andrew Clinkman: Guitar (left) 
Steve Marquette: Guitar (right) 
Macie Stewart: Keyboard & violin 
Phil Sudderberg: Drums 
Ken Vandermark: Reeds 

As part of the special edition Marker live box set "Roadwork 1 / Roadwork 2 / Homework 1", we are happy to release Systems vs. Artifacts digital album of Roadwork 1.

Recorded by Danny Kadar and Joe Stolarick at The Mint during The Instigation Festival, New Orleans on January 25, 2018. Mixed and mastered by Dave Zuchowski at One Room Studio.

Design by Federico Peñalva.

Photograph by Ken Vandermark.

Thanks to the musicians; Steve Marquette, Marie Casimir, Danny Kadar, and Joe Stolarick (The Instigation Festival and The Mint; to Fede Peñalva, Brock Stuessi, Joel Villafañe, and Steve Marquette for their assistance at Audiographic Records; and to the listeners.