What Thomas Bernhard Saw

Audio One


What Thomas Bernhard Saw

Audio One

“Strong, interesting compositions. Excellent, opinionated musicians. Passionate, committed playing, full of energy. Brilliant album.”

Eyal Hareuveni, The Free Jazz Collective


  1. Doble Negacion (for Michael Heizer) – 19:50
  2. Boxers and Dancers (for Getachew Mekuria and Melaku Belay) – 15:00
  3. Uitgraving (for Willem de Kooning) – 17:44
  4. Tape (for Robert Irwin) – 17:59

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


Jason Adasiewicz: vibraphone
Jeb Bishop: trombone
Josh Berman: cornet
Tim Daisy: drums
Nick Macri: acoustic and electric bass
Nick Mazzarella: alto saxophone
Jen Paulson: viola
Dave Rempis: saxophones
Ken Vandermark: reeds
Mars Williams: reeds

Recorded by Dave Zuchowski and performed by Audio One in concert at Constellation, Chicago, on August 23rd, and at the Sugar Maple, Milwaukee on August 24th, 2014.

Mixed with assistance by Ken Vandermark and mastered by Dave Zuchowski at One Door Studio.

Produced by Ken Vandermark for Audiographic Records.

Cover photo by Ken Vandermark.

Band photo by Stephanie Bassos.

Album design by Federico PeƱalva.

Thanks to the musicians; to Dave Zuchowski for work above and beyond, and to Wendy V.; to the staff at Constellation and the Sugar Maple; to Ellen Major; to Adrienne Pierluissi her ongoing support of the music; and to all the listeners.