Track listing


1 Close Reeding 8:31

Jayson Beaster-Jones tenor saxophone


2 Baby’s On Fire 9:19

Harald Kisiedu alto saxophone

Jeff Morris feedback (no-input) mixer


3 Slurp 4:58

Nana Pi Aabo Larsen tenor saxophone


4 Voclarise 13:02

Jorge Variego bass clarinet


What’s in a Whisper

Johannes Sarjasto alto saxophone

Ilmari Heikinheimo drum set

Kalle van Timonen synthesizers

5 I. Hush 5:34

6 II. Howl 6:42

7 III. Growl 4:45

8 IV. Grit 8:36


9 Close Reeding (Neural Reprise) 3:09




(1) recorded September 25, 2012 at Rudder Auditorium in College Station TX.

(2) recorded February 7, 2015 at Texas A&M University in College Station TX.

(3) recorded June 29, 2015 at Aristotle University Thessaloniki, Greece.

(4) recorded May 22, 2016 at Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall in Knoxville TN.

(5 – 8) recorded June 25, 2015 at Merimiehenkatu Studio in Helsinki, Finland.

(9) recorded March 31, 2020 at HBP-West in College Station TX


Package art: (Cover) Close Reeding I, Essex Bright, oil on polyvinyl film. (Left) Close Reeding VI, Sussex Deep, oil on polyvinyl film


April Zanne Johnson

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