Live at Tsunami Sushi

Apex

Live at Tsunami Sushi is a live improvisational free jazz performance recorded in Tulsa, OK in July of 2005.

APEX Live at Tsunami Sushi Tulsa, OK – July 2005

2005, I was in the midst of one of the biggest transitions of my life. Two years earlier, I had been fired from high power job with a large wireless company. My actions deservedly led to this. By 2005 I was accumulating a large amount of debt, working six jobs, and I found myself forming a jazz trio with my cousin Ben and good friend Tim DeMoss. Over the course of our short existence (about 6 months), we recorded many hours of jazz standards and improvisational free jazz. Another local free jazz group named Milk Truck captured one of our live performances, without our planning or knowledge. A few weeks later, we were handed a CD with Set 1 from that show (if anyone has Set 2 please contact me!), what an excellent surprise!! Throughout the last ten years of moving to Portland (and going to work for another large wireless company) I often listen to this live performance. I remember this evening like it was last night. I released several personal demons that night, and I feel it comes across in our playing. It is an honor after all these years to present the re-mastered recordings for APEX, Live and Tsunami Sushi, recorded on a Saturday night in July of 2005 in the heart of downtown Tulsa! This album is 100% improvisational free jazz. To the other players of APEX, I love you and miss you and I hope one day we can join together again to rekindle the unique power and magic that was APEX! – Ragon Linde, Drums and Percussion

  1. Intro
  2. Here we Go
  3. Impending Storm
  4. Bugs
  5. Stretching the Horizon
  6. Lonely Voice in the Crowd

Tim DeMoss – Piano and Keyboards Ben Linde – Electric Guitar Ragon Linde – Drums and Electronic Percussion

Also Featuring: Matteo Bacchetti - Saxophone Damien Hartzell – Electric Guitar on Track 6 Phillip Phillip’s - Electric Guitar

All tracks recorded live in Tulsa, Oklahoma

Produced by Ragon Linde All songs Engineered by Milk Truck Mixed, and Mastered by Ragon Linde in Portland, Oregon

Photography by Ragon Linde in Tulsa, OK Cover Layout and Design - Ragon Linde

CONTACT: ragonlinde.com

© SLJ Productions ASCAP Copyright 2016

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