|Statements is a numbered limited edition enhanced CD for PC and MAC. The enhancement contains an interview, art and poetry by Michael and other artists, information on the instruments used, the stories behind the songs and more.
Statements is a solo album, in the lines of Julius Hemphill's Blue Boye, Joe McPhee's Tenor & Fallen Angels and Anthony Braxton's For Alto. Michael plays all parts and instruments, including some bassoon and percussion. He has attempted to tell stories from his life, especially of the last two years, and in the process have collected a series of his own statements.
24 bit digital recording, mixing, & mastering during evenings, weekends,
& sick days from May - November 2001 at Black Hat Records, San Mateo, CA24 bit digital recording, mixing, & mastering during evenings, weekends,
& sick days from May - November 2001 at Black Hat Records, San Mateo, CA
Michael Cooke (alto sax flute, soprano sax, tenor sax, bass clarinet, bassoon, rainstick, clapping, sleigh bells, singing bowl, tambourine, chinese healing balls, Chinese cymbals, hooves shaker, nut shell shaker, Agogo bells)