Joe Lovano Ensemble: Streams of Expression

On August 1, 2006, “Blue Note” label released “Streams of Expression”, the 20th Joe Lovano studio album. It was recorded in December 2005, at “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Joe Lovano.


  • Joe Lovano – alto clarinet, tenor saxophone
  • John Hicks – piano
  • James Weidman – piano
  • Dennis Irwin – bass
  • Lewis Nash – drums
  • Larry Farrell – trombone
  • Steve Slagel – flute, alto and soprano saxophone
  • Gary Smulyan – baritone saxophone
  • Ralph Lalama – clarinet, tenor saxophone
  • George Garzone – tenor saxophone
  • Tim Hagans – trumpet
  • Barry Ries – trumpet
  • Michael Parloff – flute
  • Charles Russo – clarinet, bass clarinet
  • Gunther Schuller – conductor

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Lovano.

  1. Streams of Expression: Streams, Pt. 1
  2. Streams of Expression: Cool, Pt. 2
  3. The Birth of the Cool Suite: Prelude/Moon Dreams
  4. The Birth of the Cool Suite: Interlude No. 1/Move/Interlude No. 2
  5. The Birth of the Cool Suite: Boplicity/Postlude
  6. Blue Sketches
  7. Buckeyes
  8. Streams of Expression: Enchantment, Pt. 3
  9. Streams of Expression: Second Nature, Pt. 4
  10. Streams of Expression: The Fire Prophets, Pt. 5
  11. Big Ben

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