No Business Records NBCD82-85 Light: the early years 1975-1989


William Hooker

    Disc One: ... is eternal life
  1. Drum form (18.06) includes: Wings, prophet of Dogon, Still water, Desert plant, TUNE. William Hooker, drums, percussion, vocal; recorded 28 May 1975 at Columbus Unversity, New York
  2. SOY: material/seven (26.48) David Murray, tenor saxophone; Mark Miller, bass; William Hooker, drums; recorded on 4 May 1975 at the Cubiculo, New York
  3. Passages (anthill) (19.27) David S. Ware, tenor saxophone; William Hooker, drums; recorded on 5 February 1976 at the Langston Hughes Library, New York
    Disc Two: ... is eternal life, Brighter lights
  1. Pieces I, II (18.46) Les Goodson, tenor saxophone, flute, percussion; Hasaan Dawkins, alto saxophone, flute, percussion; William Hooker, drums, percussion; recorded on 20 May 1976 at the NY Public Library, Columbus Branch
  2. Above and beyond (04.50) William Hooker, drums; recorded on 19 November 1976. Excerpt from Public Broadcast television program Towards the New Music, WHNB-TV, West Hartford, Connecticut
  3. Others (Unknowing) (04.57) Alan Braufman, alto saxophone, flute; William Hooker, drums
  4. Patterns I, II and III (14.54) Alan Braufman, alto saxophone, flute; William Hooker, drums
  5. 3 & 6/Right (13.15) Mark Hennen, piano; William Hooker, drums
  6. Present happiness (16.47) Jemeel Moondoc, alto saxophone; Hasaan Dawkins, tenor saxophone; William Hooker, drums; recorded 1980
    Disc Three: William Hooker Trio "Formulas of approach"
  1. Anchoring, inclusion, 3 & 6/Right (21.16)
  2. Clear, cold light/Into our midst/Japanese folk song (42.32)
  3. Roy Campbell, trumpet; Booker T. Williams, tenor saxophone; William Hooker, drums; recorded on 22 February 1988 at Roulette Club, New York
    Disc Four: William Hooker Trio "Transition"
  1. Contrast (with a feeling) (11.56)
  2. Naturally forward (32.20)
  3. Lewis Barnes, trumpet; Richard Keene, soprano, alto and tenor saxophones, flute; William Hooker, drums; recorded on 12 Febuary 1989 at Chumley's in the Castle, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts
  4. Continuity of unfoldment (16.18) William Hooker, drums recorded 1981 at WKCR-FM, Columbia University, New York
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