Crossing Points

Featuring: William Hooker

Musicians on the recording

William Hooker - drums
Thomas Chapin - saxophones

This is a monster duo! One of the greatest duo events of all time. There were a series of weekly duo encounters with William Hooker and different saxists at Jerome Cooper's loft during the summer in the early nineties. I caught two of these with Louie Belogenis and Thomas Chapin and both were incredible. I recall that Louie and Thomas were pushed even further than usual by William's colossal drumming. Both Louie & Thomas mentioned that William made them dig deep into their souls for two sets each to come up with enough ideas to last through these two encounters. This recording captures the night with Thomas Chapin and William Hooker in all their glory...

Recording track list

1. The Subway 28:40
2. Addiction to Sound 23:06
3. The Underground Dead 19:05
NoBusiness Records NBCD 28
Release year - 2011
Edition of 1000 copies

Credits and release info

  • Recorded at 9th str Gallery, New York City on 30th May, 1992
  • Music written by William Hooker and published under BMI (WILLIAM HOOKER MUSIC)
  • Mastered by Ar┼źnas Zujus at MAMAstudios
  • Cover design by Oskaras Anosovas
  • Producer - Danas Mikailionis
  • Co-producer - Valerij Anosov

Reviews and articles

Crossing Points - Dominic Duval

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