PAUL RUTHERFORD ~ TROMBONE
GEORGE HASLAM ~ BARITONE SAX & TAROGATO
SAMULI MIKKONEN ~ PIANO
UFFE KROKFORS ~ DOUBLE BASS
MIKA KALLIO ~ DRUMS
Recorded Saturday, 31 July 1999 at "RAAHEN RANTAJATSIT".
Recorded by Pertti Kinnunen.
Sleeve notes by Brian Morton.
Realised by Pauli Hallman.
Mastered by Eric Smith, Monstersound.
There is one track – Title "53 Minutes" duration 53:00
Composed by PAUL RUTHERFORD, GEORGE HASLAM, SAMULI MIKKONEN, UFFE KROKFORS, MIKA KALLIO.
The track is a single continuous performance, presented in 3 Movements; each movement divided into identification tags to mark different events.
1 2:02 Piano trio
2 4:12 Trombone & baritone enter
3 2:19 Baritone speaks
4 2:17 Tbn enters, initially supportive, roles reverse, bari offering support.
5 3:39 Trombone solos
6 1:15 Bari returns, quintet develops
7 2:25 Piano trio, with bari more strident.
8 4:14 Piano trio, now more positive.
9 5:53 Trio makes space for tbn, baritone added. Tbn/bari duet and quintet.
10 3:21 Tbn + piano, then with trio. Vintage Rutherford.
11 5:13 Baritone inspired by tbn.
12 2:41 Tbn re-enters, baritone subsides, leaves tbn + trio, waves of drums.
13 1:24 Tbn, long low notes, tarogato enters. Tinkling piano, rumbling tbn.
14 6:53 Tgto solo, bass sounds. Piano enters tgto continues, trio gets stronger.
15 5:08 Bass prominent, tgto subsides. Quintet re-assembles with a nod towards swing before the final coda.