This arrangement was born out of necessity and as an act of defiance. I needed another piece for my solo show, based on the CPA project, and as a “friendly revenge” to Igal, who’s, despite my explicit request to write me a solo piece, written a duo for alto saxophone and drum set.
More technically speaking, this text was originally for a duo of a drum set and alto sax, and as I was playing it in its original form, I kept reflecting on how can I connect to the drum’s sound. Can these two very different sounds ever merge and reshape each other?
Thanks to this new arrangement, my preposition has changed, and I can now ask the contrar-question: “How rich, diverse, and distinct sound worlds can create by myself, taking into account one would be “sax” and the other “drum”?
As the quest developed, I found wonderful new sounds, thanks to the use of my legs – new playing dynamics and, eventually, new and interesting ways to merge these sounds into new sound ideas.