Firehouse 12 Records To Release Myra Melford’s The Whole Tree Gone January 19th

From Improvised Communications:

On January 19th, Firehouse 12 Records will officially welcome esteemed pianist/composer Myra Melford to its roster with the release of The Whole Tree Gone (FH12-04-01-012), her first recording as a bandleader since 2006. Recorded in the label’s state-of-the-art studio, this is Ms. Melford’s second release with her longstanding ensemble Be Bread, which currently features Cuong Vu (trumpet), Ben Goldberg (clarinets), Brandon Ross (guitars), Stomu Takeishi (bass) and Matt Wilson (drums). It documents the latest evolution of eight original compositions she has been performing with this ensemble, and others, for the past five years. The band will celebrate its new release by touring both the East and West coasts in January.

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