Tracking the Odds: Dave Douglas (Audio)

Feb 25, 2019
Produced by Roulette Intermedium.

Thoughts Around Mahfouz is a collection of compositions and improvisations inspired by the writing of Egyptian novelist Naguib Mahfouz by composer Dave Douglas (trumpet and electrics) and an ensemble featuring Ikue Mori (electronic percussion), Jamie Saft (keyboards), and Kenny Wollesen (drums and percussion). Douglas is a prolific creative force as trumpeter, composer, educator, and entrepreneur from New York City known for the stylistic breadth of his work and for leading a diverse set of ensembles and projects. This program excerpts a live concert recorded at Roulette on 15 April 1998.