Go Together

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Go Together
Studio album by Carla Bley & Steve Swallow
Released 1993
Recorded Summer 1992
Genre Jazz
Length 52:32
Label Watt/ECM
Producer Carla Bley & Steve Swallow
Carla Bley chronology
The Very Big Carla Bley Band
Go Together
Big Band Theory

Go Together is an album of duets by American composer, bandleader and keyboardist Carla Bley and bassist Steve Swallow recorded and released on the Watt/ECM label in 1993.[1] It is the pair's second duet recording following Duets (1988).


The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars and stated "A melodic but explorative player, Bley (whose use of space sometimes recalls Thelonious Monk) interacts closely with the electric bass of Steve Swallow on this excellent duet session".[2] The Penguin Guide to Jazz awarded it 3 stars calling it "An intriguingly relaxed and unhurried survey of (mostly) older material".[3]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]
Penguin Guide to Jazz 3/4 stars[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Carla Bley except as indicated
  1. "Sing Me Softly of the Blues" - 5:52
  2. "Mother of the Dead Man" - 5:54
  3. "Masquerade in 3 Parts: Carnation/Dark Glasses/Mustache" (Steve Swallow) - 13:08
  4. "Ad Infinitum" - 5:56
  5. "Copyright Royalties" - 6:31
  6. "Peau Douce" (Swallow) - 4:46
  7. "Doctor" - 4:21
  8. "Fleur Carnivore" - 6:21
  • Recorded at Grog Kill Studio, Willow, New York in the Summer of 1992.



  1. ^ Carla Bley discography accessed August 9, 2010
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed August 9, 2010
  3. ^ a b Cook, Richard; Brian Morton (2008) [1992]. The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings. The Penguin Guide to Jazz (9th ed.). New York: Penguin. p. 130. ISBN 978-0-14-103401-0.