What Means Solid, Traveller?

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What Means Solid, Traveler?
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Studio album by David Torn
Released 1996
Recorded 1995
Genre Jazz fusion
Length 62:25
Label CMP Records
Producer David Torn and Kurt Renker
David Torn chronology
Tripping Over God
(1995)Tripping Over God1995
What Means Solid, Traveller?
(1996)
GTR OBLQ
(1998)GTR OBLQ1998
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What Means Solid, Traveller? is an album by guitarist David Torn, released in 1996.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Spell Breaks with the Weather" (5:49)
  2. "What Means Solid, Traveller?" (6:52)
  3. "Such Little Mirrors" (7:22)
  4. "Tiny Burns a Bridge" (8:42)
  5. "Gidya Hana" (7:27)
  6. "Each Prince, to His Kingdom, Must Labor to Go" (3:58)
  7. Particle Bugs @ Purulia Station" (7:42)
  8. In the Sands of these Days (a) "I Will Not Be Free... (2:59)
  9. (b) "...Til You Are Free" (4:25) (live)
  10. "Elsewhere, Now Than Waving" (10:09)

Personnel[edit]

  • David Torn - guitar & guitar-like thingies, textural & rhythmic loops, samples, voices, the pink lark, percussion, Cody's viola, Elijah's bass, mandolina, kotar
  • Fima Ephron - acoustic bass (tracks 5 & 7), el bass (first half of track 5)

Samples from -

  • Will Calhoun - drum kit loop (track 1)
  • Cannonball Adderley - little spoken vocal (track 1)
  • Gota Yashiki - the groove activator, drumkit loops (tracks 2,3 & 9)
  • Steve Jansen - drum kit loop (track 5)
  • David Ruffy - drum kit loop (track 7)
  • Mitch Mitchell - drum kit fill (track 9)