Album description1 audio disc : digital ; 12 cm.
Red Mark Records: CD9212.
For narrator and double bass (2nd-3rd works) and with violin (4th work).
Composed by Frank Proto.
Text after Langston Hughes (1st work), by John Chenault (2nd-4th works).
Ensemble Sans Frontière (Ronald Aufmann, bass clarinet ; Norman Johns, cello (1st work) ; John Blake, violin (4th work) ; Charles Holmond, narrator ; Frank Proto double bass).
Recorded in Cincinnati, Ohio, January 22 (1st work), November 16 (2nd, 4th works) and October 17 (3rd work), 1997.
Edition recorded: Liben Music.
Program notes (11 pages), inserted.
Contents: Afro-American fragments : for bass clarinet, cello and double bass (1997) (27:25) -- Mingus : live in the underworld (1995) (8:50) -- Ode to a giant (1993) (12:10) -- More than Miles (1997) (9:33).
I. Proto, Frank, 1941-. Afro-American fragments
II. Proto, Frank, 1941-. Mingus
III. Proto, Frank, 1941-. Ode to a giant
IV. Proto, Frank, 1941-. More than Miles