New Orbit

Matthew Shipp

New Orbit finds Matthew Shipp uniting the many experiences he has had as an Afro-American composer and the various strands of the modern music world that are relevant to him. Shipp is joined on New Orbit by Wadada Leo Smith on trumpet, bassist extraordinaire William Parker, and Gerald Cleaver on drums. This record strips away conventional interpretations and immerses the talents of his ensemble in new and exciting forms.


Matthew Shipp, piano
Wadada Leo Smith, trumpet
William Parker, bass
Gerald Cleaver, drums


New Orbit
Paradox X
Orbit 2
Orbit 3
U Feature
Maze Hint
Paradox Y
Orbit 4