Park West Records Announces the Release of "Taking Shape" by the Jim Clouse Quartet
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BROOKLYN, N.Y. - eMusicWire -- Park West Records is thrilled to announce the release of "Taking Shape," a groundbreaking free jazz album by the Jim Clouse Quartet. This project marks a significant milestone in the careers of four remarkable musicians: Jim Clouse (saxophone), Ivo Perelman (saxophone), William Parker (bass), and Patrick Golden (drums) and with album art by artist Seth Indigo Carnes.

"Taking Shape" is more than just an album; it's the realization of a long-held dream to bring together a unique musical ensemble. Although Jim Clouse had the pleasure of performing with each member in different configurations, this is the first time they united as a quartet, creating an experience that surpasses imagination.

Patrick Golden and Jim Clouse have been recording duos and trios, exploring the depths of their musical synergy. Meanwhile, Ivo Perelman and William Parker have been collaborating at Park West Studios, contributing to a myriad of creative music projects. Their exceptional talent and the inspiration drawn from their performances made this recording inevitable.

The album begins with Ivo's captivating introduction, setting the stage for a distinctive musical dialogue. From that moment, each track unfolds as a unique conversation, showcasing this quartet's collective creativity and shared passion for music.

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"Taking Shape" is a testament to the power of collaboration and the boundless possibilities of free jazz. Each member of the Jim Clouse Quartet brings a wealth of experience and an individual voice that, when combined, creates a truly unique and dynamic sound. This album is an invitation to join them on a journey of musical exploration and discovery.

Join us on this journey, as the Jim Clouse Quartet takes shape and brings you an unforgettable auditory experience.

About Park West Records

Park West Records is a New York City-based record label specializing in avant-garde, free jazz, experimental, improvised as well as through composed music. Founded on the principles of artistic freedom and innovation, Park West Records is dedicated to providing a platform for boundary-pushing artists to showcase their unique visions and redefine the landscape of contemporary music. For more information, visit

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Album Credits:
  • Jim Clouse: Saxophone
  • Ivo Perelman: Saxophone
  • William Parker: Bass
  • Patrick Golden: Drums
  • Seth Indigo Carnes: Album Art

Release Date: 07/08/2024
Label: Park West Records
Genre: Free Jazz

Explore the limitless potential of jazz with "Taking Shape," available now on all major streaming platforms and at select retailers. (, (

Patrick Golden, Co-Founder

Source: Park West Records
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