released January 31, 2018
A BLACKSMITH BROTHER RECORDING
Armen Nalbandian ~ piano
Eric Revis ~ bass
Nasheet Waits ~ drums
Recorded at United Recording Studios (Studio B)
in Los Angeles, CA on March 22nd, 2017.
Executive Producer ~ Ara Nalbandian
Recorded by Benjamin Tierney
Recording Assistant ~ Rouble Kapoor
Mixed by Ara Nalbandian
Cover Art ~ Travassos
Photography ~ Mark Peaced
Dedicated to the Memory of Muhal Richard Abrams and Geri Allen
Sheol is inspired by the artwork “Sheol” by Theaster Gates
Heirloom is inspired by the artwork “Heirlooms and Accessories” by Kerry James Marshall
All compositions by Armen Nalbandian except as noted below
Boo Boo’s Birthday and Light Blue composed by Thelonious Monk
Malachi composed by Andrew Hill
Watch 'The Holy Ghost' short film ~ vimeo.com/armennalbandian/theholyghost
Special Thanks: Maximina & the Revis family, Jeff Parker, Kris Davis, Marika Hughes, United Recording Studios, Rob Goodchild, Candace Stewart, and those bottles of Casamigos.
Deep gratitude to Theaster Gates, Kerry James Marshall, & Lorna Simpson for the inspiration.