A rather stunning example can be found on his concert recorded live at Maybeck Studios in 2006. A Sweet Quasimodo Between Black Vampire Butterflies for Maybeck (Cold Blue 0025) puts that 40-minute performance before our ears. Palestine holds forth on two Yamaha pianos simultaneously, doing what he does best, and doing it exceptionally well. Like much of his solo work, if not all, he occupies here a place somewhere between formalist new music and free improvisation.
Palestine creates a maelstrom of sound to transfix and transport your listening being. His recordings don't generally stay around long and since this one is one of his very best, grab it now and get into his world full-force. Recommended.
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