Duets: A State of I

by David Leikam

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Duets: A State of I is a collection of structured improvisational duet compositions with David Leikam featuring Eddie Gale, Areni Agbabian, Jason Shanks, Thomas Merácz, and Wadada Leo Smith.

1. Sunrise featuring Eddie Gale
2. Womb featuring Areni Agbabian
3. Homage to an Iceberg featuring Jason Shanks
4. Floating Under The Skyline featuring Thomas Merácz
5. The Downfall and Happiness of Falling In-Love featuring Wadada Leo Smith

• David Leikam – moog rogue, acoustic piano
• Eddie Gale – trumpet
• Areni Agbabian – acoustic piano
• Jason Shanks – electronics, samples
• Thomas Merácz – beats, laptop
• Wadada Leo Smith – trumpet

All compositions by
• David Leikam | David B. Leikam - ASCAP
• Eddie Gale | Eddie Gale Stevens - ASCAP
• Areni Agbabian | Areni H. Agbabian - ASCAP
• Thomas Merácz
• Wadada Leo Smith | Leo Smith - ASCAP

Producer: Bill Leikam and David Leikam
Album Design: David Leikam

Sound Engineers :
• Mike Hirsch (1), Music Annex, Menlo Park, CA
• John Baffa (2.4.5), CalArts - Roy O. Disney Music Hall, Valencia, CA
• Gretchen Coombs (3), Maybeck Recital Hall, Berkeley, CA

Mastered by Robert Rich, Soundscape Productions, Mountain View, CA

© & ℗ 2009 2007 2006 2005 2002 David Leikam Music | dBcL
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released December 14, 2009



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David Leikam San Francisco, California

Composer, creative, designer, improviser, and bandleader of the industrial jazz unit zBug. Being born with cerebral palsy has affected his body and speech, given him a distinct view into his creative arts/music and being largely a self-taught multi-instrumentalist performer. His first piano solo studio performance was recorded at age 16 in January, 1988. ... more

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