Serving the San Francisco Bay Area New Music Community

Artist Michael Cooke
Title Statements
Label Black Hat Records - BH-1002 -
Released On 4/1/2002

Statements is a solo album, in the lines of Julius Hemphill's Blue Boye, Joe McPhee's Tenor & Fallen Angels and Anthony Braxton's For Alto. Michael plays all parts and instruments, including some bassoon and percussion. Statements is a numbered limited edition enhanced CD for PC and Mac. The enhancement contains an interview, art and poetry by Michael and other artists, information on the instruments used, the stories behind the songs and more. Statements is available with three different covers and poems all by different artists. You can download them from the Black Hat Records website, under the "Free Extras" section. Just print them out on your printer to replace the cover. The numbered limited edition enhanced version is available from The Jazz Loft, Black Hat Records,, and CDBaby.