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1 Outland
Bass Guitar – Mo FosterFlugelhorn – Mark IshamGuitar, Keyboards [Synthesizers] – Ray RussellPercussion – Frank Riccotti*
2 Prelude 1
Keyboards [Synths], Flute [Pan Pipes] – Ray Russell
3 Pour Me A Fish
Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Synthesizer [Guitar Synth], Percussion – Ray Russell
4 Blue Shoes - No Dance
Guitar [Classical] – Ray RussellPiano – Tony Hymas
5 Lundy Island
Double Bass – Mo FosterGuitar, Synthesizer, Percussion – Ray Russell
6 The Pan Piper
Electric Piano – Gil EvansGuitar [Acoustic Bass] – Mo FosterGuitar, Synthesizer [Synth] – Ray RussellPercussion – Frank Riccotti*Trumpet – Mark Isham
7 Childscape
Acoustic Guitar, Percussion – Ray RussellBacking Vocals, Other [Toys] – George Stanley BaldwinPiano – Tony Hymas
8 Point Perfect
Bass Guitar – Mo FosterSynthesizer [Guitar Synth], Piano – Ray RussellTrumpet, Flugelhorn – Mark Isham
9 Prelude 2
Synthesizer – Mark Isham
10 If Only....
Acoustic Guitar, Synthesizer, Flute [Pan Pipes], Percussion – Ray Russell
11 Murmers In Reverse
Acoustic Guitar, Synthesizer, Percussion – Ray RussellGuitar [Fretless Bass] – Mo FosterTrumpet, Flugelhorn – Mark Isham
12 Sketches Of Gil
Electric Piano – Gil EvansGuitar [Tenor] – Ray RussellTrumpet – Mark Isham
Bonus Tracks
13 Avian 8:08
14 No Step 8:55
15 Snow (A Passing Phase) 6:44
16 A Table Near The Band 8:39

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Angel Air Records
  • Copyright (c) – Angel Air Records


  • Composed By – Gil Evans (tracks: 6), Ray Russell (tracks: 1 - 5, 7 - 16)
  • Engineer – Simon Smart
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Mike Krowiak
  • Executive-Producer – Charles Shiddell
  • Producer – Ray Russell, Simon Smart


Recorded and mixed at Last Chance Recordings, London.
Mark Isham: Trumpet and Flugelhorn recorded at Deronda Drive Studios, Los Angeles, California.
Gil Evans: Piano recorded at R.P.M. Studios, New York City, New York.
Transcription of the 'Pan Piper' from the original recording by Gil Evans and Miles Davis on 'Sketches Of Spain' by Kevin Townend.
Mark Isham appears courtesy of Virgin America.
Mo Foster appears courtesy of M.M.C. Recordings
Ray Russell uses Rotosound Strings

Special thanks to Doreen, Ellis and Chic for all their support and to Sally for her creative thinking through the making of this album. Also to Kevin Townend for his painstaking work on the transcription of 'The Pan Piper' and specially to George, for being - ours.
This album was mastered using Dolby® Spectoral Recording.

All titles published by Polygram Music Publishing Ltd. Except for 'Lundy Island' & 'If Only....' published by Music House International. 'The Pan Piper' Copyright M.C.P.S. Ltd.

To eavesdrop ...As if the ear was so very far from the ground ....If so ....why not now.
Dedication - with love to Gil: The embodiment of musical freedom .....

Made in UK

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 5 055011-701786
  • Label Code: LC 10415
  • Rights Society: MCPS

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
834 107-2 Ray Russell Why Not Now ‎(CD, Album) Theta 834 107-2 UK & Europe 1988
BW012 Ray Russell Featuring Gil Evans And Mark Isham Ray Russell Featuring Gil Evans And Mark Isham - Childscape ‎(CD, Album, RE) B&W, B&W Music BW012 UK 1990
834 107-1 Ray Russell Why Not Now ‎(LP, Album) Theta 834 107-1 Netherlands 1988
Ray Russell - Why Not Now mp3 download
Performer: Ray Russell
Genre: Electronic / Jazz
Title: Why Not Now
Country: UK & Europe
Released: 2004
Style: Ambient
MP3 version ZIP size: 1690 mb
FLAC version RAR size: 1971 mb
Rating: 4.5
Votes: 329