CD

Sky & country

Fly (performer), Mark Turner (performer), Larry Grenadier (performer)
Title
Sky & country
Other title
Sky and country
Performer
Fly Mark Turner  (saxofoon) Larry Grenadier  (contrabas) Jeff Ballard  (drums)
Publisher
ECM, 2009
1 cd
Recording date
2008
Playing time
01:07:39
EAN
0602517950412
CDR
JE30438

About Fly

CC BY 2.0 - Image by Martin Cooper from Ipswich, UK

True flies are insects of the order Diptera, the name being derived from the Greek δι- di- "two", and πτερόν pteron "wing". Insects of this order use only a single pair of wings to fly, the hindwings having evolved into advanced mechanosensory organs known as halteres, which act as high-speed sensors of rotational movement and allow dipterans to perform advanced aerobatics. Diptera is a large order containing an estimated 1,000,000 species including horse-flies, crane flies, hoverflies and others, although only about 125,000 species have been described.

Flies have a mobile head, with a pair of large compound eyes, and mouthparts designed for piercing and sucking (mosquitoes, black flies and robber flies), or for lapping and sucking in the other groups. Their wing arrangement gives them great maneuverability in flight, and claws and pads on their feet enable them to cling to smooth surfaces. Flies undergo complete me…Read more on Wikipedia