Tryptophan Haze is a set of three live ambient improvisations performed by Allen Goodman and Darrell Burgan on November 24, 2007, live on StillStream.com before an internet audience from around the globe.
The story goes like this. One day, on a lark the artists decided to
do several live improvisations on Darrell's net radio program on
StillStream.com, only a few hours before the broadcast began. Despite the
last minute nature of their setup, these performances were the result.
After the broadcast, Allen and Darrell both felt that the performances
that night were special and needed to be released, hence this album.
Part One is a solo improvisation performed by Allen; similarly, Part Two
is an improvisational solo performance by Darrell.
Part Three, however, is a duet improvised in real time by both Allen and Darrell, using the ninjam net collaboration tool: