Sten Sandell Trio - Face Of Tokyo (PNL, 2010) ****½
Dawn Of Midi - First (Accretions, 2010) ****½
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Correction - Two Nights In April (Ayler, 2010)****
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Curtis Clark Trio - Táági (NoBusiness, 2010) ***½
Moving away from the improvisations above, the excellent pianist Eri Yamamoto with her long-time collaborators David Ambrosio on bass and Ikuo Takeuchi on drums. The music is the accompaniment for a silent movie "I Was Born, But ...", made in 1932 by Yasujiro Ozu, one of Japan's best movie directors. That being said, the music does not ressemble the period of the movie, and it can just stand on its own as nice post-bop, sometimes bluesy, but always very lyrical and performed with subtlety.
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Frank Kimbrough - Rumors (Palmetto, 2010) ***
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Espen Eriksen Trio: You Had Me At Goodbye (Rune Grammofon, 2010)
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