The Free Jazz Collective
Reviews of Free Jazz and Improvised Music
Sunday, May 19, 2019
Rest in Peace Sensei Tetsu Saitoh (1955 - 2019)
Tetsu Saitoh, photo by Frank Schindelbeck By Eyal Hareuveni On Saturday, May 18th, just before noon Japanese great double bass ...
The Wøøøh - Music For Weddings And Funerals (Ormo, 2019) ****
By Stef Three Danish musicians, Lars Bech Pilgaard on guitar, Henrik Pultz Melbye on tenor sax and clarinet, and Rune Lohse on drums, me...
Saturday, May 18, 2019
Tetuzi Akiyama/Ken Ikeda/Chihei Hatakeyama - erroribus humanis et antinomy (OTOOTO, 2019) ****½
By Nick Metzger I’ve probably listened to this record more than any other thus far in 2019, as I’ve been extraordinarily busy tendi...
Friday, May 17, 2019
Guillermo Gregorio & Brandon Lopez - 12 Episodes (Relative Pitch, 2019) ****
By Keith Prosk Guillermo Gregorio (clarinet) and Brandon Lopez (contrabass) play freely across twelve tracks lasting 39 minutes on 1...
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Keeping Up with Slovenian Percussionist Zlatko Kaučič
By Eyal Hareuveni Readers of the blog may know the work of the Slovenian drummer Zlatko Kaučič, especially his recorded collabo...
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Quatuor Bozzini – Phill- Niblock-Baobab ****
By Nick Ostrum The Canadian ensemble Quatuor Bozzini are really something special. I only recently came across them on Cassandra Mi...
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Nate Wooley - Columbia Icefield (Northern Spy, 2019) ****
By Keith Prosk Nate Wooley (trumpet, effects) recruits Mary Halvorson (electric guitar), Susan Alcorn (pedal steel guitar), and Ryan...
Monday, May 13, 2019
Michaël Attias - échos la nuit (Out Of Your Head Records, 2019) ****
By Eyal Hareuveni Sax player Michaël Attias is often described as one of the most questing and keenly collaborative figures on the...
Sunday, May 12, 2019
Catching-up with Paul Dunmall (Day Two)
By Colin Green Paul Dunmall, Frank Paul Schubert, Sebastiano Dessanay, Jim Bashford – Sign of the Times (FMR,...
Saturday, May 11, 2019
Catching-up with Paul Dunmall (Day One)
By Colin Green Such are the flood of releases from British reeds-man Paul Dunmall that it sometimes feels like you can ne...
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