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Jul
24
2017

Phil Treloar album

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OF OTHER NARRTIVES VOLUME 6: and So…too (feeling-to-thought) 9.5/10 The final volume in Phil Treloar’s mammoth retrospective of a significant part of his life’s work, Of Other Narratives – Tracings in the Ground of Collective Autonomy, is almost like a snapshot of the series as a whole. The music occurs upon a wide-open field where […]

Jul
19
2017

Leo Genovese album

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ARGENTINOSAURUS (Newvelle) 8.5/10 Few albums contains such diverse music from a piano/bass/ drums trio. But then this diversity is partly a reflection of the players involved. Leo Genovese, the brilliant Argentinean pianist, thinks wildly different sorts of thoughts when composing and playing, from the tightest song formats to the loosest blowing vehicles, and all points […]

Jul
17
2017

Jonathan Crayford album

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EAST WEST MOON (Rattle/Birdland) 9/10 This is the second time that New Zealand pianist Jonathan Crayford has teamed up with the stellar New York rhythm section of bassist Ben Street and drummer Dan Weiss. But Crayford is well clear of the mentality of using Big Apple musicians as a proving ground for one’s own musicianship. […]

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