Stories of the Pterodactly (Relatos de Terodáctilo) exist in many cultures. Chientaroli, Espinal, Rave, and Vitale bring us a release that is enchanting and challenging.
There’s a magic power play in the sticks. Tony Levin and Markus Reuter playing unique instruments, with Pat Mastelotto on percussion is an experience
This is an inspired vocal improv challenge on Vocalises: electronic compositions interwoven with vocal improvisations in a widely varied sonic excursion.
This is no zombie joke. This release makes me want to Pray for Brain. After hearing it, I think you will too…so, please Pray for Brain.
This is not my first journey into recordings that have mixed cultural origins. Unfortunately, many force cultural references to fit into western music molds. However I prefer the opposite: when western cultural influences are hammered into forms to fit within other cultures, or even completely re-invented to fit them.
So I am probably not the first person to say this, but: I am really happy for Andres Elstein’s La Caja. I’ve missed this style of jazz!