JAKOB BRO : UMA ELMO

LABEL: ECM ALBUM IN A SENTENCE: In collaboration with trumpeter Arve Henriksen and drummer Jorge Rossy, guitarist Jakob Bro builds freeform jazz improvisations with a strong instinct for melodic beauty. The sun is all. It bleaches colour. It flattens ambition to do anything but drift inside and beyond an afternoon half-sleep. It dries. It burns.Continue reading “JAKOB BRO : UMA ELMO”

Patricia Brennan: Maquishti (LP)

LABEL: VALLEY OF SEARCH ALBUM IN A SENTENCE: Solo improvisations and jazz compositions that stretch what is possible with a vibraphone or marimba. Derrumbe is the Spanish word for collapse, but the final track on Maquishti, ‘Derrumbe De Turquesas’ could be translated literally as Turquoise Landslide. If that translation sounds like a remnant from theContinue reading “Patricia Brennan: Maquishti (LP)”