“Static Garbled Dream” is the new release of “Raw Tonk Records”. Album was recorded by Colin Webster (alto saxophone), Andrew Lisle (drums) and Otto Willberg (double bass). Three musicians have individual, independent, modern and bright improvising styles. They create a brilliant set of marvelous, roaring, intensive and effective collective improvisations, when they are improvising together. All of them base their music on the main elements of avant-garde jazz and free improvisation. Newest tendencies of contemporary experimental jazz gently suit together with the traditions formed by great avant-garde jazz pioneers of 1960’s avant-garde jazz. The music always has rich, expressive, bright and moving musical language, Musicians are open to innovative musical decisions, extravagant and original instrumentation and wide range of different expressions, styles, playing techniques and other elements of musical language. Artsy, creative and organic fusion of dozens of contrasting and conceptual musical language elements makes an effort to remarkable, inspiring and bright sound of their music.
“Static Garbled Dream” is a set of engaging and evocative compositions. The music is based on the main elements of three improvisers playing style and avant-garde jazz basics. Free improvisation, roaring, brave, intense and aggressive energy explosions, bright and vivacious melodies, passionate, furiously rapid and impressive passages, precise, engaging, evocative and brilliant playing techniques – these basic elements contain the main part of the musical pattern, but aren’t the only elements of it. The musical pattern has rch, colorful and bright structure and wide scale of sounds, gorgeous timbres, strange noises and tunes. All kinds of different timbres, rhythms, melodies, ornamentations, abbreviations and other elements of musical language are gently fused together in one place. The music is based on dynamic, progressive and interesting sound. Musicians are trying out new and innovative ways of playing, they also not hesitate to make fresh, brave, provocative and drastic musical decisions or stylistic changes. Eclectic combinations between various elements of musical language create an interesting and modern sound and reveal the main mood, sound and tendencies about the musician’s improvising. Musicians are the masters of artsy, creative, spontaneous, thrilling and intense improvising – their music is dynamic, filled with moody solos, spontaneous and extravagant musical decisions and especially colorful musical pattern. From the soft, silent and relaxing sound musicians go straight to the roaring storm of vibrant blow outs, passionate and powerful solos, sparkling, gorgeous and attractive shute of percussion, loud and intensive drum rolls, sudden abruptions, pauses or depressive, abandoned and cold pieces. Gentle, bright, joyful and light improvisations also contain a huge part of the improvisations. Its warm ,cordial and charming sound make a huge concept with other episodes. The musicians are paying the highest attention to expressions of moods, characters and unusual timbres. Each musician is improvising individually and differently from the others. Experienced and talented jazz masters have their own point of view to the sound, improvisation and its elements. Their improvisations aren’t just a set of free, spontaneous and expressive melodies – the musicians frequently turn it to frantic, thrilling, hot and sparkling field of experiments, fascinating sounds and timbres. Marvelous and impressive saxophone solos are especially expressive and bright. Vibrant and powerful solos, thrilling, turbulent and roaring blow outs, light and extremely rapid passages, virtuosic and furiously fast elements of ornaments and abbreviations, bordering dynamics, wide scale of timbres, sounds and chords – all these elements turn the saxophone improvisations to real bursts of energy. Energetic and viibrant saxophone also bring active, expressive and hot mood to whole album. Double bass melodies make gorgeous background and produce wide range of strange timbres, unusual sounds and tunes. Deep, dark, solid and vibrant bass line and stable harmonic pattern also is created and kept all the time. Unusual timbres, weird sounds and monotonic tunes are connected with marvelous, virtuosic, powerful and bright solos illustrated with colorful passages, gentle pizzicatto, rapid and passionate melodies and other similar elements. Drum section is solid and intensive. Drummer masterfully fuses together all kinds of rhythms and sounds. Roaring and turbulent free improvisations are based on open forms which are filled with expressive and sharp bebop rhythms, aggressive and moving solos, passionate and terrrific drum rolls, passages, fanfars and other elements of musical language. Gorgeous and colorful variety of percussion timbres creates effective, bright, modern and interesting musical background. The music played and improvised by three great jazz masters, has remarkable, intensive, suggestive and inspiring sound.