Prune Bécheau – “Stries ton, tripes et poils” (Weighter Recordings, 2018)

“Stries ton, tripes et poils” was released by “Weighter Records” a few months ago. Album was recorded by strings instrument’s virtuoso and improviser Prune Bécheau. Musician is famous in avant-garde jazz scene because of innovative improvising style, unique sound and interesting playing manner. He pays the highest attention to extraction of unusual timbres ad creation of fresh, new and interesting sound. His music is based on avant-garde jazz, experimental music, electronic and electroacoustic music and has some relations with academic avant-garde and contemporary academical music. This huge range of different styles helps musician to create original, bright and remarkable sound. Prune Becheau music is filled with spontaneous solos, free improvisations, colorful, expressive and vivid melodies, bright and original musical language, inventive orchestration decisions and wide variety of rare, unheard and fresh timbres. Effective and modern instrumentation has a strong effort to whole sound – it makes his music to sound interesting, bright and passionate.

“Stries ton, tripes et poils” is based on avant-garde jazz and other music styles. The music has dynamic rhythmic, expressive melodies, eclectic and bright stylistic combinations, creative orchestration decisions – all these elements contain the main part of this album improvisations. Compositions are iinteresting and modern at various points. Avant-garde jazz elements are fused together with experimental music, various styles of contemporary academical music elements, electronics and academic avant-garde. The form of the compositions is free, based on spontaneous solos and made by various open forms of avant-garde jazz and classical forms of Western Europe music. Improviser likes to play spontaneously – he frequently makes vivid, unpredictable and vivacious musical decisions, which create a contrasting sound. The instrumentation probably is the most effective point of this album – it makes the highest effort to effective, suggestive and expressive sound. The authentic sounds of baroque violin are fused together with original, strange and interesting electronics. Glitch, drone, computer achine, the sounds of electronics and computer devices, sound alterations, timbres modifications, imitations of various nature sounds, field recordings, tape and voice recordings – all these elements are used here together with violin. Violin melodies are filled with expressive and bright solos, calm and silent pieces, abstract musical pattern and inventive instrumentation – vivid staccato, energetic and moving solos, spontaneous musical decisions, extraordinary playing techniques and experimental ways of playing bring remarkable and bright sound to this album. Improviser tries out everything – he mixes ad fuses together many different musical language elements which are the opposites to each other. Moving and touching solos suddenly turn out to silent and relaxing pieces, playful pizzicato, bright and turbulent culminations, effective vibrato, active and colorful glissando and many other traditional playing techniques. All these things are masterfully integrated together in one place. The melodic line is emotional and dynamic – musician likes to experiment in various fields of musical language – by using dozens of experimental ways of playing, special effects, electronics and other instrumentation decisions he creates bright, interesting, fresh and remarkable melodies, colorful background and strong rhythmic line. This music is vivid, fresh, expressive, dynamic and passionate – it has wide range of different sounds, expressions, tunes and timbres. Marvelous synthesis between various jazz and experimental music styles make an effprt to interesting and original sound.

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Konatus – “Ethics” (Mortvik Recordings, 2018)

“Ethics” is the newest release of “Mortvik Recordings”. Album was recorded by David Linnros (saxophones and electronics), Dror Feiler (saxophones and electronics), Ida Lundén (piano and electronics) and Niklas Korssell (drums/percussion). All these four musicians also are very well-known as “Konatus” quartet. The music of this ensemble is based on experimental music, avant-garde jazz and some intonations of modern jazz styles. Unusual sounds, strange timbres, rich musical language, eclectic instrumental combinations, modern and innovative musical decisions, wide range of different rhythms, extended playing techniques, musical expressions and other musical language elements make an effort to interesting and remarkable sound. All the members of ensemble like to experiment – they are producing new timbres, making inventive musical decisions and always trying to get out from the sound comfort zone. Inventive musical decisions, original playing style, unique sound by each musician help musicians to create bright, innovative and interesting sound.

“Ethics” has interesting sound, difficult and rich musical pattern and colorful musical language. Dynamic rhythmic, abstract pattern, colorful and sharp harmony, contrasting episodes organically twisted together in one place with special effects, innovative ways of playing and electronics – all these elements are the most important basics of the improvisations. The compositions are based on open form and free improvisation. Musicians aren’t trying to create glamorous melodies or remarkable solos – they are dedicated to explore new and fresh fields of sound and more interesting forms of it. Acoustics and electronics are used together in whole album – masterful and organic synthesis make contrasting, modern and dynamic sound. Musicians also like eclectic and strange stylistic and instrumental combinations – along with percussion they also are using various objects or things. There are dozens of different rhythms, expressions, sounds, playing techniques and timbres, but musicians masterfully join together all of them in one place. All music is based on avant-garde jazz and experimental music. Search of unusual timbres, interesting instrumentation combinations, huge variety of rhythms and timbres, sounds experiments and other similar elements of musical language bring strong intonations of experimental music and even some elements of academic avant-garde. The music isn’t strictly based in any point – it has free form, lot of space for improvisation, sound experiments and surprising, provocative and astonishing musical decisions. That’s impossible to say, what’s is going to be next – this music is changing all the time, is very organic, dynamic and filled with colorful musical decisions and expressions. Saxophones improvisations by David Linnros and Dror Feiler are interesting and bright. From the silent, calm and restful pieces it gets to bright, expressive and spontaneous solos, virtuosic passages, colorfully illustrated with special effects, unusual timbres, strange noises or sudden stylistic turns. Silent episodes are based on abstract musical pattern – it doesn’t have a strong melodic pattern or rhythmic section. Everything is masterfully and effectively combined in one place – original and separate melodic intonations, huge variety of rhythms are masterfully illustrated with inventive and modern instrumentation – effective glissando, sensible vibrato, sudden and rapid jumps from the highest to the deepest registres, harsh and shrieky noises, playful and joyful solos or rigorous, bright and sharp culminations. All these elements bring effective and remarkable sound to the compositions. Saxophone melodies also create natural and warm sound, which is highly contrasting with electronics. Ida Lundén piano is filled with marvelous solos, separate noises, interesting musical decisions and bright musical language. This music is unpredictable – pianist masterfully switches between various moods, playing manners, characters or styles. Avant-garde jazz is mixed with bebop, post bop, neo bop and other modern jazz styles – that especially clearly hears at rhythmic section. Sharp chords, colorful and modern dissonances, all kinds of different rhythms, colorful and wide range of different playing techniques, special effects and dynamic stylistic turns – all these elements are very important part of this pianist improvisations. Piano improvisations have remarkable, dynamic, interesting and marvelous sound. Niklas Korssell drums and percussion is very colorful and bright. Subtle, abstract and free improvisations are filled with unusual timbres, strange and eclectic stylistic combinations, exraordinary instruments, objects and sounds. Sparkling solos, wide range of colorful and extraordinary timbres, special effects, sound experiments and fascinatign instrumentation decisions make an effort to whole sound. Just like the other instruments, this music has two sides. Abstract, subtle and silent free improvisations, there the main and the most important priority is sound experiments and the extraction of interesting timbres, and bright, loud and expressive culminations with natural, warm and dynamic sound, sparkling and marvelous solos, turbulent improvisations and special effects. The electronics section has an strong effect to whole album. Alterated sounds, modified timbres, sonic system experiments, glitch, drone, the sounds of computer and electronic devices, the experiments with computer machine and many other similar electronics playing techniques are used here. That makes a strong contrast with acoustic instruments and make the sound even more interesting, bright, modern and remakable. Organic synthesis between huge range of different playing techniques, sounds and other elements of musical language make an effort to original, remarkable and bright sound of this album.

Eric Wong, Nuno Torres, Guilherme Rodrigues & Ernesto Rodrigues – “Temperature Difference” (Creative Sources, 2018)

“Temperature Difference” is the newest release of “Creative Sources”. Album was recorded by Eric Wong (archetop guitar), Nuno Torres (alto saxophone), Guilherme Rodrigues (cello) and Ernesto Rodrigues (viola). All four musicians are interesting and creative improvisers. They like to experiment in all fields of musical language and are always trying to create bright, new and innovative sound. Their music is based on avant-garde jazz, but also has some elements of alternative and experimental music. Innovative musical decisions, own and specific playing techniques, wide range of strange noises and tunes, dozens of extended playing techniques and other musical language elements – all these elements form the main style of the musicians. Spontaneous and remarkable solos are heard very much in their compositions – musicians always eft enough place for spontaneous, unpredictable and shocking musical decisions. Striking solos, peaceful and abstract episodes, marvelous and expressive passages, roaring blow outs or turbulent collective improvisations – all these elements help musicians to create unique, interesting, remarkable and original sound.

“Temperature Difference” has interesting and expressive sound. All compositions are based on free improvisation and avant-garde jazz. Abstract musical pattern, separate melodic and rhythmic elements, glamorous and effective solos, special effects, dozens of extended playing techniques, improvising manners and other elements form the main basic of these compositions. Musicians create extraordinary and rich musical pattern – they also use specific ways of sound extraction, extraordinary playing techniques and produce huge range of strange timbres. Separate meodic and rhythmic elements are repeated silmunateously – it has contrasting and variable sound. The music never stays the same – it’s made by different episodes which are highly contrasting with each other. The musical pattern varies between abstract, silent and lyric pattern, polyphonic facture and free improvisation. T\Splendid and mavrelous improvisations are the best episodes of whole album – musicians searche for new ways of playing, bright and active musical decisions and grouping together voorful, interesting and absolutely different music episodes which are the opposites to each other. Nuno Torres saxophone melodies – filled with energy, passion and expressions. Saxophonist fuses together specific and experimental playing techniques with very well-known and traditional ways of playing. Expressive solos, bright and clear solos, vibrant, effective and moving vibrato, gentle and colorful glissando and many other different playing techniques. That makes an effort to whole sound of the album – it brings new colors and sounds to whole compositions. Nuno Torres is improvising dynamically and expressively – his playing manner is based on avant-garde jazz, which are joint together with modern jazz styles and experimental music. Eric Wong archetop guitar melodies are based on contrasts and different moods – from silent, abstract and restful pieces this music suddenly gets to vibrant, energetic, turbulent and bright culminations. Colorful harmony, dozens of extended and innovative playing techniques, original and interesting musical decisions, eclectic stylistic combinations, spontaneous solos and many other elements make a fresh, interesting and innovative sound of his improvisation. It’s gently fits together with saxophone and other instruments. Sometimes the sound is more similar to rock and avant rock styles music – heavy, aggressive, static and rigorous solos are contrasting with vivacious, dynamic, joyful and passionate improvisations. Guilherme Rodrigues cello melodies are solid and firm. Strong, effective and interesting bass and harmony line is created and kept all the time. Monotonic separate rhythms and melodies, unusual timbres, strange noises, the elements of bebop, post bop, and other modern jazz styles are joined together with fascinating musical experiments and spontaneous solos. Vibrant and right culminations are the most effective episodes of cello melodies – it reveals huge range of different playing techniques and expressions and shows the talent of improviser. Ernesto Rodrigues viola melodies bring the intonations of academical music. Calm or expressive, silent or loud, playful, and gentle or rigorous and shrieky – many different types of rhythms, chords and timbres are used here. The improviser is switching between various moods – he joins them very organically and effectively, in the most interesting and original way. The music of this album is unpredictable and dynamic – it has wide palette of diversive colors, inventive musical decisions and outstanding instrumentation. That makes an effort to remarkable and fresh sound.

 

Esther Lamneck – “Tarogato Constructions” (Innova, 2018)

Esther Lamneck: Tarogato Constructions

“Tarogato Constructions” is the newest release of “Innova Recordings”. Album compositions were written by different contemporary academical and experimental music composers. All album was recorded by great, creative and talented woodwind player Esther Lamneck. Esther Lamneck is famous in academic avant-garde scene because of her modern style, remarkable and unique sound and innovative musical decisions. Through long years of creative activity she had played with the most famous orchestras, performers and ensembles of the world – that includes Claudio Lugo, Cort Lippe, Eugenio Sanna, Pierre Boulez, Roberto Fabbriciani, Marilyn Nonken and many other performers. Esther Lamneck plays clarinet and Hungarian woodwind instrument tarogato. Her music always has remarkable, bright, fresh and evocative sound. By using innovative ways of playing, wide spectre of expressions, dynamics, special effects, sound experiments and other musical language elements, she tries to create original and unusual sound. Her performances are always based on contemporary academical music, but also has many relations with other music styles. Free improvisation, experimental and alternative music elements also are heard very much in her compositions. Esther Lamneck keeps to collaborate with many contemporary music composers – she masterfully, sensibly and originally interpretes their compositions in new and unusual way.

“Tarogato Constructions”is the set of the compositions written by different composers – it’s Esther Lamneck, Cort Lippe, Mara Helmuth, Paola Lopreiato, Sergio Kafejian, Jorge Sosa and Alfonso Belfiore. All these composers have original and individual playing style. Modern musical language, synthesis of electronics and acoustics, innovative instrumentation, colorful harmony and dynamic rhythmic – all these elements contain the main part of their music. They also like to experiment in all sections of musical language – that especially hears in instrumentation section. The compositions of this album were written for the same combination – clarinet, tarogato and live electronics. Each composition is different from the others – it has its own style, playing manner, sound and musical language. All compositions have free form – the most important element of it is free improvisation. There are many space left for free and spontaneous improvisation or search of extended playing techniques. Inventive and interesting musical language is based on polyphonic facture and organic synthesis of electronics and acoustics. Individual and independent melodies form bright, solid and firm melodic pattern. It’s colorfully illustrated by dozens of extended playing techniques, special effects, electronics and computer devices sounds, ethnic elements of Hungaria and Romania music and other colouristic elements. That makes an effort to solid and bright melodic section, dynamic and vibrant rhythmic pattern and especially effective and colorful background. Esther Lamneck masterfully interpretes all the compositions. She travels through ll kinds of rhythms, sounds, special effects, expressions and moods. Her performances are played with passion, expression and are full of energy. Musician pays the highest attention to search and extraction of unusual noises, is dedicated to create new and innovative playing techniques. From the silent and calm episodes with static mood and slow rhythms this music suddenly turns out to expressive, vivid, dynamic and bright, or meditative and restful. All the compositions are played very sensibly and expressively – it has many effective, glamorous and remarkable places. The intonations of Hungary and Romania music are heard in each composition – it makes exotic, unusual and interesting sound. The technical abilities of acoustic instruments are revealed – Esther Lamneck tries to expand the technical abilities of the instruments, fuse them with electronics and walk out of traditional zone of sound comfort. Her compositions have effective, vibrant, energetic, dynamic and remarkable sound. The electronics make an effort to all musical language and sound – glitch, sound alterations, modifications, computer devices sounds, unusual tunes and sounds, field recordings, drone and many other electronics playing techniques are organically fused together with innovative, expressive and passionate acoustics. This album has remarkable, unique and marvelous sound.

Glen Whitehead Trio – “The Living Daylights” (PfMENTUM, 2018)

“The Living Daylights” is the newest release of “PfMENTUM” label. Album was recorded by Glenn Whitehead Trio”. This trio consists of three great jazz masters – Britton Ciampa (drums), Scott Walton (bass) and Glen Whitehead (trumpet). The music of this trio is based on avant-garde jazz, experimental music and free improvisation. All three musicians like to demonstrate their own and unique sound, specific playing manner and make inventive and modern musical decisions. Extraction of strange noises, separate tunes, mix of different playing and improvising techniques, expressions, moods and characters – all these elements are the priority to each member of this trio. Dynamic and sudden changes, drastic and provocative jumps through various moods, tunes and techniques help musicians to make original and colorful sound. That’s the main reason why tis music is glamorous, attractive, bright and vibrant.

“The Living Daylights” has all basics of avant-garde jazz. The traditions of American avant-garde jazz are twisted together with other experimental jazz styles. Free improvisations are made of spontaneous solos, which are bright and touching – it’s filled with splendid passages, marvelous and vibrant blow outs,  fascinating musical experiments and unusual timbres. Musicians are paying the highest attention to the search of new and extravagant ways of playing – they are mixing together traditional and experimental playig techniques, special effects and wide range of different musical expressions. The most important element of musical language is bright and interesting instrumentation – it brings more live, energy and colors to all compositions. The musical pattern is rich and bright – it’s based on various open forms, abstract facture and short melodic elements. Glen Whitehead trumpet improvisations are colorful and expressive. Improviser likes to search for new and interesting sounds, original ways and expressions, uses huge range of dynamics and other musical language elements. His music has abstract musical pattern  – various sounds, tunes, rhythms, melodies and chords are masterfully fused together in one place. His solos are very dynamic and active – it’s changing all the time. From bright, expressive and vivid solos it gets to lyric and abstract mood, or depressive, dark, aggressive and rigorous. The changes of moods and other musical language elements are sudden and unpredictable – it make a strong contrast between different parts of compositions. Expressive, passionate and vivacious playing manner make the compositions of Glen Whitehead into spontaneous, marvelous, vibrant and dynamic improvisations. Spontaneous solos, bright and vivid melodies, calm and peaceful excerpts, rigorous and dark bursts of energy, turbulent and active culminations, rapid passages and many other elements contain the main part of his compositions. Scott Walton bass melodies are contrasting, dynamic and bright. From subtle, calm and peaceful solos it’s suddenly gets to bright, moving and touching melodies, turbulent culminations or spontaneous musical experiments. Sparkling and effective passages, dynamic and independent bass line, colorful harmony, modern and inventive musical decisions, experimental ways of playing – all these elements makes an effort to glamorous, remarkable and expressive sound. Bass improvisations colorfully illustrate trumpet solos, add enormous variety of different timbres and sounds and keep strong and solid bass section. It makes the musical pattern more rich and bright – the elements of neo bop, n\bebop, and other modern jazz styles are gently integrated together with experimental jazz. Drums section of Britton Ciampa is based on spontaneous musical decisions, active mood and sound experiments. The static and calm rhythms of traditional jazz are fused together with sharp, energetic and active modern jazz rhythms, calm rhythms of cool or other contemporary jazz styles. All these elements are mixed together with turbulent, spontaneous and active free improvisations, which are the most vibrant , remarkable and effective episodes of whole album. Three musicians are improvising inventively and creatively – they are the masters of combining together many absolutely different styles, expressions, playing techniques and other elements of musical language. They are doing in the most effective and interesting way – that makes an effort to bright, passionate and remarkable sound of this album.

Bjørn Marius Hegge Trio – “Assosiasjoner” (Particular Recordings, 2018)

“Assosiasjoner” is the newest release of “Particular Records”. Album was recorded by three Norwegian jazz masters – it’s Bjørn Marius Hegge (double bass), Hans Hulbækmo (drums) and Oscar Grönberg (piano). Three young and talented jazz musicians like astonishing and spontaneous musical experiments – they try out new and unusual ways of playing, mix contrasting expressions, instruments, forms and other musical language elements. Their compositions are inspiring and charming – it has active and bright mood for the most of the time. Sudden changes of styles, manners, playing techniques and other musical language elements contein the main part of the compositions. Each musician has hiw own and unique improvising style – eclectic combinations, weird and uncomfortable sounds, huge and vibrant blow outs, rapid and colorful stylistic twists are heard very much in these compositions. The music of this trio is active, contrasting and modern – it’s based on synthesis of various jazz styles and has remarkable and interesting sound.

“Assosiasjoner” has remarkable and bright sound. Free improvisations, spontaneous solos, rigorous and vibrant culminations, which suddenly turn out to silent and subtle pieces or extremely expressive, rapid and moving solos – all these elements are the main elements of these compositions. All improvisations are based on avant-garde jazz basics, but also have the relations with other jazz styles. Bebop, post bop, hard bop, neo bop, cool and other similar modern jazz styles are fused together in one place. The music is played with passion and expression – three musicians are improvising emotionally, vivaciously and creatively. They all like eclectic and strange instrument’s combinations, extraction of weird sounds and timbres ad fascinating musical experiments. All types of rhythms, melodies, special effects and rapid blow outs are joined together and make an effort to marvelous and fresh sound. The compositions have bright and innovative musical language – it’s based on individual melodies, dynamic rhythmic, silmunateously repeated melodic, rhythmic and harmonic elements, colorful harmony, huge variety of extended and modern musical expressions and innovative playing techniques. Oscar Grönberg piano improvisations are free, vivacious, vivid and bright. Sometimes it’s more similar to playground – pianist masterfully fuses together diferent timbres, expressions, playing techniques and other elements of musical language. The musical pattern is bright and rich – sharp, rigorous and aggressive dissonances, soft consonances, contrasting solos, dynamic and colorful stylistic waves and pleasant surprises. All these elements are masterfully joined together by Oscar Grönberg and make an effort to whole sound of the album – it makes it more expressive, passionate and vivid. Pianist reveals his own playing style and its main elements – bright and expressive playing manner, rapid, charming and sparkling passages, sharp harmony and masterful ability to improvise in the spot. Al these elements cotain the main part of his improvisations. The instrumentation certainly is the most vibrant and effective places of the album. The double bass improvisations by Bjørn Marius Hegge are more subtle and calm. His music is based on synthesis between various jazz styles – soft and static traditional jazz rhythmic forms join expressive, furiously fast and rapid rhythms of bebop and hard bop, or get directly to free and turbulent improvisations. Double bass improvisations have unpresictable solos, bright and intenses culminations, extended playing techniques and expressions – musician masterfully shows all his moods, exressions and talent of masterful improvising. Static and calm bass line is highly contrasting with rapid, active and bright culminations and solo parts. Charming and glamorous solos are based on difficult and modern instrumentation – rapid and intense passgaes, gentle pizzicato, effective vibrato and many other usual playing techniques are joined together with exceptional ways of playing or own created playing techniques. That makes interesting, modern and bright sound. Expressive, bright, dynamic, rapid and touching – that’s how we should describe the playing of Hans Hulbækmo. Drummer masterfully mixes together different and contrasting playing techniques, manners, expressions and rhythms in one place. Mdern jazz rhythms are organically mixed with traditional and contemporary jazz rhythms, but the main style is kept the same – it’s the basics of avant-garde jazz and experimental music. Bright, moody and sparkling music is filled with charming solos, glamorous and xtremely rapid passages, interesting musical experiments, sudden changes of mood and character and many other imilar ways of playing. That helps to create innovative and original sound and solid rhythmic section. This album has remarkable, innovative, vivacious and expressive sound.

Norbert Rodenkirchen|Robbie Lee|James Ilgenfritz – “Opalescence” (2018)

“Opalescence” was recently released on June. The album was recorded by Norbert Rodenkirchen (9 medieval flutes by Giovanni Tardino, baroque flute, Beaudin modern traverso and piccolo), Robbie Lee (ontrabass recorder, chalumeau, gemshorn, sopranino saxophone, Beaudin and medieval flutes, glissando Kingma-system quarter-tone flute, Kotato F flute) and James Ilgenfritz (double bass). These three musicians are the masters of combining together wide range of different music styles, epoches and genres. It’s very hard to name one style, which is the basic of this music, even though, it’s mostly based on various styles of academical music. Experimental music, ambient, concrete and spectral music, academic avant-garde, free improvisation, electronics, jazz and many other music styles are joined together organically and creatively. Musicians are masterful and taleneted multiinstrumentalists – they can play with many different types of the same instrument. Together musicians are combining the most ancient and modern types of flutes, saxophones, recorders and other reeds. Their music joins together the instruments of Baroque, Renessaince, Romantism and modernism music. Musicians create and explore new forms and things in experimental and spontaneous way – they are dedicated to create interesting, effective and unusual sound. Their music has remarkable, passionate and modern sound.

“Opalescence” is filled with eclectic and interesting instrumental combinations and has rich, bright and modern musical language. Wide range of different types of flutes and other reed group instruments are used here – musicians masterfully vombine together medieval, baroque, piccolo, modern traverso, contrabass recorded, soprano saxophone and many other instruments in one place. They are the masters of fusing together different sounds, playing techniques, moods, feelings, instrumentation decisions and musical experiments. This music is filled with changes and turns – by using each type of instrument musicians fuse together the intonations of medieval, baroque, renessaince, classicism, romantism and post romantism, and finally – modernism and post modernism music. Harmonic elements of different centuries and epoches are joined together in one place. It’s very interesting to hear how fastly this music is changing – from the sacral and soft sound it gets to expressive and frantic soprano saxophone solos, calm and peaceful melodies, expressive, harsh and turbulent culminations or deep, vibrant, dark and rigorous places. It’s very hard to predict, where this msuic is going to get next – musicians are the masters of travelling through different epoches and centuries. They are fusing together specific ways of playing with traditional forms, rules of instrumentation, composing techniques and other musical language elements which are typical to some epoche. The changes of musical language are made very gently and softly – wide range of different and contrasting playing and composing techniques are connected together in organic and natural way. All the elements are integrated together in one place and make a suggestive, dynamic and interesting sound. The musical language is especially rich and bright – dozens of different expressions, rhythms, sounds, intonations and instrumentation decisions are used here. Soft consonances, quarter tones, tonal and atonal harmony, expressionistic dissonances, modernism and post-modernism harmony tendencies are fused together and make a colorful sound. The stylistic range is extremely huge – sacral music, folk music, ethnic music of various countries, Western Europe music, the elements of traditional Renessainces and Baroque dances, impressionism and post impressionism are joined together with Afroamerican music, traditional, modern and experimental jazz, free improvisation and experimental music. Norbert Rodenkirchen and Robbie Lee masterfully switches between different kinds of flutes, recorders and saxophones – music is very bright, clear and dynamic. From the dark and soft sounds it gets to harsh and dramatic culminations, extremely rapid passages, sound experiments, free and spontaneous solos, sound experiments, colorful glissando, sparkling and joyful stacatto and many other playing techniques. Flutes melodies are based on free form – it also has many place eft for improvisation and musical experiments. Difficult, modern and extravagant instrumentation is the main key of flute solos – it helps musician to create contrasting, shocking, extravagant and remarkable sound. James Ilgenfritz double bass is keeping a firm, strict and independent rhythmic section. Musician masterfully fuses together experimental and traditional ways of playing, sound experiments and explore new sounds and timbres. His music moves from dark, depressive and sorrowful pieces to light, expressive, bright and moody culminations with vivacious melodies, sparkling and charming passages, soft pizzicato, playful stacatto and many different expressions and playing techniques. The msuic of this album is based on synthesis between music of different epoches, styles and centuries – it has unique, remarkable and original sound.