Harris Eisenstadt Canada Day – “On Parade In Parede” (Clean Feed, 2017)

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“On Parade In Parede” – that’s a new album played by “Harris Eisenstadt Canada Day” ensemble. Members of this ensemble are – Nate Wooley (trumpet), Matt Bauder (tenor saxophone), Pascal Niggenkemper (bass) and Harris Eisenstadt (drums, compositions). All musicians have original and effective improvising style and virtuosic playing technique. High variety of music styles and genres combines in their compositions. The musicians had been improvising together in many projects and concert in the past. Their music is effective, emotional, full of unheard and strange musical experiments and extended playing techniques. Album “On Parade In Parede” had been recorded in 2016 and released this year by “Clean Feed Records”.

Album have 7 compositions. All of them have different music elements and many contrasts. The different melodies, rhytms and styles contrasting with each other are the basic of all compositions. Avant – garde jazz, free, creative jazz elements combines with blues, traditional jazz, bebop, Asia countries music elements and other music styles. That’s why this music is very dynamic and original sound. Rigorous, fast and energetic solos of musicians are filled of virtuosic elements, extended and modern playing techniques, strange tembres and noises. Musicians pay high attention for sound of improvisations – they trying out different playing techniques, musical experiments and various music styles. Novatoric and very fast collective improvisations gently combines with slow episodes with static and monotonic rhytmic, melancholic solos filled with traditional jazz and blues elements. There’s also heard North American, Africa and Cuba music elements in these compositions. Creative and novatoric playing of musicians, high variety of various music styles, very dynamic, different and original sound – all these elements make this album original and modern compositions set.

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