“The Adventures Of Nabil Fawzi” is out now on “Al Maslakh” label. Album was recorded by Gene Coleman (bass clarinet) and Raed Yassin (double bass). Gene Coleman fuses tigether the tendencies of contemporary and innovative experimental jazz, free improvisation, free, creative and avant-garde jazz, as well as the tunes of contemporary academical and experimental music. Fascinating experiments, fresh and original ideas, expressive and vivid musical language, the synthesis of academical, experimental and improvisational music’s tunes – all these elements make his music inspiring and bright. Raed Yassin is a experienced double bass player. Inventive ideas, modern expressions, frantic and radical solos, passionate and moving culminations – improviser manages to fuse together all these elements to one place. His music is totally based on free improvisation and avant-garde jazz. European and American avant-garde jazz streams meet together and are mixed up together to complicated and nervous bebop, aggressive post bop or hard bop, calm and stable cool, dynamic mainstream or any other modern jazz’s style. Both musicians are active figures of avant-garde jazz scene – they’re concerting on world-wide jazz scene with dozens of other famous and featured jazz masters.
“The Adventures Of Nabil Fawzi” is a mix of innovations, expression, vividness and drive. Both musicians gently fit together – they’re listening to each other’s playing and succesfully react to any changes or surprises in partner’s improvisations. Immediate reponses, sudden changes, bright and colorful contrasts, pleasant surprises, switching moods, individual compounds and innovative instrumentation – all these elements are joined together. The musicians are improvising spontaneously for the most of the time – they don’t hesitate to get on any musical experiment, no matter that it’s frantic, ambient, adventurous, totally crazy, wild or unusual. Wild imagination, fantasy, inventive and radical point of view helps to create succesfully new, bright and expressive sound. The main basics of the avant-garde and experimental jazz are used here. It’s the key of each composition. Musicians are fusing these styles together with modern, contemporary or mainstream jazz, as well as with tunes related to contemporary academical, modern classical or experimental music. The innovations of contemporary experimental music and academic avant-garde are used here mostly in the instrumental section by integrating modern ways of playing to innovative, specific, traditional, rare, exotic, home-made or any other playing techniques. Sharp and aggressive harmony is created by using disonances. Wide range of rhytms contains wide, dynamic and contrasting rhythmic section, which is leaded by both musicians. The melody line is inspiring and bright – it’s the key of all compositions. Inspiring, engaging, enjoying, passionate, dyanmic… – there’s so many emotions, moods, characters and expressions who are expressed and mixed up together. The melody line is bright, filled with eccentric decisions, strange and eclectic stylistic pairs, colorful and modern allusions to one or other style, free, inspiring and passionate free improvisations, vibrant and rigorous riffs or modest, silent and subtle excerpts. Bass clarinet melodies are deep, independent and solid. Gene Coleman is trying out new, innovative and extravagant ways of playing – shining and adventurous riffs, roaring, vibrant and tremendous blow outs, noisy, strange and fascinating tunes, outrageous timbres, solid and heavy solos, expressive melodies, repetitive bass line meets together. Double bass by Raed Yassin is the source of original experiments, interesting timbres and bright decisions. Improviser is improvising spontaneously for the most of the time. Strange timbres, trills, passages, repetitive and solid tunes, monotonic rhythmic series, sharp chords, solemn and inspiring solos, ambient tunes, the newest innovations of contemporary academical music who join experimental and innovative decisions – that’s the basic of these compositions. Both musicians are demonstrating inspiring, engaging, driving and interesting sound.