” Music For David Mossman (Live at Vortex London)” was released this month by “Intakt Records” label. This original album was recorded by three famous jazz masters – Evan Parker (saxophone), Barry Guy (bass) and Paul Lytton (drums). All three musicians are famous and original jazz masters – their original, active, innovative and inventive improvising had made them famous avant-garde jazz masters. They are always collaborating with many other jazz masters, playing in the concerts and festivals in various world countries. Three musicians had also improvised together – as atrio and also with other musicians. Collective improvisations are especially active, expressive, emotional and passionate. Turbulent collective improvisations, sharp and aggressive blow outs, rigorous and dramatic culminations, joyful, playful and spontaneous solos, unusual sounds and timbres, specific playing techniques – all these elements are just a part of the basic of their improvisations. They have a tendency to use innovative and original musical decisions, experimental and shocking playing techniques and create bright, evocative and rich musical language.
Their newest album compositions are based on main elements of unique and specific improvising by these outstanding avant-garde jazz masters. The musicians are improvising free, masterfully, organically, dynamic and expressive. The basic of the album are dynamic and active collective improvisations. Here musicians try out innovative and experimental playing techniques, synthesize together absolutely different music elements, extracts huge range of different moods, characters and expressions. Their improvising is touching and passionate, full of unpredictable and unexpected surprises and sudden stylistic turns. Evan Parker improvises outstandingly and especially expressive in this album. He masterfully combines together many different music elements, playing techniques and expressions. Sharp, rigorous, aggressive, provocative and furious blow outs, very rapid and active passages, virtuosic arpeggios, weird and strange timbres and may other elements are heard in his improvising. After active, rapid, loud and powerful solos there come peaceful and silent episodes, subtle and abstract improvisations which grow to dramatic, turbulent and rigorous culminations. The improvising of Evan Parker is based on free and spontaneous solos – he has a masterful ability to connect together absolutely different moods and expressions, switch between various and opposite moods, musical patterns, playing manners, techniques and expressions. Barry Guy bass improvisations are subtle and specific. He masterfully switch between very active and loud solos and peaceful, subtle and quiet improvisations, which are based on abstract musical pattern. His solos organically and effectively fit together with other instruments improvisations. From glamorous and expressive melodies, wild fast and rapid passages, especially active and virtuosic solos he swiches back to the silent, peaceful and subtle improvisations. Putting together against each other the opposite musical languages, patterns, playing techniques and manners create contrasting and dynamic sound. Energetic, wild fast, rapid, deep and vibrant drums improvisations by Paul Lytton make an effort to whole sound – it creates especiially expressive, energetic and active sound. Paul Lytton tries out many experimental ways of playing and huge amount of musical expressions. Loud drum rolls, turbulent, free and furious bursts of energy, weird and colorful sounds, subtle and silent episodes, virtuosic passages, glissando, experimental playing methods, The most effective and astonishing episodes of this album -turbulent, especially expressive and free collective improvisations, which have innovative and original sound.