NakedEye Ensemble – “Storylines Crossing” (Starkland, 2018)

“Storylines Crossing” is the newest release of “Starkland Records”. Album was recorded by new contemporary music ensemble “NakedEye Ensemble”. This ensemble is formed by eight great musicians and led by pianist Ju-Ping Song. “NakedEye Ensmeble” has a huge variety of different composers, styles and compositions – jazz, rock, contemporary academical music, minimalism, experimental music, blues, academic avant-garde, electronic and electro-acoustic music contain the main base of their repertoire. Ensemble brilliantly and inventively performs the compositions by different composers – they had already made the interpretations of Louis Andriessen, Luciano Berio, Martin Bresnick, John Cage, George Crumb, Donnacha Dennehy, Nick Didkovsky, Moritz Eggert, Florent Ghys, Phil Kline, Helmut Lachenmann, David Lang, John Mackey, Missy Mazzoli, Arvo Pärt, Caroline Shaw, Julia Wolfe, and Frank Zappa pieces. The music of this ensemble has remarkable, evocative and interesting sound – it’s based on rich and evocative musical language, fresh and sparkling sound, dynamic and sudden stylistic changes and many other elements.

“Storylines Crossing” is a set of 6 compositions, which were written by 6 different composers or arranged by ensemble musicians. It’s the compositions of Rusty Banks, Richard Belcastro, Zack Browning, Jonathan Russell, Frederic Rzewski and Randall Woolf. Each composer has its own and original composing style and manner. The most part of the compositions is based on polyphonic musical pattern and are dedicated for electro-acoustic music ensemble. Composers tries out new ways of playing – that makes an effort to extraction of strange sounds and weird timbres. Jonathan Russel “Sextet” has vivacious and passionate mood. Expressive playing manner, simple structure of melodies, dynamic rhythms, free form are the main elements of this composition. Composer constructs the musical pattern by using various melodic and rhythmic intonations and repeating them one after each other. Light, vivid, bright and expressive melodies gently fit together with colorful harmony, brilliant and innovative instrumentation, special effects, specific ways of playing and musical experiments. This compositions has delightful, remarkable and expressive sound, is based on synthesis between contemporary academical music, academic avant-garde and experimental music. Zack Browning “Decade of The Dragon” highly differs from the first one. It’s formed by the synthesis between jazz and rock music styles. The music is based on bright and loud guitar riffs, quadratic form, has enough space for free improvisation and musical experiments. Composer masterfully blends all these elements together in one place. The most effective elements of this composition are the melodies – it’s filled with dynamic turns, vivid and light changes, expressive and virtuosic solos, passages, hard core beats and other similar rock music elements. This composition also has some relations with experimental music, academic avant-garde and avant-garde jazz, but it has a strong influenze of various rock styles. It has passionate, loud, vibrant and energetic sound. Richard Belcastro “Smoke n’Wid” also has many relations of rock styles, but the composer pays more attention to sound experiments, free improvisation and snthesizing various jazz styles all together. The music is based on subtle and silent guitar solos, energetic, bright, vivid and moody reeds solos, dynamic and constantly changing rhythmic, sharp harmony and free form. Rusty Banks “Surface Tensions” are different from the other compositions – it’s formed by synthesis between experimental, electro-acoustic, academic avant-garde and contemporary academical music styles. The composer is dedicated to create bright, fresh and evocative sound. His compositions has two independent sections – very solid, loud and dynamic melodic and strong rhythmic base. The music is filled with various moods, characters, eclectic combinations and special effects, which are masterfully blended in one place. That finally makes an effort to remarkable, interesting and evocative sound. Randal Woolf “Punching The Clock” has interesting sound, modern orchestration and rich musical pattern. The musical language is especially modern, wide and rich – it’s filled with special effects of electronics, passionate, vivid and expressive acoustic instruments solos, energetic passages, rapid roulades, effective glissando, arpeggio, pizzicato and other similar playing techniques bring original and effective sound to this album. Composer masterfully fuses together acoustic instruments and voice – it’s solos reveals the abilities of human voice, create a evocative, remarkable and brilliant sound of this composition. Basic elements of avant-garde jazz, modern and traditional jazz styles, blues, Afroamerican music, West Africa music, contemporary academical music, experimental music, free improvisation… – that’s just a little part of the things, whose contain the basics of this suggestive, effective and modern composition. Frederik Rzewski “Coming Together” is totally based on rock styles and free improvisation. The music has solid, effective and passionate musical pattern – composer mixes together the main elemenets of rock styles, free improvisation and mild intonations of experimental music.Vocal elements highly effect whole musical pattern – it makes the sound more eclectic and interesting. Hard core pf guitar, dynamic and energetic melodies, breaking rhythms, bright and passionate solos, musical experiments, spontaneous solos and other similar elements of musical language. The music of this album has modern, innovative and charming sound – it’s a brilliant set of jazz, rock, blues and contemporary academic music styles and genres. Musicians create remarkable, sparkling and interesting sound.

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Flamingo – “LOUD” (Relative Pitch Records, 2018)

“LOUD” was released by “Relative Pitch Records” on May. The album was recorded by Chris Heenan (contrabass clarinet), Adam Pultz Melbye (double bass) and Christian Windfeld (snare drum and objects). All three musicians are interesting and creative jazz masters and improvisers. Their improvising style is based on original playing manner, inventive musical decisions, modern instrumentation and rich musical language. The music is totally based on avant-harde jazz, but also has some relations with bebop, post bop, neobop and other modern jazz styles. The strong intonations of experimental, contemporary academical, ambient, concrete and spectral music also are heard very much in their improvisations. Despite of huge and colorful range of various playing manners and styles, the basic of this album is sound experiments and free improvisation. Musicians are trying out new ways of playing, original playing manners and fusing together various elements of musical language. They create interesting and original sound.

The music of “LOUD” has an interesting and original sound. This music is based on huge variety of timbres, sounds, playing techniques and colorful contrasts. Musicians are experimenting in all sections of musical language – especially in instrumentation, form and sounds. They like to extract new, fresh and evocative timbres, make strange noises and invent special and unique ways of playing. Their interesting and original playing style bring remarkable sound to the album. The musical pattern of this album is based on free improvisation. The basemenet doesn’t have a separate melodic or rhythmical pattern – all the rhyhthms, melodic elements, sounds and timbres are organically fused together in one place. Seaparate and short melodic elements are very contrasting, but also has one element in common – it’s constructed by using repetitive and monotonous ways of playing. This music is somewhere between free improvisations, avant-garde jazz, experimental music, ambient, concrete and spectral music. The synthesis of these absolutely different music styles is ranged by using various playing manners and techniques. Each musician is playing originally and differently from the others. Chris Heenan contrabass clarinet has rich and passionate musical pattern. It’s filled with many different and bright musical elements – dark, deep, aggressive and sharp timbres, short and active melodic elements, which are repeated silmunateously along with rhythmic forms, and solid and strong bass line. Musician tries out experimental ways of playing – his music has a wide palette of timbres and tunes, which are produced by using original and innovative instrumentation. His music is made on the synthesis of avant-garde jazz, experimental music and minimalism playing techniques – that makes an effort to meditative, calm and subtle sound. Adam Pultz Melbye double bass gently fits together with bass clarinet and ring many new and bright colors to the musical pattern. Dark, long and deep sounds form strong bass line and colorful harmony. The wide range of different sounds, fresh and colorful timbres, original playing manners, sudden changes of dynamics, rhythms, playing techniques and other musical language elements are used here to create fresh and extravagant sound. Improviser bases his music on free improvisations and pays the highest attention to search of modern and special playing techniques. His sparkling and charming solos highly contrasting with subtle, calm, peaceful and relaxing sound. Christian Windfeld snare drum and various objects form solid rhythmic section and help musicians to keep meditative and interesting sound. He fuses together various rhythms and instruments, which are the opposites to each other – eclectic combinations, drastic and sudden changes, strange noises, passionate, charming and touching solos and many other elements are joined together in one place. The music of this album has calm ,subtle, peaceful and evocative sound, which is based on synthesis of avant-garde jazz and contemporary academical music.

Robert Burke|Tony Malaby|Mark Helias – “Head Under Water” (FMR, 2018)

“Head Under Water” is the newest release of “FMR Records”. The album was recorded by Robert Burke (tenor and soprano saxopones), Tony Malaby (tenor and soprano saxophone) and Mark Helias (acoustic bass). These three musicians have interesting and original playing style – it has expressive and passionate playing manner, unique sound and rich musical language. All three jazz masters are famous in avant-garde jazz scene for many years now – they also had been playing and improvising with many other famous and great improvisers. Their music usually is based on spontaneous and vivacious musical decisions – each of them likes to experiment in all fields of musical language, especially in sound and instrumentation section. They don’t hesitate to change the usual forms of improvising, fuse together contrasting musical language elements and make inventive and eclectic combinations of instruments, styles, sounds and manners. Their music always has expressive, bright and passionate sound.

“Head Under Water” has expressive and dynamic sound. Free imrpovisations are the main elements of whole album – it makes an effort to whole musical pattern, style, rhythms and other musical language’s elements. The musicians are exploring all layers of musical language – they expand the technical abilities of their instruments, use specific and innovative instrumentation forms and decisions. That helps them to create original and bright sound of their improvisations. Open form, free imrpovisation, turbulent and harsh solos, synthesis between various jazz styles and contemporary academical music – all these elements are the main basics of this album. Saxophones melodies by Tony Malaby and Robert Burke gently fit together despite of huge contrast between the improvising styles of these jazz masters. Their music is filled with expressive, touching and glamorous melodies, passionate and spontaneous solos, turbulent, shining, sparkling and bright blow outs, remarkable riffs and marvelous passages. Both musicians are fusing together contemporary academical music elements with e=their own and experimental ways of playing. That makes an effort to huge variety of gorgeous and colorful timbres. Even though, both musicians form their music on the basics of avant-garde jazz, free improvisations and sound experiments, their music also has many relations with bebop, post bop, hard bop, cool and other contemporary and modern jazz styles. That especially hears in melodic and rhythmic section – especially expressive, rapid and dynamic solos with sharp harmony, constantly changing rhythmic and sudden stylistic waves are very frequently heard in their improvisations and fused with free improvisation. The music also has some tunes and mild relations with contemporary academical music and academic avant-garde – that shows the instrumentation section, which is totally based on natural, colorful and inventive synthesis betyween experimental ways of playing, own playing techniques and modern playing techniques of contemporary academical music. Music also is very moody and dynamic – from the silent, soft,gentle and warm episodes improvisers jump into harsh, aggressive, rapid ,expressive and turbulent collective improvisations or effective duos. Mark Helias acoustic bass melodies have deep, dark and solid sound. Bass line is solid and independent – static and monotonous tunes are fused together with dynamic and rapid rhythmic formulas. That creates a strong, original and interesting rhythmic section and bass line. The rhythms are connected with melodies – it has bright, passionate, virtuosic and vivacious sound. Mark Helias playing style is very dynamic and expressive – he masterfully fuses together traditions of various modern and avant-garde jazz styles, harmonies, chords,scales and other elements of musical language. His music always have vibrant, effective, original and dynamic sound. All three improvisers show their best in this album – they create glamorous, remarkable and innovative sound.

Barker Trio – “Avert Your I” (Astral Spirits, 2018)

“Avert Your I” was recently released by “Astral Spirits”. Album was recorded by a “Barker Trio” – it’s Michael Foster (tenor & soprano saxophone & electronics), Tim Dahl (electric bass) and Andrew Barker (drums, synthesizer, percussion). The music the “Barker Trio” is based on avant-garde jazz and modern jazz fusion. The eclectic and organic combinations of expressive rhythms, free and spontaneous solos, fascinating musical experiments, original and inventive musical decisions, turbulent improvisations or gorgeous solos – all these elements naturally and organically fit together. The music is made spontaneously – all three musicians are improvising free, colorfully and expressively for the most of the time. They are open for new ideas, fresh sounds, evocative and interesting musical decisions – that makes an effort to original and bright sound of this trio improvisations. Each of them improvises differently from the others – all three jazz masters show their abilities and talent of masterful, evocative and innovative imrpovising.

“Avert You I” has bright, intensive and colorful sound. The album is based on marvelous synthesis of various music styles. The basics of this music are kept the same – it’s all main elements of avant-garde jazz and experimental jazz. That hears in all sections and ways of musical language – free and turbulent improvisations, bright, emergetic, passionate and expressive sound, dynamic rhythmic, gorgeous timbres and many other elements create solid, vibrant and intensive sound of avant-garde jazz. These elements are fused together with numerous of toher jazz styles – especially bebop, hard bop, post bop, neo bop and other modern and contemporary jazz styles. Music also has some mild intonations of rock styles – some elements of rock and avant rock are brought here by electric bass melodies. The aim of the msuicians rests the same – they are dedicated to create original and evocative sound. The music has a bright, innovative and colorful instrumentation. Musicians are trying out and searching for new playing techniques, using their own and unique playing ways and extract original and unusual timbres. Michael Foster saxophones melodies make a strong melodic basic of the compositions and is highly contrasting with other instruments. Improviser plays with passion, very expressively, brightly and evocatively. The improvisations are filled with expressive, furiously rapid and virtuosic passages, colorful and weird timbres, special effects, vibrant, powerful and intense blow outs and many other elements. That finally hrows out to the most effective and important part of his music – turbulent, frantic, harsh, bright and vibrant culminations. Vibrant and spontaneous solos are the most important element of Michael Foster music. This improviser has unique playing style, which is formed and totally based on avant-garde jazz elements – his sound is especially harsh, bright, turbulent and innovative. Electric bass improvisations by Tim Dahl has some relations with rock styles, mostly in rhythmic section, but the basic part rests the same as in other improvisers improvisations – experimental, innovative and creative avant-harde jazz. Various traditions of avant-garde jazz are fused tpgether with modern jazz and rock styles – dynamic and rapid rhythmic is crossing with strong, vibrant and bass rhythms of rock music. Electric bass melodies are based on spontaneous solos, separate timbres, the formation of gorgeous and colorful colouristic elements, unusual timbres and strange sounds. The music of Tim Dahl is bright, evocative, turbulent, extremely loud and filled with fascinating solos, expressive melodies, dynamic rhythmic and marvelous passages. Drum section by Andrew Barker is formed by drums and percussion. Eclectic and interesting combinations of instruments, timbres, sounds and playing techniques make an organical equation. Drummer tries out newways of playing, fuses together the rhythms of rock styles, bebop, and experimental jazz styles. The electronics and synthesizer help musicians to create special effects, original timbres and unsual musical material. Mild and soft drone, glitch, alterations of sound, modifications of ordinary instruments timbres and other similar playing techniques are used as a colouristic element, but it’s surely makes an effort to original, expressive and bright sound of whole album. This music is based on marvelous and natural synthesis of various musical language elements – it has remarkable and fascinating sound.

Stephanie Richards – “FULLMOON” (Relative Pitch Records, 2018)

“FULLMOON” is the newest release of “Relative Pitch Records”. Album was recorded by two jazz masters – Stephanie Richards (trumpet, flugelhorn, percussion) and Dino J. A. Deane (sampler). Both musicians have their own and original playing style. It’s formed by different jazz styles – avant-garde, experimental, free jazz and various intonations of bebop, post bop and hard bop contain the main part of these improvisations. Musicians like to ekperiment in all ways of musical language – that’s especially hears in instrumentation, form and improvisation section. Colorful, bright, modern and innovative musical language, original and inventive orchestration decisions, huge range of sounds, unusual timbres, colorful tunes, musial expressions, rhythms and other elements of musical language make an effort to interesting, expressive and passionate sound. Both musicians are famous in contemporary avant-garde and experimental jazz scene. They are collaborating with other famous jazz masters and improvisers.

“FULLMOON” has moving and expressive sound. Free and vivacious improvisations are based on spontaneous musical decisions, bright and sudden turns, colorful stylistic waves and expressive melodies. The music is original in many aspects. The form is free and not strictly based – it’s the typical element of avant-garde jazz. The music has dynamic and rapid rhythms for the most of the time – powerful, speedy, vibrant and intensive drum rolls, bright and solid fanfars, spontaneous and free improvisations – all these elements are the basics of the improvisation’s rhythmic section. The melodic section is highly contrasting with the rhythmic section. These two sections are absolutely different from each other and has remarkable, individual and passionate sound. Stephanie Richards trumpet and flugelhorn melodies create a bright, clear, fresh and energetic sound. The melodies are filled with passionate and remarkable solos, vibrant, energetic and glamorous blow outs, fresh, evocative and inventive musical decisions and especially colorful instrumentation. Improvisations by this improviser are constructed by contrasting moods, characters and pieces – Stephanie Richards switches between various moods and characters – sometimes his music is very joyful, expressive, energetic and passionate, or suddenly turns out to dark, aggressive and deep. Improviser masterfully fuses together his own ways of playing, specific and modern musical decisions, fascinating musical experiments and extended playing techniques. That makes an effort to interesting, glamorous, passionate and remarkable sound. right, energetic and passionate brass melodies gently fit together with colorful percussion. It’s also based on free improvisation and has wide range of different playing techniques, sounds and timbres. It also form the gorgeous and touching background. Dino J. A. Deane sampler melodies organically fit together with vrass and percussion. It’s filled with synthetic, strange, weird and colorful timbres, produced by huge range of experimental ways of playing techniques. Synthetic and electronics sounds of sampler create a colorful and bright background and has a strong effort to whole colouristic musical pattern. The music of this album is based on interesting and inventive musical decisions – remarkable and marvelous improvising makes an effort to passionate and fresh sound of this album.

Laurent Estoppey – “HiLyeDyeLieDieWhyBye” (Out & Gone Music, 2018)

“HiLyeDyeLieDieWhyBye” was released on June 21 by “Out & Gone Music”. Album was recorded by a group of jazz masters – Laurent Estoppey (saxophone), Christophe Berthet (saxophone), Cyril Bondi (percussion, objects), Brice Catherin (electronics), Nick Didkovski (guitar), Edmée Fleury (voice), Michael Grébil (acoustic bass, sistera oscura), Maurizio Guerandi (guitar) and David Lytle (bass clarinet). All musicians like brave, harsh and interesting musical experiments. Their improvisations are filled with passion, inventive musical decisions and unusual sounds. The music is based on free improvisation, avant-garde jazz, various intonations of modern jazz styles and unusual sounds. Music is always filled with spontaneous, colorful, expressive and gorgeous musical decisions, huge range of expressions, sounds and colors – all these elements contain the main basic of rich and innovative musical pattern. The musicians are dedicated to create original and interesting sound – they expand the usual technical abilities of the instruments and create a fresh and evocative sound.

“HiLyeDyeLieDieWhyBye” has remarkable and interesting sound. The mood of the album is especially expressive and vivacious, filled with remarkable melodies, abstract musical pattern and rich variety of coloristic elements. The musicians are improvising creatively and freely – free improvisations, spontaneous solos, fascinating and inventive musical experiments are the most important elements of the musical pattern. The form of the compositions is based on various elements of open forms of avant-garde and experimental jazz. The basics of avant-garde and experimental jazz are fused together with various styles of modern jazz – bright and expressive intonations of modern jazz make a gorgeous and vivacious sound of this album. The musicians are trying out many different playing techniques – the main priority of their music is to experiment in various specializations of musical language. Various extended and bright ways of playing, experimental playing techniques, colorful and inventive musical expressions and decisions – all these elements are fused together all in one place. Laurent Estoppey and Christophe Berthet saxophones melodies are especially expressive and vivacious. Vivid and joyful solos, passionate and intensive improvisations, original and interesting musical decisions – all these elements are the main basics of both saxophonists improvisations. Their music has many bright, independent and spontaneous solos – musicians are switching between various moods, are using huge variety of musical expressions, scales, playing techniques and sounds. After silent and subtle solos, which have relaxing mood and slow tempo, there’s also is another side of the album – bright, vivacious, evocative and passionate melodies with turbulent and spontaneous solos.  Nick Didkovski and Maurizio Guerandi guitars are filled with bright and independent timbres, original and vivid expressions, sounds and musical experiments. Musicians are trying out to expand new timbres and zones of instrumental technical abilities, search for new ways of playing and extract strange weird and vibrant timbres. Both guitarists play the melodies which gently fit together. It makes a subtle, silent and vibrant musical patttern, illustrated with gorgeous background, strong and solid rhythmic line. David Lytle bass clarinet brings the dark, deep and soft sound to the compostions. He tries out many different rhythms, expressions, sounds and playing techniques. That makes a bright, spontaneous and expressive sound. Edmée Fleury voice melodies are very specific and unpredictable – musician very frequebtly use original and different sounds, instrumentation decisions and many other things. Hollows, hurlows, cries and oter similar unusual and usual timbres, sounds and expressions – all these elements are gently organized and mixed together in abtract form, free improvisation and spontanoeus solos.  Cyril Bondi percussion and objects is gently mixed together with all kinds of different electronics, colorful and gorgeous rhythmic, dynamic solos and sudden rhythmical and stylistical changes. Sonic system sounds, alterated and modified sounds, unusual timbres, drone, glitch and many other electronics are mixed with sistera ostura, voice and other timbres of acoustic instruments by Brice Catherin. Michael Grébil acoustic bass keep dark, depressive, solid, – sometimes – very harsh, dramatic and expressive rhythmic line. Improviser is travelling between different moods, expressions, sounds and timbres – each of them get a new tune and color to whole musical pattern. All the musicians of this album have their own and original playing style – their improvisations gently fit together and make a colorful, passionate and expressive sound.

 

“A” TRIO & AMM – “AAMM” (Al Maslakch, 2018)

“AAMM” is one of the newest release of “Al Maslakch” records. Album was recorded by “A” trio and “AMM” – it’s Mazen Kerbaj (trumpet), Sharif Sehnaoui (acoustic guitar), Raed Yassin (double bass), John Tilbury (piano) and Eddie Prevost (percussion). The music of two ensembles is different and contrasting with each other. The duo of Eddie Prevost and John Tilbury likes noisy, brave and evocative musical experiments. Their music is based on American avant-garde jazz traditions, basic elements of experimental jazz and free improvisation. It also has an influenze of other jazz styles – bebop, post bop, hard bop and other modern jazz styles. Both musicians have expressive and passionate playing manner – they are improvising inventively and colorfully. Music is filled with vivacious and remarkable soloss, original and bright sounds, inventive and colorful instrumentation and wide range of unusual timbres. The musicians of “A” trio have original and unqiue sound and playing style. Musicians fuse various music rhythms, intonations and other elements of musical language in one place. Free improvisation all the time rests the most important element of all – it joins together contrasting and absolutely different musical elements in one organic and natural combination of styles and sounds. Avant-garde jazz traditions, various intonations of modern and contemporary jazz styles, experimental music, contemporary academical music and ambient music are mixed together in one place. That makes an effort to unique, interesting and original sound.

“AAMM” has an interesting, fresh and innovative sound. It’s based ono difficult, rich and colorful musical language. Various experimental and modern jazz styles, free jazz, creative jazz, experimental jazz, contemporary academical music, the elements of concrete, spectral and ambient music contain the main musical pattern. Musicians are trying out new ways of playing, expanding the technical abilities of their instruments and experiments in all fields of musical language. That especially hears in instrumentation’s section, which is very colorful, modern, bright and vivacious. Wide range of extended playing techniques is used here – it’s mixed together with experimental and specific ways of playing and unusual sounds. Musicians take the free improvisation for the basic of the compositions – it’s filled with intense and strange timbres, unusual sounds, special sound effects, vibrant tunes, separate melodic and rhythmic elements and many other similar elements. The free form is used in most part of the improvisations – it’s constructed by various kinds of open forms, which are the typical elements of experimental and avant-garde jazz. Huge range of colorful and extended musical expressions, innovative playing techniques, all kinds of rhythms, unusual sounds, scales and chords create a colorful, modern and rich musical language. Mazen Kerbaj trumpet is dynamic and contrasting. It’s filled with intense solos, glamorous and virtuosic passages, expressive melodic intonations, colorful and unusual timbres. Musician masterfully mixes together the elements of Western Europe music with free improvisation, concrete music and the intonations of ambient music. Exotic and eclectic instrumental combinations are very frequently heard in compositions of this improviser – it creates colorful, vivacious and inovative sound. John Tilbury piano improvisations are based on abstract musical pattern, colorful, sharp and expressive chords, separate and short melodic intonations, all kinds of rhythms and sound experiments. He masterfully switches between different moods, expressions, rhythms and other elements – the improvisations are played with passion, energy and expression. The main mood of his improvisations is subtle and calm  – it has an abstract musical pattern, soft and calm mood, slow tempo and repetitive melodic and rhythmic elements. Sharif Sehnaoui acoustic guitar improvisations are very contrasting and filled with fascinating sound experiments. The search of strange and unique sounds is the main priority of this musician’s improvisations. He improvises expressively, makes interesting and inventive musical decisions, sudden and energetic turns, mood changes and other similar elements. That makes an effort to vivacious and contrasting sound, dynamic mood and rich musical language. Strong and solid rhythmic pattern also is created and hears for the most of the time. The improvisations also don’t have separate melodic or rhythmic pattern – all the rhythms, melodic intonations, expressions, chords and timbres are organically mixed in one place. Raed Yassin double bass – deep, dark, independent and solid. Musician keeps firm and strong bass and rhythm line. Dark, harsh and deep sounds grow out to huge variety of colorful timbres, unusual sounds, loud and dynamic melodic intonations and makes a remarkable sound. His music is based on contrasting and dynamic sound, which is changing all the time. Percussion of Eddie Prevost is colorful and gorgeous – it’s formed by wide range of unusual timbres and weird sounds. By using extended, modern and experimental ways of playing, musician creates an interesting, bright and variable background. He also likes to make eclectic combinations of instruments, rhythms, styles and sounds. The music of this album joins together avant-garde jazz, fascinating and interesting musical experiments, ambient music, concrete and spectral music and various similar styles of contemporary academical music and academic avant-garde – all elements are organically mixed together and create a original, evocative and remarkable sound.