“los” was released only a few days ago – on February 9, 2018. This album was released by three interesting and creative jazz masters – Josh Sinton (baritone saxophone, bass clarinet), Owen Stewart-Robertson (guitar) and Tony Falco (drums). These three musicians have interesting and evocative sound and expressive playing manner. They had been improvising together with many famous and outstanding jazz masters many times through the years of the creative activity. Their improvisations always have outstanding and fascinating sound – the synthesis of avant-garde jazz, experimental music and intonations of rock styles are masterfully combined in one place. The musicians try out many extended plaing techniques and musical expressions. The improvisations by each musician are different – it has its own style, playing manner and sound. The musicians pay high attention to the sound quality and creative musical experiments. They try to create and extract huge range of extraordinary, weird and unusual timbres and sounds. They also have a tendency to fuse together absolutely different and specific combinations of the instruments, music styles, moods and other elements of musical language.
This album compositions have interesting sound. All album is based on collective improvisations – especially specific, expressive and evocative sound is created. Musicians try out different playing techniques, musical expressions, are extracting and searching for new timbres and methods of playing. The sound of this album is formed by many different musical language elements. Evocative, expresssive, vibrant, trembling and powerful solos, unusual and weird timbres, soft, lyric and peaceful melodies, colorful and gorgeous harmony, fascinating instrumentation, free musical experiments, special sound effects and spontaneous improvisations – all these elements are heard very clearly in these improvisations. Bariton saxophone and bass clarinet melodies by Josh Sinton are very energetic, active and expressive. The improvisations by these two instruments give a solid, strong, powerful and vibrant melodic section of these compositions. Powerful blow outs, wild fast and furious solos, very rapid and expressive improvisations, dynamic and sudden changes of moods and characters, huge variety of playing techniques, special sound effects and many other elements form the basic of this musician improvisations. The musician is improvising expressive, passionate and creative – he organically connect together all different and contrasting music elements. Owen Stewart-Robertson guitar improvisations bring rock and avant-garde jazz synthesis. Fascinating and free improvisations, specific timbres, unusual and experimental playing techniques, expressive and vivid melodies are connected together with monotonic and repetitive rhythmic. There are two types of guitar solos in this album – abstract and free improvisations, which have all basics of avant-garde jazz, and the episodes whuch are based on expressive and vivacious melodies and repetitive rhythmic section and have many intonations of rock styles. Tony Falco drums section is independent, expressive, passionate, vivacious and free – different figure and formulas of rhythms are gently combined together in one place. His music has energetic and striking sound for the most of the time – powerful drum rolls, loud and vibrant tremolos, furioous and very rapid solos are the main elements of his improvisations. All three musicians are improvising marvelously and originally and create bright and evocative sound.