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.

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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.

Magliocchi|Boss|Rolfini|Grassi – “Four points in the black sun” (Plus Timbre, 2018)

“Four points in the black sun” is the newest release of “Plus Timbre” records. Album was recorded by Marcello Magliocchi (drums, percussion), Matthias Boss (violin), Mauro Rolfini (bass clarinet, alto saxophone) and Alen Grassi (acoustic bass). Four musicians are dedicated to create interesting and extraordinary sound. Their music is filled with evocative and interesting musical experiments, innovative musical decisions, colorful and unusual timbres and has a rich musical language. Musicians are extracting new timbres and using huge range of different playing techniques, expressions and other elements of musical language. The music is based on avant-garde jazz and free improvisations – spontaneous and passionate solos, expressive and vivacious melodies, marvelous and virtuosic passages, special effects, vibrant and energetic blow outs are the main elements of their improvisations. Each musician has original and interesting playing style, unique sound and specific playing manner.

“Four points in the black sun” has evocative, fresh and interesting sound. Musicians are improvising free, expressively and creatively. Their music is filled with spontaneous solos, unpredictable stylistic changes, eclectic combinations and different moods. Compositions have difficult, colorful and expressive musical language. It consists from numerous of different expressions, extended playing techniques, special effects and unusual sounds. The pattern is constructed by many different layers, which are highly contrasting with each other. Each musician is improvising differently from the others – their melodies are solid, independent and bright. It makes a gorgeous, strong and effective melodic pattern. All kinds of rhythms are used silmunateously in these compositions – musicians are changing them dynamically. The rhythms of bebop, post bop, hard bop and other modern jazz styles are fused together with free, spontaneous and energetic improvisations. Even though, the music is based on avant-garde jazz, free improvisation and various styles of experimental jazz, it also has some elements from modern and contemporary jazz styles, experimental music, academic avant-garde and contemporary academical music. These intonations are very soft and mild – it’s integrated all together in one musical pattern. Dynamic, rapid and sharp modern jazz rhythms bring life and energy to the compositions. Bass clarinet and alto saxophone improvisations by Mauro Rolfini are expressive and vivacious. It’s filled with passionate solos, dynamic and light melodies, joyful and playful episodes which are put against vibrant, sharp and aggressive episodes. The music is based on contrasts and has an abstract musical pattern. Separate melodic and rhythmic elements are used monotonously and silmunateously one after each other. Reeds melodies bring bright, joyful, vivacious and expressive sound to the compositions. Matthias Boss violin improvisations are based on free improvisation, but also have some relations with academical music. Free and abstract form, colorful musical pattern, dynamic rhythmic, sharp harmony – all these elements are very important in the compositions of this improviser. Unusual sounds, colorful and weird timbres, effective and inventive instrumentation decisions – improviser really shows his creativity in forming a independent, colorful and sparkling instrumentation. He fuses together hiw own ways of playing, specific and experimental playing techniques with usual and very well-known methods of playing. The marvelous synthesis of all these elements makes an effort to colorful, effective and expressive sound. Alen Grassi acoustic bass improvisations are subtle and silent for the most of the time. Deep and dark bass line, repetitive and monotonic tunes, calm and peaceful melodies – these elements suddenly grow to the culminations: bright, passionate, effective and powerful solos with marvelous passages, interesting timbres and special effects. The music is contrasting and dynamic, has many different sides and colors. Musical experiments, intense melodies and brilliant solos arfe the most effective episodes of his improvisations. Marcello Magliocchi drums and percussion section is colorful and dynamic, based on modern instrumentation. Drummer tries out all kinds of different rhythms and organically blends together sharp and rapid modern jazz rhythms, calm and relaxing cool jazz and spontaneous, turbulent and bright free improvisations. Dozens of different exstended playing techniques are mixed together with colorful and gorgeous percussion timbres. All four musicians are using inventive ways of playing – they create interesting, fresh, innovative and evocative sound.

Guillermo Gregorio|Rafał Mazur|Ramon Lopez – “Wandering The Sound” (Fundacja Sluchaj, 2018)

“Wandering The Sound” is a new release of “Fundacja Sluchaj” records. Album was recorded by a trio – Guillermo Gregorio (clarinet), Rafał Mazur (acoustic bass guitar) and Ramon Lopez (drums). Three musicians are creative and interesting jazz masters. Their music is formed by synthesis of different jazz styles – free, creative jazz and other experimental jazz styles and free improvisation are blended together with bebop, hard bop, neo bop, cool, fusion and other contemporary and modern jazz styles. Another one important element is the elements of ethnic musis elements of various Europe and South America countries – rhythmic and melodic intonations of Argentina, Spain, Afroamerican music and other countries traditional music elements are fused together with avant-garde jazz. The music is very expressive, bright, passionate and dynamic. Musicians are the masters of improvising – their free improvisations have unpredictable, colorful, expressive and innovative sound.

“Wandering The Sound” has interesting and expressive sound. The music is based on free improvisation and has rich musical language. The musical pattern has many layers and is constructed by many contrasting pieces and episodes. Each musician has an individual and original playing style, which highly differs from the others. Independent and colorful melodies by each improviser form the polyphonic musical facture, which is colorfully illustrated bu huge variety of colorictic elements. The form of all improvisations is formed by various open forms of avant-garde jazz – sometimes it get some elements of quadratic form, especially in the the compositions, which have an influence of early jazz styles. Rich, colorful and expressive musical language is created by huge range of different expressions, extended and innovative playing techniques, fascinating musical experiments, chords and other musical language elements. Musicians masterfully fuse all these elements in one place. Guillermo Gregorio clarinet melodies are dynamic and vivid. It’s based on spontaneous solos and expressive melodies. Improviser blends together impressive and glamorous solos, calm and subtle episodes, frantic and aggressive culminations, vibrant blow outs and vivacious melodies. His playing style and musical language is formed by American avant-garde jazz traditions and ethnic music elements of Argentina. The influence of traditional Argentina music especially hears in melodies – various specific melodic intonations, which are typical in Argentina music, are used here. The rhythmic section also is based on synthesis between avant-garde jazz, bebop post bop, neo bop, other modern jazz styles and traditional Argentina music rhythms. The music has glamorous, effective, dynamic and expressive sound. Expressive, passionate and vivid clarinet e=gently fits together with acoustic bass guitar melodies by Rafał Mazur. His playing manner and improvising style strongly differs from Guillermo Gregorio clarinet. It’s based on contrasts – light, vivid, vivacious and expressive solos are blended together with subtle and silent pieces, lyric mood, peaceful and cool melodies. That creates an contrasting and dynamic sound. His music is based on contrasts – from the silent, lyrical and peaceful pieces music suddenly gets to expressive, dramatic, striking and moving solos. The traditions of European and American avant-garde jazz are fused together in Rafal Mazur music. He’s a master of spontaneous and creative improvising – remarkable, impressive and creative solos in the spot bring energetic, live and passionate sound to the compositions. Deep and solid bass line also is heard for the most of the time – that forms a solid and strong bass and rhythm section. Ramon Lopez drums section is based on expressive and passionate rhythms, has energetic and bright sound. Musician likes to experiment in rhythms, special effects, expressions and other sections of musical language. Vvivd and colorful solso, frantic and turbulent free improvisations, energetic and evocative drum rolls, huge range of colorful and gorgeous timbres are fused together in his improvisations. The playing style of Ramon Lopez is formed by synthesis between European and American avant-garde jazz and ethnic Spanish music. Usual and traditional rhythmic forms are fused together with rapid, expressive and dynamic rhythms of Spain music. The music of this album has bright and remakable sound – it was created by innovative and originale jazz masters.

Evan Parker|Eddie Prevost – “Tools Of Imagination” (Fundacja Sluchaj, 2018)

“Tools Of Imagination” is one of the newest albums, recently released by “Fundacja Sluchaj”. The music was recorded by great duo – Evan Parker (tenor saxophone) and Eddie Prevost (drums, percussion). Both musicians are great famous jazz masters. Their improvisations always are played with passion and have expressive, live and bright musical language. The music is based on avant-garde jazz and free improvisations.  Musicians like to improvise spontaneously – they are the masters of creative, colorful, bright and innovative improvising. They fuse together wide variety of moods, characters, expressions, playing techniques, rhythms, chords and other elements of musical language. Though their music is based on avant-garde jazz, it also has relations with other jazz styles, especially modern jazz. Sharp and aggressive harmony, dynamic rhythmic, furious and turbulent solos, bright, free and intensive free improvisations, expressive and original playing style – all these elements form specific and unique sound of these musicians improvisations.

“Tools of Imagination’ compositions have rapid, energetic and harsh sound. Both musicians are experimenting in all sections of musical language. Their music is based on bright, rich and modern musical language. Special effects, bright and passionate solos, gorgeous and colorful timbres, extended and experimental playing techniques, unique style of improvising surely make an effort to whole album. This album is very contrasting and bright – both musicians are using inventive musical decisions, eclectic combinations, colorful expressions and are dedicated to create fresh, creative and original sound. Basic elements of musicians playing styles are used here – it’s highly contrasting with each other, but organically and effectively go along together. Evan Parker is improvising masterfully and remarkably in this album. He use all the main typical elements of his original playing style. Bright, passionate and expressive solos are filled with vivacious and virtuosic passages, vibrant, moving and striking arpeggios, turbulent, effective, frantic and harsh blow outs and many other elements. His music music is especialy energetic, passionate and dynamic for the most of the time. Evan Parker music, as usual, is based on creative, impressive and glamorous improvising in-the-spot. Experienced jazz master professionally switches between different moods, expressions, extracts huge variety of colorful and weird timbres and experiments in various sections of musical language. He masterfully fuses together extended playing techniques with experimental and specific ways of playing – organic synthesis of orignal and modern instrumentation decisions makes an effort to bright, fresh and evocatvie sound. The improvisations are made spontaneously – it’s constructed by many different pieces, which have its own style and sound. Evan Parker masterfully blends together absolutely contrasting and different timbres, sounds, expressions and other musical language elements, which are the opposites to the other. The basics of avant-garde jazz al ways are the main elements of Evan Parker improvisations – it’s blended together with some mild intonations of bebop, post bop, hard bop and other modern jazz styles. By using dozens of different playing techniques and special effects, he creates glamorous, bright, intensive, passionate and turbulent sound. Eddie Prevost drums and percussion section also has energetic and dynamic sound. The playing style of Eddie Prevost is based on avant-garde jazz, but he uses frequently the rhythmic forms of other jazz styles and Afroamerican music. Sharp, dynamic, aggressive and rapid bebop and hard bop rhythms are fused together with some static and calm elements of cool or fusion and turbulent, harsh, bright and dynamic free improvisation. His music is filled with sparkling solos, harsh and powerful drum rolls, fanfars, virtuosic and rapid arpeggios, glamorous passages and numerous of special effects and colorful percussion timbres. As same as Evan Parker, Eddie Prevost base his music on free and spontaneous improvisation. His improvisations are always in change – sometimes it gets light and gorgeous, sometimes – very aggressive, frantic, harsh and turbulent. Both musicians are improvising impressively and creatively. Together they create remarkable and interesting sound.