Contemporary improvisatory free jazz – DeBrunner, Silverman, Carter, ZlabingerThis CD features some of the most distinctive personalities on the contemporary New York scene, including the legendary Daniel Carter (sax, trumpet) who has been a leading light in the avant-garde since the early 70s and has featured on well over 100 recordings. An accomplished bassoonist with classical as well as jazz training, Claire DeBrunner is one of very few musicians to play the bassoon in improvisational music. Ken Silverman plays guitar and hand percussion, and the bassist Tom Zlabinger is ever-present in the free jazz worlds of New York and Vienna. On this album the quartet aims to create a freely improvised chamber-music-like sound without drums, allowing for total rhythmic flexibility and sonic complexity. Although the music can become intense, its general tendency is towards the delicate, subtle, and intimate: a warm sound for warm evenings.
"WOW - Nice CD"
“Overflowing with ideas, this music is often dream-like with consistently tight interaction between all four members, sometimes simmering way below the boiling level”
Bruce Lee Gallanter