ÅRETS SKIVE? Record of the Year ?
Tor Hammerø Side 2
Det er nok i tidligste laget å utrope årets skive allerede nå, men jeg er ganske så sikker på at “Mira” blir med i tetfeltet når vi nærmer oss slutten av året.
All About Jazz . John Kelman
A long overdue and equally impressive follow-up—albeit for different reasons—Mira presents this trio in a different light to its 2008 debut; still, it’s no surprise that Andersen, Vinaccia and Smith prove as capable of darker intents as they do more energetic exchanges.
INSTRUMENTAL Michael S. Clarck
A Personal Space: MIRA by Arild Andersen, Paolo Vinaccia and Tommy Smith
Mira A is a red giant in the constellation of Ceti and can be seen from Earth, often with the naked eye. It is a variable star whose luminescence fluctuates over time, and its name is derived from the Latin for “wonderful” or “astonishing”. There is much on this Mira that is wonderful, with more than a few astonishing moments.
Die Ruhe nach dem Sturm: Arild Andersen, Paolo Vinaccia und Tommy Smith mit neuem Album “Mira”
BlogPost Tim Niland
Discs: Young the Giant, Arild Andersen, Barbara Levy Daniels and Donna Vivino
Funny thing about Norwegian bassist Arild Andersen. At age 68, his international profile has been raised to the highest point it has probably ever been. And that’s despite his near ubiquity in European jazz over the decades and frequent appearances on ECM.