Ecm reviews: Green In Blue

Posted on des 23, 2010 in Record Reviews | 0 comments

Arild Andersen double-bass Jon Balke piano Knut Riisnaes tenor and soprano saxophones, flute Pål Thowsen drums Juhani Aaltonen tenor and soprano saxophones, flutes, percussion Lars Jansson piano, Moog-synthesizer, string ensemble I used to hear jazz through a diurnal lens: it was either night or day. I saw this reflected in many album covers, which could be bright (Milt Jackson’s Sunflower comes to mind) or deeply nocturnal (which pegs a good portion of the Blue Note catalogue). ECM has been unique in charting the in-between, those crepuscular moments of the genre in which transitions...

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