THE OCCASIONAL QUARTET
Loose Torque LT 012
sterling) £10.00 + p&p £1.95
and Fay Stephens are on a sabbatical for five months.
a music that is never quite pointilistic and a bit too active to be droney
or minimalist. Yet, both aesthetics rear their heads from time to time;
there is a series of recurring moments in the first long track during
which the dynamic drops and all four players hold a note, trill, or brush
in long undulating waves. The slow reemergence of multileveled pulse is
always a wonder to behold" - Marc Medwin All About Jazz.
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Nick Stephens meat-grinding pluck-and-arco hybrid causes
a low-frequency boom in well determinate sections. ...