Fuhler / Bennink / de Joode: Tinderbox (2003)
The music is not static in its devolution. Cor Fuhler takes a happy path as he steers “Butterfly Pilot,” the notes cascading and lilting, the ideas flowing in a torrent fueled by de Joode and the shifting timbres of Bennink. The free improvisation of “Bewitched Cherry Pits” is built on Fuhler's melodica. The pace is deliberate, almost traversing level groundbut even as they move along, the three players shape stimulating nuances. Mainstream happiness drives “Elf In Een Dozijn,” one of the tunes that does not pull creativity out of the impulse. The trio turns to darker waters on “Battery Surf,” with the sonic ambivalence of the keyolin (half violin and half clavichord) splitting the funereal movement.
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Track Listing: Kirkology; Jag 1; Tschon; Galactic Dust Curves; Butterfly Pilot; Jag 2; Bewitched Cherry Pits; Jag 3; Glasso Chor; Jag 4; Polykhameskero; Close Match; Pyromoon; Elf In Een Dozijn; Battery Surf
Personnel: Cor Fuhler
Record Label: Data Records