The intrepid and original trio 1032K (the temperature at which the laws of physics no longer apply) is comprised of three versatile and singularly artful musicians who share a common creative vision. Their phenomenal That Which is Planted is a stimulating glimpse at this collaboration recorded live in Buffalo and Rochester, New York. The group radically reinterprets five progressive jazz compositions all the while maintaining the spirit of these provocative tunes. On bassist Charles Mingus' classic Ecclusiastics" trombonist Frank Lacy opens with a growling, intelligent unaccompanied improvisation that ushers in the soulful rhythmic vamps of his colleagues. He ...read more
When trumpeter/ trombonist Frank Lacy appeared with the Mingus Big Band this past summer at the Caramoor Jazz Festival, he stole the show in the company of fourteen top-shelf musicians. The live performance venue in which Lacy thrives isn't diminished in the smaller group setting as proven out in the 1032K trio debut That Which Is Planted. Avant-garde drummer Andrew Drury and bassist Kevin Ray round out a trio that has a deceptively big sound--and not by accident--as Lacy notes in 1032K press material. Recorded from live performances in Buffalo and Rochester, New York, the potent dynamics are tangible.read more
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