This unique French string trio was recommended to Ayler Records by double bass master Joëlle Léandre. Léandre was right, of course. Carrousel, the debut from this trio, is an original set of sophisticated compositions delivered by mature musicians who found a sound of their own--a chamber-like quality but an adventurous one, intense but lyrical, light but profound. The trio's instrumentation is rare: violin played by leader Théo Ceccaldi (who composed most of the compositions here); cello, by brother Valentin; and electric guitar, by Guillaume Aknine. Their interplay is based on the legacy of contemporary chamber trios but ...read more
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