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Roundtrip: Two Way Street

Read "Two Way Street" reviewed by Germein Linares


Two Way Street is the impressive and raucous debut by the youthful Scandinavian trio known as Roundtrip. Formerly called Mega Tsunami, the group changed its name after the recent disaster in Southeast Asia. These nine offerings are clever, rhythmically charged compositions, with Klaus Ellerhusen Holm's alto and baritone work clearly rooted in the exuberance of his main influences, Eric Dolphy and Sonny Simmons.

Holm's adventures, fueled by bassist Ole Morten Vågan and drummer Ole Thomas Kolberg, are surprisingly ...


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