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Trigger: The Fire Throws

Read "The Fire Throws" reviewed by Florence Wetzel


The Fire Throws is a stunning poetic soundscape by the Berlin-based wind trio Trigger, composed of Chris Heenan on contrabass clarinet, Matthias Müller on trombone, and Nils Ostendorf on trumpet. The instrumentation recalls the classic big band front line, but this group takes that tradition and turns it inside out and backwards. This is bold, courageous music--the musicians are free from the conventional parameters assigned to their instruments, and they're completely unfettered by any notions of what music is or ...


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