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Album Review

Andre / Tokar / Kugel: Varpai

Read "Varpai" reviewed by Eyal Hareuveni


This unique, pan-European trio of like-minded improvising masters--Lithuanian vocal artist/dancer Andrė Pabarčiūtė, Ukrainian bassist Mark Tokar and German percussionist Klaus Kugel--explore the multiple sound variations of their instruments, releasing them from typical conventions while inventing free form structures and pulses. With great sensitivity, imagination, patience and obviously flawless technique this trio succeeds in forming timeless, rich soundscapes that sound fresh, organic and inspiring. On “Symphonic Fields," Pabarčiūtė's broad vocal range touches Tokar's lower register arco and then ...


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