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Mats Äleklint Quartet: Mats Äleklint Quartet

Read "Mats Äleklint Quartet" reviewed by Eyal Hareuveni


Prolific Swedish trombonist Mats Äleklint is the man of the hour. In recent years his powerful trombone sound has been an integral part of most of the forward-thinking Nordic outfits--Mats Gustafsson's Fire! Orchestra and The Thing XXL, Fredrik Ljungkvist's Yun Kan 10, Paal Nilssen-Love Large Unit, Goran Kajfes Subtropic Arkestra and Je Suis!. His debut as a bandleader features Äleklint as a thoughtful composer who fuses organically 'in' and 'out' playing within tight quartet interplay. Äleklint ...


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