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Matthias Spillmann Trio: Live at the Bird’s Eye Jazz Club

Read "Live at the Bird’s Eye Jazz Club" reviewed by Don Phipps


Matthias Spillmann's Live at the Bird's Eye Jazz Club is a trumpet trio tour de force. Recorded live in Basel, Switzerland, Spillmann, bassist Andreas Lang and drummer Moritz Baumgärtner add a fascinating spin to five classics and one original number. The trio's simple format gives Spillmann plenty of room to energize the music, and his tone has a clarity of purpose which shines whether he's slurring notes or simply enunciating long legato phrases. On the two Ornette Coleman ...


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