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Martin Wind/Peter Weniger/Jonas Burgwinkel: Gravity

Read "Gravity" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

All definitions of gravity lead to Martin Wind. The celebrated bassist embodies an undeniable force, exhibiting a certain pull and a centering importance in any scenario. Those strengths have served him well as a first-call foundation for the jazz elite and as a noted leader (or co-leader) on more than 20 albums, and they're magnified on this aptly titled trio date. Recorded in the fall of 2020 at the Berlin Jazz Institute, Gravity finds Wind building on ...

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Martin Wind, Peter Weniger, Jonas Burgwinkel: Gravity

Read "Gravity" reviewed by Mark Corroto

There is a return to old-school fundamentals about the trio recording Gravity from bassist Martin Wind. The German-born, now New Jersey native reconnects with tenor saxophonist Peter Weniger whom he met in the German National Youth Orchestra more than three decades ago. The old friends invited fellow countryman and drummer Jonas Burgwinkel (of Pablo Held Trio) to join, and deliver some 'alte schule' sounds. Wind, the bassist of choice for musicians such as Matt Wilson, Dena DeRose, and Bill Mays ...

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Deadeye: Deadeye

Read "Deadeye" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

Many years ago, jazz combos simply called themselves after one of their number: the Dudley Moore Trio, the Miles Davis Quintet, and so on. The tradition still lingers, but even a well-established format such as the Hammond organ trio must sometimes follow the modern trend of adopting a name that is at once original and also opaque. Hence Deadeye, a trio consisting of Kit Downes on organ, Reinier Baas on guitar and Jonas Burgwinkel on drums. Why Deadeye? Who knows? ...


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