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Universal Indians with Joe McPhee: Skullduggery

Read "Skullduggery" reviewed by Enrico Bettinello


Un po' di collegamenti e incroci. Il trio Universal Indians trae il proprio nome dal pezzo di Albert Ayler che chiudeva il disco Love Cry. Ispirarsi a Ayler -o comunque a quel momento storico e espressivo in cui il sassofonista si trovò a agire, insieme a John Coltrane, Ornette Coleman e soci... -è già un'indicazione programmatica precisa. Il riferimento poi alla convivenza di globale e particolare del nome è un ulteriore segnale di un'espressività ...

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Universal Indians with Joe McPhee: Skullduggery

Read "Skullduggery" reviewed by John Sharpe


Throughout his career multi-instrumentalist Joe McPhee has always appeared remarkably open to collaborations with musicians from different scenes. Sometimes these blossom into more established groupings such as his regular hook ups with the Scandinavian power trio The Thing and more recently with the English improv outfit Decoy (witness Oto (Bo'Weavil, 2010) and Spontaneous Combustion (OtoRoku, 2014)). To this roster can be added Universal Indians: an Amsterdam-based collective comprising American saxophonist John Dikeman and the Norwegian rhythm pairing of bassist Jon ...

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Universal Indians: Nihil is Now

Read "Nihil is Now" reviewed by Eyal Hareuveni


Universal Indians is a trio comprised of Amsterdam-based, American saxophonist John Dikeman and the resourceful and powerful rhythm section of Norwegian bassist Jon Rune Strøm and drummer Tollef Østvang, both of whom cooperate in other outfits such as the Friends & Neighbors quintet responsible for No Beat Policy (Øra Fonogram, 2011), the All Included quintet that released Reincarnation of a Free Bird (Stone Floor, 2012), and the yet-to-record The Way Ahead sextet; both also manage Stone Floor Records.


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