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Kathrine Windfeld Big Band: Black Swan

Read "Black Swan" reviewed by Chris Mosey

Do opposites really attract? Danish big band leader Kathrine Windfeld's compositions are meticulously worked out in advance, whereas saxophonist Thomas Agergaard, her collaborator on this gig, takes a different, more spontaneous approach. “Thomas writes quite differently than I do," says Windfeld. “He thrives on the energy of the moment. This is beneficial to the music, but it is also a challenge when we are so many together and have to make something work within a limited time ...