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Urban Hansson: Flute Fascination

Read "Flute Fascination" reviewed by Hrayr Attarian

Instrumental jazz duet recordings that are not piano-based are a rarity; one that comes to mind is guitarist Jim Hall and bassist Ron Carter's Alone Together (Milestone, 1972). But a disc made up of exclusively flute “conversations" with other less commonly used instruments (at least in this setting) is almost unheard of. Swedish flutist Urban Hansson pulls off this daunting task with some degree of success on Flute Fascination, as he utilizes different partners on each track, ranging from a ...


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