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Torben Snekkestad: Winds Of Mouth

Read "Winds Of Mouth" reviewed by Mark Corroto


The Homo sapien caveman picked up a goat's horn and blew some notes through it to entertain the Neanderthals, who had somehow, not paid the cover charge for the spring solstice show. No worries he thought, they'll soon be extinct, and I've just invented music. What the Neanderthals were fascinated with, was, just how did the caveman make those sounds? Same can be said of musician Torben Snekkestad's recording Winds Of Mouth. Actually, it's just one of three ...

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Torben Snekkestad: Conic Folded

Read "Conic Folded" reviewed by Mark Corroto


Patient jazz can be both restrained and determined. But, maybe the best word to describe the jazz of saxophonist/clarinetist Torben Snekkestad is persistent.

The thirty-something Norwegian reeds man is both a classical and jazz composer playing in the Copenhagen Saxophone Quartet, London Improvisers Orchestra, Trygve Seim Ensemble, and Among Machines with Thomas Stronen. Conic Folded is his debut featuring the saxophonist in a solo, duo, and trio setting with pianist Jon Balke (who has played with Arild Anderson ...


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