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Ben Schwendener/Uwe Steinmetz: Apfelschaun

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The latest pair of releases on Gravity Records, now in its fifteenth year, finds frequent collaborators Ben Schwendener (piano) and Uwe Steinmetz (saxophone) joined together in radically different contexts. Living Geometry II, as intensely focused on George Russell's Lydian Chromatic Concept as any modern recording, sees Steinmetz guesting for the final three tracks of a heavy two-disc double piano encounter between Schwendener and Marc Rossi. Apfelschaun, on the other hand, is a different beast entirely--easy-going, based on simple melodies and ...


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