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Terje Gewelt: Small World

Read "Small World" reviewed by John Kelman

Some albums are destined for greatness on first listen. Others take more time to settle in, requiring a greater familiarity before they reveal their best qualities. While Norwegian bassist Terje Gewelt's new album Small World is somewhat underwhelming on first cut, subsequent listens reveal a richer experience. Marrying a looser Nordic rhythmic approach with the percussion-driven music of Brazil, Gewelt creates a hybrid that manages to remain playful without falling into more predictable patterns.The approach is definitely percussion-heavy, ...


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