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Daniel Thouin: Organique

Read "Organique" reviewed by Steve Armour


Hemingway said good writing comes from what you leave out, a lesson pianist Daniel Thouin and his Montreal-based partners have applied to music on their new release, Organique (I’m guessing French for “organic"). They leave out the bass on the opener, the splang-splang-a-lang cymbal pattern just about everywhere else, any statement of time in one of the ballads – they even leave out the blowing on the last track. And when a space opens for them to rehash, retread, or ...


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