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Andrew Vogt: The AV Club

Read "The AV Club" reviewed by Roger Farbey

For a self-produced album, this really is first class fusion. Bassist Andrew Vogt and his band would give Snarky Puppy a real run for their money. Further proof can be seen on YouTube with a video of Vogt's earlier ensemble Humble Organisms playing “Pearhofjax," a number included in this album. Taking its cue from the likes of The Brecker Brothers, “Stevland" is an irresistible introduction to the The AV Club. The lightning fast ensemble passages on guitarist Anders ...

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Andrew Vogt: For Free

Read "For Free" reviewed by Hrayr Attarian

Bassist Andrew Vogt's engaging EP, the entirely improvised For Free, serves as a teaser for two of his upcoming 2017 recordings. The tracks on For Free are from the same sessions that resulted in the above mentioned The AV Club and Awakening, but they are not included on either of them. The spontaneously created music is not, like many other collective blowing sessions, filled with unbridled energy and dissonance. It is indeed quite accessible with overlapping hypnotic refrains ...


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