by Clifford Allen
Giuseppi Logan The Giuseppi Logan Quintet Tompkins Square 2010
In terms of surprising musical rediscoveries, 2010 has started off rather auspiciously with the first recording of reedman and composer Giuseppi Logan in over 40 years. Logan's appearances in the heady days of New York's fire music were scattered but strong and otherworldly affairs--sideman work with trombonist Roswell Rudd (Everywhere, Impulse!) and vocalist Patty Waters (College Tour, ESP) in 1966, performances as part of trumpeter ...read more
by Lyn Horton
Generally, innocence drives the impetus for how to discover the next place successfully. An intriguing process of discovering various levels while creating appears on the re-release of the Giuseppi Logan Quartet (ESP Disk, 2008). Originally recorded in 1965 in New York, this recording imparts the musical uniqueness of multi-reedman Giuseppi Logan's sound.
A seeming cacophony penetrates the incidence of the music led by Logan, with a pervasive sourness that emanates from whatever reed instrument he plays. Logan offers ...read more