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Spring Roll: Episodes

Read "Episodes" reviewed by John Sharpe

French flautist Sylvaine Hélary's Spring Roll follow up their ambitious debut Printemps (Ayler, 2015) with another adventurous outing on Episodes. While the first disc incorporated words and voices, the twist this time is that Hélary commissioned works from three of New York City's finest composer-improvisers, pianists Matt Mitchell and Kris Davis, and saxophonist Dan Blake, to ...

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Teriver Cheung: Episodes

Read "Episodes" reviewed by Rob Garratt

A dreamy, fragmented mood of urban alienation seeps into, over and throughout Teriver Cheung's excellent Episodes, befitting the project's earlier supporting role in a larger context. Released internationally in February 2019, Cheung's second album collects music premiered some four years earlier as part of Hong Kong Episodes--an ambitious multimedia show tracing the conceptual arc of 24 ...