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Flow Trio, "Set Theory" Live at the Stone, Sounding Better Than Ever

The Flow Trio do that. Flow. They flow in a free manner. They flow because each player sets up the other players with what he does, allowing them to invent fertile extended collective improvisations. You can hear that at great length on their Set Theory: Live at the Stone (Ayler CD-107). Drummer Charles Downs flows in the ...

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Flow Trio: Set Theory, Live At The Stone

Read "Set Theory, Live At The Stone" reviewed by John Sharpe

Recorded live at NYC's The Stone, Set Theory constitutes the third release by Flow Trio, following its excellent studio set, Rejuvenation (ESP, 2009) and an earlier live disc, like this one, on Ayler Records. An appropriate home for this band, as it happens, for the legendary Albert Ayler looms large in Flow Trio mainstay, saxophonist Louie ...

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Flow Trio: Rejuvenation

Read "Rejuvenation" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Non fosse uscito su ESP, lo si sarebbe potuto definire, semplicemente, un disco da ESP. Rejuvenation, opera seconda del Flow Trio, quattro anni dopo un debutto [solo digitale] su Ayler Records, non poteva che trovare posto nel catalogo della rediviva etichetta del signor Bernard Stollman. Sarà quel sound così ruspante e informale che fa tanto loft, sarà quel tenore ...

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Flow Trio: Rejuvenation

Read "Rejuvenation" reviewed by Jerry D'Souza

The tenor saxophone raises a lonesome voice heralding a new beginning. It evokes a melody that is shaped exquisitely by Louie Belogenis, who gives it a striking presence. But Belogenis is an innovator, and as he brings in subtle changes of pitch and direction, he adds an immediacy that is not easy to resist. His “Reflection" ...

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Flow Trio: Rejuvenation

Read "Rejuvenation" reviewed by John Sharpe

Rejuvenation, despite its more recent vintage, fits right in with the generally held notion of the ESP label in its heyday as a home to passionate, small group, free jazz blowing sessions. While there may not be the same shock of the new, the intervening period means that the practitioners of this art have a rich ...

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Flow Trio: Rejuvenation

Read "Rejuvenation" reviewed by Raul d'Gama Rose

If there is a way--and there most certainly is--to feel music with all the senses, then Flow Trio, comprising saxophonist Louie Belogenis, bassist Joe Morris and percussionist Charles Downs, show how completely spectacular this can feel when it all comes together on a record such as Rejuvenation.

The group, all seriously schooled in ...