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Two Contrasting Releases From Bertrand Denzler

Read "Two Contrasting Releases From Bertrand Denzler" reviewed by John Eyles

Although the Swiss-born saxophonist, improviser and composer Bertrand Denzler has a modestly-sized discography compared to some saxophonists, the recordings within it reveal a diverse range of collaborations and activities with a consistently-high quality level. For many years he has participated in ensembles such as Hubbub, The Seen and Trio Sowari, his distinctive saxophone sound being one ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

As Alike As Trees Returns to Café Oto

Café Oto, London, Saturday 12 October and Sunday 13 October. In 2011, the inaugural As Alike as Trees festival was held at The Rag Factory near Brick Lane in London. Organised by drummer Eddie Prévost, saxophonist David O'Connor and violinist Jennifer Allum, it drew from the pool of musicians who had been participants, alumni or sympathisers of ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

HUBBUB: UB/ABU

Read "UB/ABU" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

“HUBBUB” signifies a collective of adventurous, improvising musicians who sport extensive resumes in the Euro-Jazz free improv arena. Comprised of two lengthy works, the band pursues atonal extended note sub themes, subversive drones, and jagged frameworks throughout the entire production. This somewhat amorphous presentation moves about in some sort of imaginatively conjured horizontal course, as the ...