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David S. Ware String Ensemble: Threads

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After successfully reinterpreting an untouchable Sonny Rollins classic and blasting into the electronic stratosphere with Corridors and Parallels, tenor sax titan David S. Ware debuts on Thirsty Ear with a string ensemble. His famous quartet returns with William Parker and Guillermo E. Brown as rhythm runners and Matthew Shipp as a sort of one-man ...

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David S. Ware String Ensemble: Threads

Read "Threads" reviewed by AAJ Staff

David S. Ware's juggernaut quartet picks up two (more) string players for Threads, expanding its sound in the direction of modern composition. The tenor saxophonist has always had an uncanny ability to utilize his instrument's full potential for emotional expression, which comes in the form of a thick, spiritualized gesture for the most part. Ecstatic enough ...