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Two Contrasting Releases From Bertrand Denzler

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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 ...

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Three contrasting Bertrand Denzler releases

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It seems that Swiss-born tenor saxophonist Bertrand Denzler is already involved in so many contrasting groupings that he would have no need to be joining or creating yet more. Active groupings of which he is a member include Hubbub, Mark Wastell's The Seen, Trio Sowari, Zoor, plus a trio with Eddie Prevost and John Edwards. Some ...

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Trio Sowari: Shortcut

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Someone is listening. Shortcut, the second release by European minimalist improvisation group Trio Sowari is proof enough. They're listening, not in the auditory sense, but in the experience of harkening, attending, and actually hearing.

Trio Sowari is comprised of Phil Durant, the English violinist turned electronics specialist, Swiss saxophonist Bertrand Denzler, and German percussionist Burkhard ...

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Trio Sowari: Three Dances

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The initial challenge of approaching a recording by a group such as Trio Sowari is downplaying the visual aspects of improvised music. Even though music is an auditory experience, as listeners we constantly require visual confirmation of what our ears are taking in. Perhaps a DVD would fill the prescription, but then again your eyes would ...