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Victor Gould: Clockwork

Read "Clockwork" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

There are lots of moving parts that make clocks tick. Each has its own function, harmoniously aligned with the others, and every single one helps to sustain the very concepts of time and flow. The analogy can clearly be drawn from these mechanisms behind timepieces to jazz in general, but it's rarely as obvious to the ...

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Clockwork: The Contest

Read "The Contest" reviewed by Eyal Hareuveni

Trondheim, Norway's jazz conservatory has an excellent reputation for nurturing countless original musicians and outfits. Clockwork, a Norway/Sweden quartet, was formed in that conservatory in 2009 and, after numerous tours, now has The Contest, a debut co-produced, mixed and mastered by Swedish saxophonist Jonas Kullhammar.

The compositions were written by three quartet members: ...

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Clockwork: Tesseract

Read "Tesseract" reviewed by Michael P. Gladstone

This unique jazz vocal group came to public attention in 2004 by winning the Bay Area Harmony Sweepstakes A Cappella Festival with its arrangements of Gershwin songs. The musicians describe themselves as “a cappella with a jazz point of view," and I don't suppose this is too far off the mark. It's a throwback to the ...