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Jamie Alexander Smith: Kinesis

Read "Kinesis" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

Kinesis, from the young Edinburgh based pianist Jamie Alexander Smith, is sub-titled Four Improvisations On Piano. The sub-title pretty much explains things--on a basic level and except for the fact that a fifth track, “WKG," puts in an appearance. Of course, while the basic level of explanation hints at Smith's compositional approach and makes his instrument ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Jamie Alexander Smith: Kinesis

Read "Kinesis" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

"Kinesis," when defined as simply as possible, means “movement." When the definition is expanded, or given a biological reading, it references the idea of movement that takes place in response to external stimuli. Without knowing the circumstances surrounding the recording of this oh-so-brief solo piano EP, it's hard to know which one Scottish pianist Jamie Smith ...