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Steve Coleman and the Council of Balance: Synovial Joints

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Dei suoni della foresta amazzonica e dei segreti della “camouflage orchestration," delle articolazioni sinoviali, dell'antico dio Heru e del metodo di composizione spontanea, lascerò che sia Steve Coleman a parlarvi. È tutto spiegato nelle note di copertina, con estrema chiarezza e dovizia di particolari; la migliore introduzione possibile alle meccaniche (più o meno celesti) che governano ...

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Steve Coleman and the Council of Balance: Synovial Joints

Read "Synovial Joints" reviewed by Hrayr Attarian

The recipient of a 2014 MacArthur Genius grant, alto saxophonist Steve Coleman is one of the most innovative contemporary improvisers and composers. Over a career that has spanned three decades Coleman has restlessly explored unique and ingenious ways of spontaneous expression and artistic conceptualization.

On Synovial Joints Coleman leads his large ensemble The Counsel ...

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Steve Coleman and the Council of Balance: Synovial Joints

Read "Synovial Joints" reviewed by Karl Ackermann

Composer and saxophonist Steve Coleman grew up in Chicago's AACM neighborhood before moving on to New York's big band scene in the 1970s. Diverse influences combined with his assorted academic interests in philosophy, world religion and nature, have made him a source for some of the most unique music of the past twenty years. While not ...