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Bertrand Denzler Cluster: Y?

Read "Y?" reviewed by Robert Spencer

I put this one on, and I thought, “Hmmm. Unusual instrumentation. Vibes? Marimba? Xylophone? And what's that? Synthesizer? Or some other kind of electronic thingy?" Turns out to be a prepared piano, a la John Cage's groundbreaking sonatas of the late Forties, and here masterfully deployed by Benoît Delbecq, who also plays a standard piano. But ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Bertrand Denzler Cluster: Y?

Read "Y?" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

Among the crop of new releases from the audacious and very much avant-garde Leo Lab records is something by a band, which calls itself “Bertrand Denzler Cluster”. Y? was recorded live on 2 tracks by Radio DRS at Jazzfestival Schaffhausen, Switzerland, May 4, 1998.

Tenor saxophonist Bertrand Denzler along with his Quartet are at times fiercely ...