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Annette Krebs, Anthea Caddy, Magda Mayas: Thread

Read "Thread" reviewed by John Eyles

Thread features two contrasting tracks by the Berlin-based threesome of guitarist Annette Krebs, cellist Anthea Caddy and pianist Magda Mayas. “Sands"--the shorter of the two at under ten minutes--was studio-recorded in Berlin in 2008, while the 26-minute “Shore" was recorded live in concert in Boston in 2009. Despite their differences, the two tracks are similar enough ...

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Travis & Fripp: Thread

Read "Thread" reviewed by John Kelman

The question of who first took snippets of music and created repetitive loops could be argued until the cows come home; looking to classical composers like Terry Riley, Steve Reich and Karlheinz Stockhausen or, in the jazz sphere, producer Teo Macero and his landmark collage work with Miles Davis would be good starting points. In the ...

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James Carney: Thread

Read "Thread" reviewed by Terrell Kent Holmes

James Carney is a musical polyglot knowledgeable in various idioms, and he exploits this fluency on Thread. While his previous works featured formidable horn sections, Carney has scaled down to a trio this time, featuring Dan Morris on drums, while Todd Sickafoose and Dan Lutz share bass duties.

The disc opens with the first part of ...