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Fabian Gisler: Backyard Poets

Read "Backyard Poets" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Dopo studi di specializzazione ed un apprendistato in un ambito jazzistico piuttosto canonico, che lo hanno portato a collaborare con Ray Brown, Joe Lovano, George Gruntz, Dave Liebman ed altri, il contrabbassista Fabian Gisler, nato a Zurigo nel 1977, ha intrapreso vie più aperte, talvolta vicine all'improvvisazione radicale, senza però tralasciare mai un concreto legame con l'espressività della tradizione jazzistica. Questo ...

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Fabian Gisler: Backyard Poets

Read "Backyard Poets" reviewed by Chris May

Though he's played with some prime-time bandleaders--including pianists Bill Carrothers and Mark Soskin, saxophonist Gary Smulyan and guitarist Kurt Rosenwinkel--Swiss bassist Fabian Gisler is a new name to me. Backyard Poets is his debut album as leader, and it's a pleasure to make his acquaintance, and those too of his colleagues Henrik Walsdorff, saxophones, Colin Vallon, ...