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Huntsville: Eco, Arches & Eras

Read "Eco, Arches & Eras" reviewed by Anthony Shaw

"Eras" actually comprises the majority of Huntsville's whole double-CD Eco, Arches & Eras, recorded live at the Kongsberg Jazz Festival in 2007. It therefore typifies the trio's live sound, although here they are augmented by guests from Wilco--percussionist Glenn Kotche and guitarist Nels Cline.

The band specializes in the gradual build-up of powerful ...

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Huntsville: Eco, Arches & Eras

Read "Eco, Arches & Eras" reviewed by John Kelman

Continuing with its unique mesh of free improvisation with roots Americana tinges and hypnotic Indian rhythms, Huntsville's Eco, Arches & Eras capitalizes on the successes of For the Middle Class (Rune Grammofon, 2006). Eco, despite its eclectic and experimental nature, remains curiously accessible, despite the Norwegian trio's unorthodox approach to combining guitars, bass, percussion and electronics. ...