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Kirk Knuffke: Amnesia Brown

Read "Amnesia Brown" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

L'idillio, musicalmente parlando, nasce all'interno della Nublu Orchestra, la formazione diretta ogni lunedì nell'omonimo locale da Lawrence Butch Morris. Knuffke, Wollesen e Wieselman scoprono più di una affinità elettiva ed il trombettista decide di incidere proprie composizioni utilizzando il talento di Wieselman, sia al clarinetto che alla chitarra, dando vita così ad una sorta di doppio trio. E questa è ...

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Kirk Knuffke: Amnesia Brown

Read "Amnesia Brown" reviewed by Troy Collins

Brooklyn-based trumpeter Kirk Knuffke's sophomore effort, Amnesia Brown is a far more esoteric affair than his conventional piano-less quartet debut, Big Wig (Clean Feed, 2008). Eschewing a traditional rhythm section, Knuffke is joined by fellow members of Butch Morris' Nublu Orchestra--legendary Downtown stalwarts Doug Wieselman (on clarinet and electric guitar) and drummer Kenny Wollesen. Through sixteen ...

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Kirk Knuffke: Amnesia Brown

Read "Amnesia Brown" reviewed by Martin Longley

Amnesia Brown was the name bestowed upon trumpeter Kirk Knuffke's absconding not-so-great grandfather. Apparently, he just sidestepped to a nearby town (and a new family), changing his name on the way. It's not quite clear how his memory (or lack of it) informs the repertoire of this album, but he also happens to provide the fourth ...