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Otomo Yoshihide Quartet: Allurements of the Ellipsoid

Read "Allurements of the Ellipsoid" reviewed by Mark Corroto

The minimalist improvisation of Otomo Yoshihide's Quartet, assembled for the 2005 Donaueschinger Music Festival, delivers a thoroughly abstract sound that could never be described as obtuse.

This coming together of heavyweight improvisers yielded two discs--one, a studio session and the other, a live performance--recorded over three days. Those familiar with the genius of Yoshihide's ...