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Benoit Delbecq - Francois Houle: Because She Hoped

Read "Because She Hoped" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Nell'aria inevitabilmente cameristica che si respira in questo CD, il pianista parigino Benoit Delbecq e il clarinettista canadese Francois Houle riescono ad evitare ogni soluzione di continuità eccessiva tra l'improvvisazione e gli stralci tematici, che talvolta sono parti scritte, altre volte sono delle brevi strutture ricorrenti, oppure semplici indicazioni armoniche. Così il clima del tutto estemporaneo che si crea in ogni esecuzione ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Benoit Delbecq / Francois Houle: Because She Hoped

Read "Because She Hoped" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

The superior recording quality, tinged with reverb and a capacious aesthetic, serves as a third instrument on this studio recording by French pianist Benoit Delbecq and Canadian clarinetist Francois Houle. Both artists occupy that progressive, cutting-edge space within modern jazz contexts. With their third duo outing, the musicians use extended techniques in an intimate setting. Here, ...