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Tyshawn Sorey: Alloy

Read "Alloy" reviewed by Luca Canini

Certi dischi ci impiegano un po' ad arrivare. Hanno bisogno di una certa distanza, di tempo per sedimentare in fondo alle orecchie. Giorni, settimane, a volte mesi. Guai ad avere fretta: bisogna saperli aspettare con infinita pazienza, coccolarli e convincerli dolcemente a parlare.

Impresa che di fronte all'ostinato silenzio del timido Alloy, quarta ...

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Tyshawn Sorey: Alloy

Read "Alloy" reviewed by Hrayr Attarian

Multi-instrumentalist and composer Tyshawn Sorey's fourth release as a leader, the intriguingly mystical Alloy, is a stimulating study of contrasts. The four, long Sorey originals are simultaneously expansive and intimate, somber yet with moments of subtle vibrance and stately yet brimming with spontaneity.

Sorey sticks to his main ax the drum set on the album ...

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Tyshawn Sorey: Alloy

Read "Alloy" reviewed by John Ephland

Tyshawn Sorey's Alloy is, if nothing else, a wondrous reconfiguration of the so-called jazz piano trio. Some may quibble as to the nomenclature but drummer Sorey's four through-composed compositions are pure jazz expression, if what we mean by that term is melodic, harmonic and rhythmic improvisation within a larger context.

That Sorey is yet ...

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Tyshawn Sorey: Alloy

Read "Alloy" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

Drummer Tyshawn Sorey has evolved into one of the more sought after drummers in the jazz and improvisational strata on a global basis. His ever expanding resume is difficult to keep up with. And he possesses immense chops as a polyrhythmic powerhouse, but focuses his empathetic support on a variety of levels, including diverse compositional frameworks, ...

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Tyshawn Sorey: Alloy

Read "Alloy" reviewed by Karl Ackermann

From an early age composer/drummer/educator Tyshawn Sorey has found creative outlets in not just music but in painting and literature as well. Never one to compartmentalize his own imagination, he has enthusiastically explored blues, gospel, classical and music for dance so it seems quite natural that his current music defies categories. Whether listening or writing, he ...