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Spin Marvel: Infolding

Read "Infolding" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki

As a Professor of Jazz (Drums/Percussion) at the Royal Academy of Music in London, and as contributor to recordings and performances by Lee Konitz, Dave Holland, Bill Bruford's Earthworks and other progressive jazz thinkers, drummer, composer and bandleader Martin France is accustomed to deep and heady jazz waters. In Spin Marvel, France teams up with two ...

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Spin Marvel: Infolding

Read "Infolding" reviewed by Luca Muchetti

Nuove eruzioni dal vulcanico batterista britannico Martin France, alla guida degli Spin Marvel. Il musicista già ascoltato al fianco di Django Bates, Evan Parker, Kenny Wheeler, Lee Konitz, Dave Holland, Arild Andersen, e Ralph Towner firma quest'anno un nuovo capitolo della sua storia musicale lanciando per RareNoiseRecords Infolding, affascinante e acido sbocco musicale che al jazz ...

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Spin Marvel: Infolding

Read "Infolding" reviewed by John Ephland

A cross somewhere between Jon Hassell and Brian Eno, there's a funky brilliance here that keeps me coming back for more. There are jams packed into all six pieces, a bunch of running around in and outside of meters, serious soloing without being serious (or at least, showing off). The Hassell and Eno references, of course, ...

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Spin Marvel: Infolding

Read "Infolding" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

Spin Marvel is all about shaping sounds. Ambient landscapes, minimalistic tides, atmospherics, trance-inducing passages, and electro-acoustic marriages are all part of the package when this group gets going.

When drummer Martin France put Spin Marvel together and orchestrated the creation of its eponymous debut, the band was presented as a quartet with trippy ...