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Steve Olson: The Ruthless Shapes of Paradise

Read "The Ruthless Shapes of Paradise" reviewed by Alberto Bazzurro

Dopo un album di duetti con partner diversi (Conversations, 2014), Steve Olson approda a questa che è la sua opera seconda optando invece per un organico fisso per tutto il disco, un trio entro le cui maglie la sua musica pudica, rattenuta, si muove seguendo la prassi della composizione istantanea, alias improvvisazione totale.

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Steve Olson: The Ruthless Shapes of Paradise

Read "The Ruthless Shapes of Paradise" reviewed by Budd Kopman

From the opening bell, which sounds for all the world like that which signals the beginning of a Zen meditation session, The Ruthless Shapes of Paradise creates a wondrous, ethereal and all-encompassing time/space continuum all of its own.

Drummer/percussionist Steve Olson, whose previous album, Conversations explored free improvisation between himself and various other instrumentalists, ...