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Phronesis / Julian Argüelles / Frankfurt Radio Big Band: The Behemoth

Read "The Behemoth" reviewed by Karl Ackermann

Long regarded as the European piano trio filling a void left by the Esbjörn Svensson Trio, Phronesis has been continually evolving since their debut Organic Warfare (Loop Records, 2007). Their philosophy has been consistent across the past ten years--regarding the root “Americanisms" of jazz as anachronistic rather than required methodology, Phronesis has freed itself to absorb ...

Phronesis; Julian Argüelles; Frankfurt Radio Big Band: The Behemoth

Read "The Behemoth" reviewed by Roger Farbey

Julian Argüelles needs no lessons on how to arrange for a big band since cutting his teeth with the 1980s jazz phenomenon Loose Tubes, later joining Chris McGregor's legendary Brotherhood Of Breath. He also has recorded over a dozen albums under his name and subsequently leading several line-ups including his latest quartet Tetra. This is the ...