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Kathrine Windfeld Big Band: Black Swan

Read "Black Swan" reviewed by Chris Mosey

Do opposites really attract? Danish big band leader Kathrine Windfeld's compositions are meticulously worked out in advance, whereas saxophonist Thomas Agergaard, her collaborator on this gig, takes a different, more spontaneous approach.

“Thomas writes quite differently than I do," says Windfeld. “He thrives on the energy of the moment. This is beneficial to ...

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Recent Listening: Kathrine Windfeld Big Band

Recent Listening: Kathrine Windfeld Big Band

Kathrine Windfeld Big Band, Latency (Stunt Records) Kathrine Winfeld’s second album further establishes the 30-year-old Dane in the vanguard of new arranger-composers and bandleaders. Her young, experienced, adventurous musicians from Denmark, Sweden and Norway may be considered an all-star Scandinavian aggregation, but not in the sense that Ms. Winfeld’s music dwells on Scandinavian themes. Rather, her work ...