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Alternating Current

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2014
Track listing: Bridges Of Tomorrow; Alternating Current (For Andrew Cyrille); Victoria.

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Jeff Cosgrove: Alternating Current

Read "Alternating Current" reviewed by Budd Kopman


Alternating Current is a completely entrancing recording that captures three master players listening and responding in real time. Both Matthew Shipp and William Parker thrive in the completely improvised arena, which is why drummer Jeff Cosgrove wanted them for this project. A second reason might have been that neither musician had ever played a ...

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Jeff Cosgrove: Alternating Current

Read "Alternating Current" reviewed by John Sharpe


Drummer Jeff Cosgrove certainly knows how to draw attention to himself. For his third album the DC area-based drummer enlists the services of two avant jazz icons in pianist Matthew Shipp and bassist William Parker. Just what a coup this is can be gauged from the fact that Shipp's previous sideman dates have included the legendary ...

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Jeff Cosgrove: Alternating Current

Read "Alternating Current" reviewed by Harry S. Pariser


Drummer Jeff Cosgrove's new CD “Alternating Current" is an endeavor built around the composition “Victoria," by the late drummer Paul Motian. Motian first came to prominence in the mid-1950s in the piano trio of Bill Evans, and later led several groups. Motian played an important role in freeing jazz drummers from strict time-keeping duties. For this ...

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Jeff Cosgrove: Alternating Current

Read "Alternating Current" reviewed by Angelo Leonardi


Questo splendido lavoro vede due protagonisti dell'avanguardia attuale (il pianista Matthew Shipp e il batterista Jeff Cosgrove) in libero confronto collettivo assieme al contrabbassista William Parker, concreta connessione con le rivoluzioni musicali degli anni sessanta. In particolare due eminenti figure di quella stagione si pongono come ideali riferenti per questa musica e sono i ...

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Jeff Cosgrove: Alternating Current

Read "Alternating Current" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky


The recipe for this album could be detailed as such: start with one inventive drummer, add two interconnected masters of wholly improvised music, throw a composition from Paul Motian into the pot, and let it all stir itself. Drummer Jeff Cosgrove's fascination with the music of Motian isn't a secret. As the man ...

Album

Alternating Current

Label: View Records
Released: 1983


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