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By Mike Nock
Label: FWM Records
Track listing: CD1: An Accumulation of Subtleties; Joyous Awakening; Rite of Passage; Makeru Ga Kachi; Apotheosis. CD2: Elsewhen; Beautiful Stranger; The Wind; House of Blue Lights; A Tree Has Its Heart In Its Roots; The Gypsy.
by John Kelman
As fine as Mike Nock's recent releases have been--Meeting of the Waters (Jazzhead, 2007) and Live (ABC Jazz, 2004)--the New Zealand-born, Australian-based pianist's primary focus has been on larger ensembles. They may have provided Nock a broader textural palette with which to explore his always-compelling writing, but they've lacked the inherent intimacy and unfettered abandon possible ...