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Anna Gadt a singer and improviser, was born in Poland, a country "in-between" the East and West. And so she feels like being an in- betweener, combining both a Slavic temperament and melancholy within her work. This charismatic vocalist, whose voice is filled with nostalgia and longing. The band insists on a sonorist approach to music, which focuses not on exposing technology, but on the sonic properties of the music. Anna Gadt as a composer and songwriter expresses herself through color, silence and space, apart from the conventional means of sounds and words. She channels her creativity through broadly defined improvised music, in which spontaneity and freedom of expression are overriding objectives. She is not an easy artist to describe
By Anna Gadt
Track listing: 1. In Te Domine Speravi 2. Już Się Zmierzcha 3. Psalm 137 4. Improvisation I 5. Thanks God #1 6. Bona 7. Błogosławiony Człowiek 8. Psalm 85 9. Improvisation II 10. Taniec 11. Silva Rerum 12. Improvisation III 13. Hayducky 14. Thanks God #2
by Ian Patterson
At just thirty seven years of age it's hard to believe that Piotr Turkiewicz has been pulling the strings of Jazztopad for almost a decade already. The festival, staged each November in the Polish city of Wroclaw, was already a few years old when Turkiewicz became Artistic Director in 2008, but under the canny stewardship of ...