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Autobahn is an ambitious collective trio of musicians who strive to push past boundaries, blurring the lines between improvised and composed music. Influenced by the sounds of luminaries such as Steve Coleman, Vijay Iyer and Steve Lehman, Autobahn incorporates complex rhythmic structures, soaring melodies and ambient textures to forge their own sound, while captivating audiences with their spontaneous energy. The trio is comprised of pianist James Hill, saxophonist and clarinetist Jeff LaRochelle, and drummer Ian Wright, who are all considered in-demand musicians in the Toronto music scene. Collectively and individually, they have worked with renowned musicians such as Danilo Perez, Brian Blade, Andy Milne, Chris Potter, Esperanza Spalding, Uri Caine, Rich Brown, Roberto Occhipinti, Geoff Young, and David Occhipinti, among many others

Of the Tree

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2016
Track listing: Grounded; Primrose Princess, Part I; Tribute; Forgiveness, Roots; Reverie; Interlude; Glass; Slow Dance; Bird Flight; Primrose Princess, Part II; Airborne.

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Autobahn: Of the Tree

Read "Of the Tree" reviewed by Dave Wayne

Not to be confused with the band of the same name from The Big Lebowski (or the similarly-named British indie- rock / emo band, for that matter) this Autobahn is a trio of jolly Canadians who play 21st Century jazz. Not “swinging" jazz in the traditional Blue Note sense, the music of this bass-free trio of ...

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Primrose Princess (Part I)

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Label: Self Produced
Released: 2016
Duration: 05:00

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

Autobahn: Of the Tree

Read "Of the Tree" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan

A jazz trio named Autobahn, from Toronto, Canada, with an unusual make-up--piano, sax and drums--is just asking to called “experimental" on their modernistic recording, Of The Tree. And why not? Eliminating the bass (the obvious missing link) makes for new atmospheres, and creates new spaces. Looking for comparisons, Momentum Space (Verve Records, 1999), a masterpiece of ...

The River

Label: Unknown label
Released: 2014


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