Results for "Kanreki: Reflection & Renewal"
By Steve Swell
Label: Not Two Records
Track listing: Dragonfly Breath: Live at Zebulon; Essakane; Schemata and Heuristics for Four Clarinets; News from the Upper West Side; Splitting Up is Hard to Do; Live at the Hideout #1; Live at the Hideout #2; Live at the Hideout #3; Composite #8.
by John Sharpe
To mark his sixtieth birthday (December 6, 2014), trombonist Steve Swell, long the pre-eminent trombonist on the NYC free jazz scene, invokes the Japanese custom of Kanreki. Although it is said to signal both a rebirth and a handing on of responsibilities, Swell shows no signs of allowing the occasion to inhibit his ambition. Over the ...