Tomo Jacobson: When the sleeping fish turn red and the skies start to sing in C major I will follow you to the endBy
For all the squall, there are also minutes of minimalismpianist Lucas Leidinger'' cold-drops-from-the-melting-icicles piano solo that opens "Start To Sing," a delicate, spacious plinking that leads into a raw-edged, mulitple saxophone rumination, before the group drives into a churning groove. And then the saxophones start to wail, only to taper down and and talk in low, gravelly tones with the piano.
"In C Major" opens up with some warped unison saxophone inside a rumble-and-tumble rhythm. Then, again, the saxophones cut loose, blowing an anthem of discordant spirits.
Jacobson's compositions are strong, straight through, and the ensemble is a wonderful, untamed beast. It sound sort of like one of Charles Mingus' small ensembles, if the iconic bassist/composer had embracedalong with jazzthe sounds of heavy metal rock. And it brings up the question: why didn't those heavy metal rock guys embrace the saxophone?
A distinctive and appealing sound.
Fish; And the skies; Start to sing; In C major; I will follow you till; The end.
Tomo Jacobson: double bass; Danielle Dahl: alto saxophone; Mads Egetoft: tenor saxophone; Maciej Kadziela: alto saxophone; Lucas Leidinger: piano; Anton Jansson: guitar; Kresten Osgood.
Title: When the sleeping fish turn red and the skies start to sing in C major I will follow you to the end | Year Released: 2016 | Record Label: ILK Music
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