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Versatile and prolific drummer Paal Nilssen-Love's 3rd release on his PNL label is a duo with trumpeter Broo Magnus, 6 extended and dynamic improvisations.

Broo, Magnus / Nilssen-Love, Paal

Broo, Magnus / Nilssen-Love, Paal: Game (PNL)
Label: PNL    
Released in: Norway    

"Well, here is one more for the list of "trumpet drums duos", and a nice one, with two of Scandinavia's best jazz musicians of the moment : Magnus Broo on trumpet and Paal Nilssen-Love on drums. The 6 tracks are freely improvised, and move us across a broad landscape of jazz expressiveness : from rhythmic and melodic parts to very avant-garde excursions, from slow and bluesy sounds to staccato blasts, with the real focus on the interplay between the two artists. Through Broo's playing, other trumpeters come to mind : Lester Bowie, Don Cherry, Paul Smoker. One of the reason's I like the album a lot is that both musicians demonstrate that it's possible to be creative, innovative, avant-garde, free and still be deeply emotional. Despite the limited possibilities of the duo, they manage to captivate the attention from beginning to end. This is intense, direct and raw music, but beautiful ...

Clearly, a very much underpromoted release."

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Improvised Music
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Paal Nilssen-Love
Free Improvisation
Duo Recordings

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Product Information:

Label: PNL
Catalog ID: PNL 03
Squidco Product Code: 9812

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2008
Country: Norway
Packaging: Cardstock Gatefold Sleeve
Recorded on August 11, 2007 by Thomas Hukkelberg at Decibel, Norway.


Paal Nilssen-Love-drums, percussion

Magnus Broo-trumpet

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Track Listing:

1. Marching 9:09

2. Stomping 8:30

3. Cut Loose 8:11

4. CodA 6:17

5. Mas 13:30

6. Brown Sugar, Sweet Rice 5:43