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Niggli, Lucas Big Zoom: Polisation (Intakt)

Drummer Lucas Nggli rebuilds his Big Zoom band by filling out the rhythm section with bassist Barry Guy, and adding flutist Anne La Berge along with regulars trombonist Wogram and guitarist Schaufelberger.

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UPC: 7640120191740

Label: Intakt
Catalog ID: INT174
Squidco Product Code: 13893

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2011
Country: Switzerland
Packaging: Jewel Tray
Recorded at Powerplay Studio Maur on August 18th and 19th, and on September 7th and 8th, 2010 by Andy Neresheimer.


Nils Wogram-trombone

Philipp Schaufelberger-guitar

Anne La Berge: Fluge-electronics

Barry Guy-bass

Lucas Niggli-drums, compositon

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track listing:

1. Polisation1 14:26

2. Polisation 3 10:33

3. Nirvana 9:02

4. Polisation 2 20:55

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Drummer & percussionist Lucas Nggli has rebuilt his Big Zoom band first by filling out the rhythm section with bassist Barry Guy, and adding American flutist Anne La Berge. They join the regulars of in the band: electric guitarist Philipp Schaufelberger and trombonist Nils Wogram. "I wanted to have distinct characters", Niggli say in justifying his choices. After his more structured work with the Arte Quartett, Niggli pushed back to freedom, embracing concepts that give more room for improvisation and tonality without disposing of the eloquence and refinement in the virtuoso playing that Schaufelberger and Wogram are so experienced in. An amazing and versatible album is the result as Niggli pushes himself and his band onto further adventure.

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