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The NY trio of alto saxophonist Rob Brown, pianist Craig Taborn, and drummer Nasheet Waits performing at the Sons d'Hiver Festival in 2010, insprired and powerful group interplay.
 

Brown, Rob
Unknown Skies

Brown, Rob: Unknown Skies (RogueArt)
Label: RogueArt    
Released in: France    


"...Every trio without a piano, or without a drums, or as in this case without a double bass, gains in incline what it loses in "balance". It only takes a little sometimes. Everyone plays at ease across. Everyone can split themselves. There are no more solos as solos but phases, circles of influence and predominance which do not last. The duos bind and unbind more clearly, the contrasts stand out better. The theme is no longer material to develop but, as in Unknown Skies, a lyrical and volatile substance which evaporates between the communicating vessels of two duos within the trio, from the sweet wanderings of Brown and Taborn to the moats where Taborn and Waits dance. Here and there.

In the middle of "Bounce Back", the theme is a branching, and only a branching, connecting the spiral discussion between the saxophonist and the drummer and the take off of the pianist. Here and there. On "The Upshot", the theme does not unfold, it coils and rewinds more and more rapidly, up to the clearing. Bobbin-clearing. When it is still exposed in due form, and comes back at the end, as on "A Final Line", the theme seems almost unable to bear the pressure of what will follow, of what has gone before."-Alexandre Pierrepont, excerpt from the liner notes






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Product Information:

UPC: 3760131270334

Label: RogueArt
Catalog ID: 33
Squidco Product Code: 14782

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2011
Country: France
Packaging: Digipack
Recorded live on January 30th, 2010 by Jacques Laville at Saint-Mande, France.

Personnel:

Rob Brown-alto saxophone

Craig Taborn-piano

Nasheet Waits-drums

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Track Listing:

1. A Fine Line 15:55

2. Unknown Skies 16:31

3. Bounce Back 13:25

4. The Upshot 11:21

5. Temerity 4:45