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A thoroughly modern piano trio using the advanced language of free improvisation with full reference to jazz tradition from Michel Wintsch (piano, synthesizer), Christian Weber (bass) and Christian Wolfarth (drums).

Wintsch, Weber, Wolfarth
The Holistic Worlds Of [VINYL]

Wintsch, Weber, Wolfarth: The Holistic Worlds Of [VINYL] (Monotype)
Label: Monotype    
Released in: Poland    

"Ten years ago Michel Wintsch (piano, synthesizer), Christian Weber (bass) and Christian Wolfarth (drums) met - 3 musicians who have not only shaped the European scene of improvisation in the most different formations but who also catch an ear with the maybe most relevant aspect in music whatsoever: SOUND.

Wintsch, Weber and Wolfarth make music with a breathtaking mental vigor. The long time working band has left all clichées far behind making you forget that in fact they are a piano trio. Where in their early years the band has stretched the boundaries of a piano trio they manage today to bring them down altogether."-Monotype

"...One rare exception was the concert of the Helvetian triumvirate WWW with the Geneva based Michel Wintsch (Piano, Synthesizer), as well as Christian Weber (Bass) and Christian Wolfarth (drums) from Zurich. The clairaudient W-men created without bustle out of the moment magic mysterious Instant Compositions. Near grooves crystalizing from noises, melodic figures dissolving into atmospheric clouds of sound... and all along one could sense a high degree of intuitional logic. What's more, these misfits value the ensemble higher than their ego".-Tom Gsteiger, Basler Zeitung (27. August 2012)

"... Musicians open to different traditions and tendencies came off best in Willisau, those who try to adopt a variety of influences in working bands - way beyond mere quotation or alienation. The trio WWW with Michel Wintsch at the piano, Christian Weber at the bass and Christian Wolfarth at the drums cultivates the freedom of improvisation in its purest form as it were. Yet their phrases and interjections often come across as precise, true statements. More than that, they master their instruments and their respective sounds: on stage they do not act like they were sound explorers or tinkerers, they act as sound experts, commanding stylistic nuances as good as electronic alienation effects."-Ueli Bernays, Neue Zürcher Zeitung (28. August 2012)

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Product Information:

Label: Monotype
Catalog ID: monoLP010
Squidco Product Code: 16817

Format: LP
Condition: New
Released: 2012
Country: Poland
Packaging: Vinyl LP
Recorded in June 2011 at Xyleme Studio, Geneva, Switzerland.


Michel Wintsch-piano, synthesizer

Christian Weber-bass

Christian Wolfarth-drums

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Track Listing:


A1 - Singin' Joe

A2 - Bells

A3 - Mercury Tears

A4 - Little People

A5 - Space Voices


B1 - Glow in the Dark Teeth

B2 - The Towers

B3 - Rocket

B4 - Carbon Light

B5 - Ballad