The Downtown NY trio of Stephen Gosling on piano, Greg Cohen on bass, and Tyshawn Sorey on drums performs Zorn's lyrical jazz trio works blending classical and jazz forms into absorbing forms that are both intricate and enjoyable.
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Catalog ID: TZA-CD-8317
Squidco Product Code: 19113
Packaging: Cardboard sleeve
Recorded at Oktaven - Audio in Yonkers, New York, on Feburary 26th, 2014 by Ryan Streber.
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1. Epode 5:47
2. Maldoror 10:08
3. Tender Buttons 4:51
4. In Lovely Blueness 11:01
5. Illuminations 12:09
6. Nightwood 4:49
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NY Downtown & Jazz/Improv
Melodic and Lyrical Jazz
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"A fabulous CD of music for piano trio featuring the incredible Stephen Gosling performing an exactly notated virtuosic piano part that pushes the envelope of what is possible with a piano, and the dynamic rhythm section of longtime Zorn associate Greg Cohen and the exhilarating percussionist Tyshawn Sorey. This is music that is breathtaking from start to finish and is one of Zorn's most successful projects blending classical and jazz. Intense, lyrical and ever surprising, this is yet another new world in sound from the limitless imagination of Downtown alchemist John Zorn."-Tzadik
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"Tyshawn Sorey (born July 8, 1980 in Newark, New Jersey) is an American musician and composer who plays drum set, percussion, trombone and piano.
Since graduating from William Paterson University, Sorey has been a sought-after musician in many different musical idioms. He is both a performer and composer, and has had works reviewed in The Wire, The New York Times, The Village Voice, Modern Drummer and Down Beat. In August 2009, Sorey was given the opportunity to curate a month of performances at the Stone, a New York performance space owned by John Zorn. He was selected as an Other Minds 17 (2012).
Sorey recently completed a Master of Arts in composition at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut. In the fall of 2011, he began pursuing doctoral work in composition at Columbia University.
To date, Sorey has released four albums as a leader: That/Not (2007, Firehouse 12 Records), Koan (2009, 482 Music), Oblique (2011, Pi Recordings) and Alloy (2014, Pi Recordings). He has recorded or performed with musicians including Wadada Leo Smith, Steve Coleman, Anthony Braxton, John Zorn, Steve Lehman, Joey Baron, Muhal Richard Abrams, Pete Robbins, Vijay Iyer, Dave Douglas, Butch Morris and Sylvie Courvoisier, among many others."-Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tyshawn_Sorey)
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