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The trio of NY players David Watson on electric guitar, Kevin Norton on percussion, vibes and marimba, and Norwegian Frode Gjerstad on multiple reeds, for 9 uniquely voiced free improvisations recorded in the studio; diverse concepts in reflective and moving dialog.
 

TiPPLE (Gjerstad / Norton / Watson)
No Sugar on Anything

TiPPLE (Gjerstad / Norton / Watson): No Sugar on Anything (Circulasione)

Label: Circulasione    
Released in: Norway    


Tipple is the trio of David Watson, electric guitar, Kevin Norton, percussion, vibes and marimba, and Frode Gjerstad on alto saxophone, Bb clarinet, and bass clarinet. This is their 3rd release, the previous being on FMR, while this is on Frode Gjerstad's own Circulasione label. Gjerstad also handles the mixing and mastering, while Lasse Marhaug provides the CD cover.

Tipple is a free improvising group, crossing the international boundary by joining the Norwegian Gjerstad with New York area players Watson and Norton. Watson performs on electric guitar, a quite different instrument from his frequent bagpipe forays, but his use of the guitar often brings the bluster of the bagpipe to call; at other times his playing is abstract but with a distorted edge, meandering around the point but always getting to it.

The communication between the trio is superb, and each release has brought a more telepathic link to their improvisations. The dialog ranges from very sparse conversation to emphatic and vigorous attacks, but never overwhelms the listener in chaotic ways. As Gjerstad comments on his website, "A nice little trio producing music that is not constantly loud, but reflective and moving." Space is a frequent ingredient to their playing, in call and response or slowly developing discourse.






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Product Information:

Label: Circulasione
Catalog ID: CT15
Squidco Product Code: 19839

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2014
Country: Norway
Packaging: Digipack
Recorded In Leonia, New Jersey on April 6th, 2013 by Frode Gjerstad.

Personnel:

Frode Gjerstad-alto saxophone, Bb clarinet, bass clarinet

Kevin Norton-drums, vibraphone, marimba, percussion

David Watson-electric guitar

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Track Listing:

1. No Sugar 6:08

2. On Anything 7:27

3. And No 3:58

4. Additives 4:30

5. Or Manipulated 6:14

6. Ingredients 2:51

7. Make You 4:15

8. Feel Alive And 2:32

9. Ready To Play 5:10