Free improvisation using the jazz idiom as a jumping off point from the trio of pianist Chris Abrahams (The Necks), bassist Mike Majkowski, and drummer James Waples, superb technical playing with a melodic intent and excellent pacing.
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Catalog ID: NBLP 80
Squidco Product Code: 19998
Packaging: Vinyl LP
Tracks 1 - 3 (Side A) & Track 3 (Side B) recorded in Sydney, 9th February 2013
Tracks 1 & 2 (Side B) recorded in Sydney, 6th February 2014.
Chris Abrahams piano
Mike Majkowski bass
James Waples drums
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"Established in 2007, Roil play their own original style of jazz-inspired improvised music, and have released 3 albums thus far: Meaning (2009) on Australian label, Rufus, Frost Frost (2011) on uk label, Bo'weavil Recordings & Raft Of The Meadows (2014) on Lithuanian label NoBusiness records.
Their music draws upon a varied pallet; at times it comes close to free jazz, at other times to experimental improvisation, while also referencing other styles such as minimalism, reductionism and ambient music. A Roil piece incorporates aspects of textural improvisation, bringing extended techniques to bear on a collective sound world; while also being melodic and conventionally rhythmic. Bringing together the abstract and the figurative."-Roil
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