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Lama + Joachim Badenhorst  (Silva / Smith / Almedia): The Elephant's Journey (Clean Feed)


Crossing tonal material with post-bop playing, trumpeter Susana Santos Silva leads her LAMA trio in electroacoustic and traditional playing, with guest reedist Joachim Badenhorst adding a masterful edge, as they interpret the novel by the Nobel Prize winner Jose Saramago.
 

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UPC: 5609063003314

Label: Clean Feed
Catalog ID: CF 331
Squidco Product Code: 20841

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2015
Country: Portugal
Packaging: Cardstock Gatefold Sleeve
Recorded at Studio Santeboutique, Rotterdam by Fonkeltoff .


Personnel:

Joachim Badenhorst-clarinet and bass clarinet

Susana Santos Silva-trumpet and flugelhorn

Goncalo Almeida-double bass, effects and loops

Greg Smith-drums, electronics

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track listing:


1. Razor's Edge 3:16

2. The Process 6:35

3. A Hunger Artist 7:58

4. Crime & Punishment 4:52

5. Murakami 5:17

6. The Gorky's Sky 4:02

7. The Elephant's Journey 6:25

8. Don Quixote 6:41
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"Maybe the most composition oriented of all the projects lead by Portuguese (but established in Holland) double bassist Goncalo Almeida, and also the one in which his links with Portugal are more present, thanks to the involvement of trumpeter Susana Santos Silva (Orquestra Jazz de Matosinhos, Susana Santos Silva Quinteto, SSS-Q), Lama is one of the most intriguing European groups of the day.

Its music can be poetic and mellow without losing the driving sense and the warmness we associate with the term "jazz". It has an exploratory edge not being a derivation from free jazz, and its formal accessibility is not far from the mainstream, even if you can't find the usual bop stereotypes on any piece performed by the trio. The connections with the tradition are self-evident, but the commitment to the idea to create a new formula for the 21st century takes priority.

This is electro-acoustic jazz, and as such you can recognize elements coming from other music sources, and namely the experimental and club electronic tendencies (hip-hop and R&B flavored dance music is the other area where Canadian - relocated to Rotterdam - drummer Greg Smith does some work). After a very successful collaboration with saxophonist Chris Speed, the guest in The Elephant's Journey is the Belgium clarinetist Joachim Badenhorst. With him the project gets more abstract and dark, but that's exactly what is required when the music is a reading of a novel by the Nobel Prize winner Jose Saramago."-Clean Feed


Artist Biographies:

"Gonçalo Almeida born in 1978 Lisbon, Portugal. Lives in Rotterdam, Netherlands, where he followed studies at Rotterdams Conservatorium, having studied with Heyn van Geyn, Stefan Lievestro, Marius Beets and Peter Leerdman, finishing his master degree in 2008.

Plays in a variety of projects that go from modern jazz, freejazz, jazzcore and free improvisation music, having shared the stage with improvisers such has Chris Speed, Carlos Zíngaro, Wilbert de Joode, Martin van Duynhoven, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Rodrigo Amado, Tobias Klein, Jasper Stadhouders among others.

Also has been working in collaboration with multi media such as video artists, modern dancers, poets, and theater makers.

In the main projects that he is involved as double bass player, he has a deep input as a composer."

-Goncalo Almeida Website (http://gonzobass.wixsite.com/gonzoalmeida/biography)
4/19/2017

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Almeida, Goncalo / Rodrigo Amado / Marco Franco
The Attic
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Roji (Almeida / Schneider / Santos Silva)
The Hundred Headed Woman
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Albatre
Nagual [VINYL]
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Lama + Chris Speed
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Velkro (Simon / Meidell / Candeias)
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Roji (Almeida / Schneider / Santos Silva)
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Silva / Anker / Sandell / Zetterberg / Falt
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Silva / Zetterberg / Lindval
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