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Pianist Jeff Kowalkowski is a long-standing fixture on the Chicago creative jazz scene; here he is joined by veterans of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians, drummer Avreeayl Ra and bassist Harrison Bankhead for an inventive album of free improv.
 

Kowalkowski, Jeff Trio (w/ Harrison Bankhed / Avreaayl Ra)
Trio

Kowalkowski, Jeff Trio (w/ Harrison Bankhed / Avreaayl Ra): Trio (New Atlantis)

Label: New Atlantis    
Released in: USA    


"The self-titled debut from the Jeff Kowalkowski Trio--a striking set of new music composition by a transcendental jazz power trio. Pianist/composer Jeff Kowalkowski is a long-standing fixture of the Chicago creative jazz scene, and a noted professor at both DePaul and Northeastern University. As an educator, his classical harmony and composition programs are stepped deeply in the vital traditions of Midwestern improvised music.

Here, the trio is rounded out by seasoned veterans of the legendary Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians.... Namely, the powerfully-technical bassist Harrison Bankhead, and the wildly inventive drummer Avreeayl Ra. The rhythm pairing boasts to their credit collaborations with Pharoah Sanders, Fred Anderson, Ernest Dawkins, and Sun Ra, among countless other heavyweights. Kowalkowski's approach to piano is breathtaking and revolutionary- spiraling, angular contrapuntal harmonies are buoyed by the bracing-yet-nimble rhythms of the ensemble.

Astoundingly, this recording marks Kowalkowski's first outing as a leader, though he's been a contributor to Rob Mazurek's Exploding Star Orchestra recordings... Fans of the Chicago Sound in modern creative jazz take heed- this record is fantastic."-New Atlantis






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Product Information:

UPC: 616892295143

Label: New Atlantis
Catalog ID: NA-CD-026
Squidco Product Code: 21009

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2014
Country: USA
Packaging: Cardboard foldover
Recorded at Belair Studio in chicago, Illinois in November 2014 by Todd A. Carter.

Personnel:

Jeff Kowalkowski-piano

Avreeayl-drums

Harrison bankhead-drums

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Track Listing:

1. Pattern Cycle 6:40

2. Octatonic Portal 2:32

3. Locrian Quartal 3:36

4. Symphonic Leap 3:02

5. Trinfinity 5:40

6. Antecedent 3:36

7. Finale Allegro 12:18

8. Consequent 7:19

9. Reprise (Nt) 5:08







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