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Poulsen, Hasse / Tom Rainey: Open Fist (BeCoq)

New York Drummer Tom Rainey met French guitarist Hasse Poulsen to record this album of dynamic duos in the studio, building works that ebb and flow between aggressive sound and reflective harmony, an impressive display of technical, lyrical, and powerful playing.
 

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Label: BeCoq
Catalog ID: BeCoq17
Squidco Product Code: 21735

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2015
Country: France
Packaging: Cardboard Gatefold
Recorded at Studio Mercredi 9, in Paris, France, on May 8th, 2014, by Gilles Olivesi.

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"Free conversations in open music. Sometimes the voices are raised and sometimes arguments and anecdotes are just exchanged and elaborated in calm mutual harmony."-Hasse Poulsen website


Artist Biographies

"Thomas "Tom" Rainey (born 1957, Santa Barbara, California) is an American drummer.

After attending Berklee College of Music he moved to New York in 1979. He has played with American jazz saxophonist and composer Tim Berne, and also with Nels Cline, Fred Hersch, Tony Malaby, Tom Varner, Drew Gress, Kenny Werner, Mark Helias, and Simon Nabatov. A prolific session musician, he has appeared on close to eighty recordings over a career spanning over 25 years.

He released his own first album, Pool School (Clean Feed), in 2010."

-Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tom_Rainey)
2/16/2024

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Track Listing:



1. Open Fist 1 7:53

2. Open Fist 2 4:27

3. Open Fist 3 1:47

4. Open Fist 4 8:01

5. Open Fist 5 14:39

6. Open Fist 6 4:25

7. Open Fist 7 4:55

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Improvised Music
Free Improvisation
Duo Recordings
NY Downtown & Metropolitan Jazz/Improv
European Improvisation, Composition and Experimental Forms

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