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Lucus

Format:
Compact Disc (Audio)
No of Discs:
1
Availability:
Available
Release Date:
19-01-2018
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Barcode:
602557790580
Packaging:
Jewel Case
Catalog Number:
5779058
Lucus
Lucus

Description

For his album 'Lucus', Norwegian drummer/composer Thomas Strønen presents a revised edition of his acoustic collective Time Is A Blind Guide, now trimmed to quintet size, and with a new pianist in Wakayama-born Ayumi Tanaka. It is released on CD and on 180g vinyl (with a free download code). Tanaka has spoken of seeking associative connections between Japan and Norway in her improvising, a tendency Strønen seems to be encouraging with his space-conscious writing for the ensemble, letting in more light. As on the group's eponymously-titled and critically-lauded debut album there are excellent contributions from the string players the quintet effectively contains both a string trio and a piano trio and Manfred Eicher's production brings out all the fine detail in the grain of the collective sound and the halo of its overtones, captured in the famously-responsive acoustic of Lugano's Auditorio Stelio Molo in March 2017. Personnel: Ayumi Tanaka (piano), Håkon Aase (violin), Lucy Railton (violoncello), Ole Morten Vågan (double bass), Thomas Strønen (drums, percussion)

Tracks

  1. Name
  2. La Bella
  3. Friday
  4. Release
  5. Lucus
  6. Fugitive Places
  7. Baka
  8. Wednesday
  9. Tension
  10. Truth Grows Gradually
  11. Islay
  12. Weekend
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