David S. Ware – Astral Earth (2009)

Astral Earth is from the CD Onecept by David S. Ware, recorded live in december 2009, released in 2010. David Spencer Ware (November 7, 1949 – October 18, 2012), was an American jazz saxophonist  working mostly in free jazz. In 2001 critic Gary Giddins described Ware’s quartet as “the best small band in jazz today. [source] In the press release for Onecept, David S. Ware makes much of the concept of spontaneous form. … Continue reading David S. Ware – Astral Earth (2009)

Jakob Bro – Weightless (2009)

Weightless is the first track on the album Balladeering by Jakob Bro, released on Loveland records. More than anything, Bro could be termed “a listening musician.” He creates his poetic compositions as open structures that invite interpretation. It is Bro’s special gift that he is able to make music both melodically enchanting and not locked in predefined patterns. The opener, “Weightless,” is an example of how … Continue reading Jakob Bro – Weightless (2009)