Here the music suggests a sense of dark threat, pursued through heated contrasts of lengths, with laboring duets or with solitary cadences of erratic abandonment. The thematic material is very close to the more experimental Jimmy Giuffre: asymmetrical intervals, atonal virtuosity, cold irony. What is more personal emerges in the improvisation of the individual.
By Free Fall
Musician: Ingebrigt Håker Flaten / Ken Vandermark
Label: Smalltown Super Jazz
Available Formats: Digital
Released in: 2005