Elements of Style… Exercises in Surprise

By The Vandermark 5

Album: Elements of Style… Exercises in Surprise

Musician: / /

Label: Atavistic

Available Formats: CDDigital

Seven releases down the road from 1997’s Single Piece Flow, Vandermark’s flagship quintet continues to serve as a vehicle for his original compositions, which span the range from hard-swinging bop to funk to energy music and the great uncategorizable beyond. The dedicatees on Elements of Style include John Gilmore, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Glenn Gould, and Max Beckmann, to name a few. As might be expected, the connections are not necessarily all that obvious, but not much about what Vandermark does is obvious, anyway.

Released in: 2004


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