Thomas Stronen: Time Is A Blind Guide - Lucas

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Jazz

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AECM 92301
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180 Gram Vinyl Record



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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. 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.



1. La Bella
2. Friday
3. Release
4. Lucus
5. Fugitive Pieces
6. Bake
7. Wednesday
8. Truth Grows Gradually
9. Islay
10. Weekend

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