domingo, febrero 04, 2018

Esto lo estoy tocando mañana #32 - Roscoe Mitchell Sextet (1966)


"Sound, Roscoe Mitchell's debut as a leader, was an early free jazz landmark and an enormously groundbreaking album in many respects. Historically, it marked the very first time that members of Chicago's seminal AACM community appeared on record; it also showcased the early chemistry between future Art Ensemble of Chicago members Mitchell, Lester Bowie, and Malachi Favors. Arrangement-wise, it employed a number of instruments largely foreign to avant-garde jazz -- not just cello and clarinet, but the AEC's notorious "little instruments," like recorder, whistle, harmonica, and assorted small percussion devices (gourds, maracas, bells, etc.), heard to best effect on the playful "Little Suite." Structurally, Sound heralded a whole new approach to free improvisation; where most previous free jazz prized an unrelenting fever pitch of emotion, Sound was full of wide-open spaces between instruments, an agreeably rambling pace in between the high-energy climaxes, and a more abstract quality to its solos. (...)"

(AllMusic - Review completa en


2 comentarios:

Certifiablockhead dijo...

gracias por compartir este album...totalmente me lleva...

Marcelo Brigato dijo...

Solo comparto un poco de lo que me gusta y me encanta que otros también lo disfruten... Abrazo!