• Thomas Heberer - The Day That Is /The Nu Band - In Memory Of Marc Whitecage - Live At The Bop Shop

    13 days ago - By Free Jazz

    By Stef Gijssels
    German trumpeter and New York resident Thomas Heberer stands with one foot in jazz tradition and one foot in avant-garde music. On this album he is joined by another German expat in the US, Ingrid Laubrock, on tenor and soprano, with John Hébert on bass and Michael Sarin on drums.
    Two elements strike immediately when listening to the album. The first is its compositional inventiveness, multilayered, sometimes odd-metered, with interesting harmonic shifts, deeply rooted in jazz but with a creative tinge and unexpectedness that makes it more modern. The second is the warmth...
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