JazzLoft Home | Shopping Cart Shopping Cart | My Wish List | Customer Service

ARTIST NAME

ALBUM TITLE

LABEL

 
Jazz → Window Silver Bright  

Window Silver Bright

Artist: Andy Laster
Andy Laster - Window Silver Bright CD
Label: New World
Regular Price: $14.95
On Sale For: $7.48 
Year: 2002
Format: CD

Quantity:   

E-mail this product to a friend E-mail this product to a friend

Window Silver Bright is the second outing from Andy Laster’s Lessness band and, much like their acclaimed first release, it’s a stellar example of chamber jazz that fluidly combines classical composition techniques with inspired improvisation. Bursting with ideas, it’s thoughtful, provocative music that gracefully veers between humor and sadness. The tunes draw inspiration from a diverse array of sources—the Tristan chord, Piero della Francesca, birdsong, and the blues to name a few—and Laster allows his crack ensemble enough room to embellish the nine intricately-structured tales. Formal considerations aside, there’s plenty of rhythmic variety and vitality to seduce and engage the listener. The splendid rapport and richness of the music-making can partially be adduced to the fact that the band members have repeatedly intersected in various Downtown ensembles over the years. With this release, Laster enhances his reputation as one of the forward-thinking composers of the contemporary jazz scene.
ARTISTS
Andy Laster (baritone sax); Bryan Carrott (vibraphone, marimba); Cuong Vu (trumpet); Erik Friedlander (cello); Michael Sarin (drums, temple blocks)
See all titles featuring Andy Laster

Albert Beger / Gerry Hemingway - There's Nothign Better To Do CD
Albert Beger / Gerry Hemingway - There's Nothign Better To Do CD
Thomas Chapin - Night Bird Songs CD
Thomas Chapin - Night Bird Songs CD
Rich Halley - The Blue Rims CD
Rich Halley - The Blue Rims CD
Steve Harris - ZAUM CD
Steve Harris - ZAUM CD






Product Rating: (0.00)   # of Ratings: 0   (Only registered customers can rate)

There are no comments for this product.

Powered by JAZZLOFT.COM Copyright 1999-2011. All Rights Reserved.