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Surman, John / Invisible Threads
Album:Invisible Threads Collection:Jazz
Artist:Surman, John Added:02/2018
Label:Ecm Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2018-02-16 Pull Date:2018-04-20 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:18 Feb
Airplays:1

Recent Airplay
1.Sat, 17 Feb:Old Fart
Old Fart at Play

Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2018-02-05 
Reviewed: 2018-02-05
Genre: Jazz
FCCs: none
Review: interesting trio with no drummer or bassist, but they are not missed. The results are soft and melodic with sparks of individual artistry flashing across the musical spectrum. All originals.
If You Like: Yelena Eckemoff, Eric Dolphy, jan Garbarek, Django Bates
Track Review (favorites denoted by *):
1/ At First Sight (2:35) – piano/sax start> slow jam> slow fade
*2/ Autumn Nocturnes (6:54) – piano starts> slow jam builds to midtempo> piano/vibes duet> midtempo jam> slow fade
*3/ Within The Clouds (4:35) – bass clarinet starts> slow jam> beautiful interplay between instruments> quick fade
4/ Byndweed (5:03) -piano starts> slow tempo duet with vibes> swings into midtempo jam> fade
*5/ On Still Waters (4:48) – vibes starts> slow jam with baritone sax out front> slow fade
6/ Another Reflection (1:35) – piano starts> slow jam> fade
7/ The Admiral (5:17) – bass clarinet/marimba starts> slow jam> fade
*8/ Pitanga Pitoma (7:09) – marimba starts> midtempo jam swings to uptempo> sax solo> marimba/piano duet> uptempo jam slows to fade and a piano flourish
*9/ Summer Song (5:24) – piano starts> slow jam swings to midtempo & dancing> slow fade
*10/ Concentrating Circle (6:35) – marimba starts> slow hesitating jam swings uptempo as the circle gets tighter> slow fade
11/ Stoke Dameral (3:40) – bass clarinet starts> midtempo jam> quick fade
*12/ Invisible Threads (5:40) – piano starts> midtempo jam> bass saxophone solo> gorgeous piano solo> vibes solo> midtempo jam> fade

Track Listing
1.At First Sight 7.The Admiral
2.Autumn Nocturn 8.Pitanga Pitoma
3.Within The Clouds Byndweed 9.Summer Song
4.On Still Notes 10.Concentrating Circle
5.On Still Waters 11.Stoke Damerel
6.Another Reflection 12.Invisible Threads