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Albatrosh / Yonkers
Album:Yonkers Collection:Jazz
Artist:Albatrosh Added:03/2012
Label:Rune Grammofon 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2012-05-05 Pull Date:2012-07-08 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:10 Jun13 May

 Recent Airplay
1.Dec 29, 2021:No Cover, No Minimum (rebroadcast from Jun 8, 2012)
4.May 12, 2012:no voices aloud
2.Oct 25, 2018:No Cover, No Minimum
Pickup Truck
5.May 06, 2012:feelin' the music
Major Little
3.Jun 08, 2012:No Cover, No Minimum

Album Review
Reviewed 2012-05-05 
Rune Grammofon, 2011

AVANT-MODERN JAZZ – Very fine sax/piano duets that move in unexpected directions, darting and ducking like sparring boxers, bouncing phrases off each other, then suddenly merging in a single, twisting stream. Lots of avant-garde ideas at work as they fall in and out of abstraction, but nothing that should scare anyone away; this is melodic at the core, often cerebral, but sometimes beautiful.

All very good. Fo’s Picks: 1, 3, 5, 7, 8

1. 5:02 – relaxed pacing: piano & sax hop gingerly, then long intertwined lines
2. 3:21 – upbeat boppish sketch warps into free jazz dialogue, very playful
3. 6:28 – careful theme; strange sax flutters & wails against classical piano
4. 7:06 – abstract sax tones and delicate piano, but firm in the middle section
5. 5:04 – quick counterpoint: sax & piano run in circles, slows waaay down
6. 5:36 – ballad-like: sax/piano drift, rejoin, drift again… solo break for piano
7. 6:30 – playful percolation: unison line breaks into distracted wanderings
8. 5:46 – slow, icy beauty: abstract sax tones against a dark piano melody

[ Fo ] - April 2012

Track Listing
1.Albony & Ivory 5.Linedance
2.Fifths 6.Central Park
3.Major Little 7.Pickup Truck
4.Coral Fox 8.Pannebrask