Irniger, Cristoph & Pilgrim / Crosswinds
Album: Crosswinds   Collection:Jazz
Artist:Irniger, Cristoph & Pilgrim   Added:Sep 2019
Label:Intakt Records  

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2019-10-23 Pull Date: 2019-12-25 Charts: Jazz
Week Ending: Dec 29 Dec 8 Dec 1 Nov 24 Oct 27
Airplays: 1 1 1 1 1

Recent Airplay
1. Jan 02, 2020: Clean Copper Radio & Hot Topics
4. Dec 24, 2019: Clean Copper Radio & Hot Topics
2. Dec 28, 2019: Music Casserole
Luce Oscura
5. Dec 05, 2019: Old Fart At Play
Big Wheel
3. Dec 26, 2019: Old Fart At Play
Luce Oscura
6. Nov 28, 2019: Old Fart At Play
Luce Oscura

Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2019-10-09
Reviewed: 2019-10-08
Genre: Jazz
FCCs: none
Review: With his latest disc, tenor saxophonist Irniger & his quartet Pilgrim offer a scintillating trip into a musical subconscious —a dream state where one opens doors only to find more doors —a spiral staircase where the top is always just beyond reach. For the most part, the album consists of tunes that are both sparse yet engaging
If You Like: Jan Garbarek, Lester Bowie, Miles Okasaki, Andy Summers, Matthew Shipp
Track Review (favorites denoted by *):
**1/ Big Wheel – sax starts> slow hesitant off-kilter jam> piano solo> midtempo off-kilter jam swings uptempo & builds in volume & intensity> fade
*2/ Luce Oscura – sliding electric guitar starts>slow off-kilter ethereal jam> fade
3/ Point Of View – heavy bass chords start> midtempo rocking off-kilter jam shifts to slow hesitant jam> swings back up on piano solo> uptempo jam> heavy crescendo> slow ethereal off-kilter jam> quick stop
4/ Miniature – piano starts slow & hesitating> brief slow jam> fade
**5/ Crosswinds – piano starts slow> slow hesitant jam> electric guitar solo with sliding notes> uptempo off-kilter rocking jam> fade> slow sax solo> slow off-kilter jam> electric guitar solo> hevy midtempo jam> fade
*6/ C Major Improvisation – piano starts> ethereal slow tempo jam> slow fade
7/ Studio Song – drums start> slow jam builds in volume with steady beat> quick fade
8/ Inside – full band starts with crescendo, then mellows to slow tempo off-kilter jam> big extended crescendo> pause> uptempo sonic jam> guitar solo> uptempo jam builds in volume & intensity> fade
*9/ Aeon – sax starts> slow tempo mellow off-kilter jam slowly builds in volume> fade

Track Listing
1. Big Wheel   5. Crosswinds
2. Luce Oscura   6. Improvisation In C Major
3. Point Of View   7. Studio Song
4. Miniature   8. Inside
  9. Aeon