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Carrier, Francois & Michel Lambert / Nada
Album:Nada Collection:Jazz
Artist:Carrier, Francois & Michel Lambert Added:04/2009
Label:Creative Sources Recordings 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2009-05-31 Pull Date:2009-08-02 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:2 Aug19 Jul12 Jul28 Jun21 Jun7 Jun

 Recent Airplay
1.Jul 31, 2009:Memory Select
4.Jun 19, 2009:Memory Select
2.Jul 10, 2009:Memory Select
5.Jun 05, 2009:Memory Select
3.Jun 26, 2009:Memory Select

Album Review
Reviewed 2009-05-28 
Sax/drum duets, improvised free jazz in short doses. (Only a few tracks exceed 4 minutes.) Mostly upbeat, with a casual air. Carrier keeps to an airy sound with his sax, sticking to musical forms rather than all-out abstraction. Lambert adds some solid, chattery drumming but also insers the occasional whistle or noisemaker for a different sound.

Pretty much any track makes a nice little snack. A good followup to their "Kathmandu" live duo CD of a couple years ago.

More tuneful -- 1,2, 5, 9, 11, 13, 18
More abstract -- 4, 10, 17, 20

1- Pleasant
2- Upbeat
3- Wood flute, a zenlike mid/fast
4- Clattery, clangy statement.
5- Upbeat. Clackety percussion work.
6- Cool rolling drums, like a waterfall. Sprinkles of sax that become a gnarled flow later. Nice intensity here, a less laid-back track.
7- Wood flute and ocarina? Tweety; goofing around.
8- Thoughtfully tuneful
9- Shuffly beat, calmly edge-walking sax
10- Fast drum clatter, warbly sax
11- Smoothly tuneful sax
12- A chipper stroll, turns into an upbeat winding journey (6:51)
13- Perky and upbeat,
14- Chipper; develops patiently
15- Sounds of water + drum clutter. (0:47)
16- Touches of blues. A nice jam. (6:41)
17- Short & slashing
18- Pleasant after cluttery start
19- Briskly jazzy
20- A touch more sour. Mid/fast.

Track Listing
1.Between Colors 11.Unknown
2.Background 12.Sparkles
3.Apercu 13.Clouds
4.Growing 14.Transformation
5.Way Out 15.Drops
6.Falls 16.Blanks
7.Nada 17.Source
8.Multiverses 18.Tabula Rasa
9.Earth Beat 19.Circles On The Water
10.Emergence 20.Just Another