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Léandre / Vidal / Boni / Trace
Album:Trace Collection:Jazz
Artist:Léandre / Vidal / Boni Added:01/2010
Label:Red Toucan 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2010-04-04 Pull Date:2010-06-06 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:6 Jun30 May2 May25 Apr18 Apr11 Apr

 Recent Airplay
1.Jun 05, 2010:Music Casserole
De Mon Enf...
4.Apr 29, 2010:Memory Select
2.Jun 03, 2010:Memory Select
5.Apr 23, 2010:Vocal Concoctions
Des Prunes
3.May 27, 2010:Memory Select
Cumuls (À Madame Louise)
6.Apr 22, 2010:Memory Select
Des Prunes

Album Review
Reviewed 2010-04-07 
Abstract free improvisation: Sax, guitar, bass trio. Lots of athletic bass playing, and the sax tends towards long, shrill howls -- sounds more classical than jazzy. Leandre is one of these musicians who travels the world doing improv sessions with various others, and her bass is definitely in the forefront here. Active and darkly abstract stuff, sometimes spare but overall extroverted.

1- Scrappy, formless guitar; piercing swoops of sax. Bowed bass playing strong, interesting parts
2- Sparse, loud: Cavernous plunks, shrill blares.
3- Slow and growly. Cool bowed bass intro, strong and fast. Smoother, but abstract, near the end.
4- Relaxed, with calmly shrill soprano sax.
5- Aggressive, dark, mid/fast
6- Springy guitar sounds, into wacky babbling and horn bellowing
7- Whining sax; bubbly undertow.
8- An amorphous chaotic symphony, slowly moving but brash. Starts quiet.
9- Nervous high trilling. Forceful.
10- Quirky, other-wordly pulsing, almost electronic-sounding. Quiet but fast-paced. Applause at end.

Track Listing
1.Ada 6.Tube
2.Joseph Et Joseph 7.Tractile
3.La Passe 8.Gros Dilemme
4.Cumuls (À Madame Louise) 9.Improbable V.
5.Des Prunes 10.De Mon Enf...