Tuesday, December 1, 2009
Hey, my last post for the evening...but this new LP by Bill Dixon, Aaron Siegel & Ben Hall entitled "Weight • Counterweight gives me a full erection. A spooky erection indeed. Here's a short review from mimaroglu:
documenting a meeting between venerable improviser bill dixon, composer/percussionist aaron siegel, and graveyards / mêlée / brokenresearch’s ben “hell” hall, this quartet of improvisations is a veritable master class on timbral synergy ... esp. with dixon playing the only “melody instrument” (largely a-melodic, natch, focusing on tube-resonances & assorted breath/mouth/air pressure fluctuations) alongside the jazz, classical, and extended technique-laced percussion vocabularies of siegel & hall ...
A sound clip available here:
Off to the bouffant...