To hear free music so beautifully contained and expressed in such inventive forms isn’t unheard of (Henry Threadgill? Vijay Iyer? Wadada Leo Smith?). But bassist Michael Formanek has his own way.
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Jazz Concert Review: Two Trios Bring Compositional Acumen to Spontaneous Collective Improvisation
Such a beautiful evening of music — two relatively concise sets, one an hour long, another a little less — adding up to an integral whole.