John Surman - The Spaces In Between | ECM 1723586

John Surman - The Spaces In Between

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Label: ECM

Cat No: 1723586

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Jazz

Contents

Artists

John Surman (soprano saxophone, baritone saxophone, bass clarinet)
Chris Laurence (double bass)
Rita Manning (violin)
Patrick Kiernan (violin)
Bill Hawkes (viola)
Nick Cooper (cello)

Artists

John Surman (soprano saxophone, baritone saxophone, bass clarinet)
Chris Laurence (double bass)
Rita Manning (violin)
Patrick Kiernan (violin)
Bill Hawkes (viola)
Nick Cooper (cello)

About

Almost a decade has passed since John Surman initiated this special project in which his reeds and the bass of Chris Laurence are flanked by, and interact with, a string quartet. “Coruscating”, the debut album from this unique combination of players, was recorded in January 1999 and met with a warm response from listeners to jazz, chamber music and beyond. An Editor’s Choice in Gramophone, hailed as “coruscating indeed, a classic ECM disc” by composer Ivan Moody in International Record Review, and as “an album of almost unspeakable beauty: fantastically vivid and evocative”, by rock magazine Mojo, the recording established a template on which Surman could build. And “The Spaces In Between” marks a big step forward...

Tracklisting:
1. Moonlighter
2. You never know
3. Wayfarers All
4. Now and Again
5. Winter Wish
6. The Spaces in Between
7. Now See!
8. Mimosa
9. Hubbub
10. Where Fortune Smiles
11. Leaving the Harrow

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