Jakob Bro – Streams

(ECM) The Danish guitarist’s previous trio disc for ECM, Gefion, had a quiet presence that was most attractive but this new one, again with Thomas Morgan on double bass but with Joey Baron replacing Jon Christensen behind the drum kit,… Read More ›

Trygve Seim – Rumi Songs

(ECM) Like pianist Tord Gustavsen, saxophonist Trygve Seim is working with Sufi poetry and with a singer, and the results are similarly successful though very different in their sound and style. Seim – a very active player within the ECM stable, especially… Read More ›

Glauco Venier – Miniatures

(ECM) Sometimes it’s the little things in life. This album from the Italian pianist is subtitled Music For Piano And Percussion, and, using his own compositions and adaptations of ones by Gurdjieff, Komitas and Guillaume Dufay, creates a very particular… Read More ›