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Assif Tsahar’s Brass Reeds Ensemble: The Hollow World

Suggesting an intriguing shift in direction or, at least, approach, for some of New York’s improvised music community, these two albums, released on the label operated by tenor saxophonist Assif Tsahar and drummer Susie Ibarra, embrace interesting compositional structures to shape improv-heavy music. Although the participants rate as some of the city’s finest free musicians, the written material by Tsahar serves to prod and challenge the spontaneous playing from the group.

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