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Mujician: There’s No Going Back Now

Sure, it’s darn near as formulaic as bebop, but I can still get something out of a session like this-four monster improvisers, highly attuned to one another, free-associating together for the better part of an hour. Mujician is pianist Keith Tippett, bassist Paul Rogers, drummer Tony Levin and saxophonist Paul Dunmall. As for the music…well, you know the drill. Webern-ish plinks and plunks, intervallic relationships that avoid any intimation of a tonal center, texturally driven with the occasional melody flying by at warp speed.

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