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ROVA: The Works (Volume 2)

Rova continues to prove to be the most viable saxophone ensemble on the contemporary scene with the remarkable, The Works (Volume 2). Interpreting three extended “beyond category” compositions by Tim Berne, Fred Ho and Rova member Jon Raskin, the ensemble addresses these extremely composed, richly textured pieces with great conviction and authority. Brimming with bracing intimacy, edgy verve, and improvisational wit, this recording is a telling celebration of structured avant garde at some of its most persuasive moments.

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