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Paul Plimley Trio: Safe-Crackers

Great white flakes of snow swirl wildly outside my window, then calm down, flutter gently and shrink, almost disappearing, leaving mostly gray sky. Inside, Paul Plimley’s music flies around in a storm of its own, matching what’s outside, then pushing on, taking it farther into the stratosphere. It stops and starts and rages, then quietly … Read More “Paul Plimley Trio: Safe-Crackers”

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Christian Eckert Quartet: Up!

The liner photos on Up! show guitarist Christian Eckert looking determined and in deep concentration; his bassist Johannes Schaedlich looks beatific. The first tune, “Spinning Around,” starts with the two of them sounding just the opposite of how they look, but they quickly shift positions and those photos represent their playing on the rest of … Read More “Christian Eckert Quartet: Up!”

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