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Borah Bergman, Lol Coxhill, Paul Hession: Acts of Love

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The problem with some contemporary examples of freely improvised music is that the genre has achieved its own level of orthodoxy. If one is blessed/cursed with a sense of history, what seemed cutting-edge 20-something years ago can seem almost reactionary today. Fortunately there are still musicians adept at jolting us jaded types out of our ennui, and Acts of Love presents three: Brooklyn pianist Borah Bergman and, from the U.K., soprano saxophonist Lol Coxhill and drummer Paul Hession.

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