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Evan Parker and Ghost in the Machine: New Excursions

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One of the central tenets of English saxophonist Evan Parker’s art is the explorations of connections between improvised music and both free jazz and what was once called experimental music (post-serialism, electronic music, etc.). Ghost in the Machine is a Danish quartet with industrial and post-Cage tinges by virtue of Martin Klapper’s tapes, amplified objects and sound-producing toys. New Excursions, recorded at the Copenhagen International Experimental Festival, should engage noise fans of all stripes.

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