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Mick Goodrick/Dave Leibman/Woflgang Muthspiel: In the Same Breath

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Breathe in, breathe out, breathe out. When Liebs’ sweetly purling soprano saxophone infiltrates the Mick ‘n Wolfie guitar duo, what seemed a perfectly natural process suddenly becomes an out-of-body experience. Goodrick and Muthspiel have honed a mesmerizing mutual plectral hypnosis that levitates and transmigrates with each tune, whirling round and round the globe. They began it in small rooms like Ryle’s Upstairs in Somerville, MA, and have taken it at least halfway ’round the Northern Hemisphere, as this album was recorded in Germany. When they invite in a third electronically adventuresome master instrumentalist, worlds collide and subside, pulses escalate.

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