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Tomas Ulrich/Michael Bisio/Rolf Sturm: Tomas Ulrich’s Cargo Cult

Following its premier recording on Cadence Records, Tomas Ulrich’s Cargo Cult brings its unique sound to CIMP for a studio recording and its second release. Ulrich proclaims that this group is his dream band, one that includes bassist Michael Bisio and guitarist Rolf Sturm.

Taking a generally laid back rhythmic approach for this one-take session, the trio has produced an album consisting of a mix of lyrical melody and innovative improvisation. It is delightfully surprising to hear both lightness and playfulness tripping through the music, juxtaposed with semi-dramatic renderings. All three musicians contribute to the compositions and arrangements with the exception of “Beautiful Love.”

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