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Tim Berne’s Snakeoil: You’ve Been Watching Me

Certain musical strategies can betray a Tim Berne composition. There’s the angular melody, played by the leader’s acidic alto, often in harmony with another horn, while the rhythm section tosses and turns beneath them. With the theme complete, two members of the band might engage in dual solos, with one of them eventually morphing from … Read More “Tim Berne’s Snakeoil: You’ve Been Watching Me”

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