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OVERHEARD CONVERSATIONS

Artist: Glen Hall

Date of Release: 21/04/2014

Catalogue no: SLAMCD552

Label: SLAM

Price: £9.99

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Bernie Koenig, Bernie Koenig

“OVERHEARD CONVERSATIONS”
SLAMCD 552. BARCODE 5028386055228

Glen Hall, soprano & tenor saxes, flute and bass flute; Bernie Koenig, drums and vibraphone.

This first SLAM CD by Canadian duo Hall and Koenig is a studio recording from August 2013 with 11 tracks of impromptu improvisation and “For George”, a Koenig original. The improvised tracks bear titles taken from typical snippets of overheard conversation as would be heard in a bar or restaurant; the mood of the music reflecting the snatched phrase.
The ‘George’ in Koenig’s composition was Gershwin, who was also a topic of an overheard conversation

Within the confines of the wind and percussion combination the duo explores a surprising range of textures and composition extended by their choice and range of instruments in different combinations.

 

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01/07/2014 Rotcod Zzaj

I believe you’ll be amazed at the fluidity with which these reed/drum/vibraphone conversations are conducted. Pieces like “The News Isn’t Good” make you feel just like the title of the conversation indicates… anticipating! “Look At Her” will make you stand up & take notice, no doubt about it. Glen’s reeds join Bernie’s drums/vibes in a very pleasurable improv session that you won’t soon forget – and will, in fact, find yourself coming back to often. The vibes on “Things Are Looking Up” made it my favorite piece (it’s also the longest, so maybe that had something to do with it). At any rate, for listeners who love improv, this comes MOST HIGHLY RECOMMENDED, with an “EQ” (energy quotient) rating of 4.97. Get more information at the Slam Productions page for this release. Rotcod Zzaj http://rotcodzzaj.com/wordpress/?page_id=4956

 

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