Thursday June 11, 2015
NPR commentator Tom Moon reviews The Bad Plus Joshua Redman:
These are intricate through composed pieces with sudden switchbacks. They draw on European classical tradition and demand a high level of group precision.
This tune, like several others on the new album, has an interesting structure. After Redman and The Bad Plus spend several minutes developing that first theme, they take a different tack chasing an idea that’s even simpler and more beautiful than the previous.
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