SLUMGUM: Quarboard Flavoured Fiber (Accretions Records)

themilkman on Jun 7th 2011 01:20 am

Slumgum: Quardboard Flavored Fibre

Quardboard Flavored Fibre
Accretions Records 2011
11 Tracks. 56mins25secs

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Los Angeles-based quartet Slumgum, which comprises Jon Armstrong (tenor sax, clarinet), Rory Cowal (piano, Rhodes), Dave Tranchina (bass, clothespins) and Trevor Anderies (drums), first appeared over three years ago with a self-titled album, published on their own imprint, but the band had been honing their style by performing live for some time prior to this, seamlessly blending composed and improvised work. While their primary concern is as a jazz formation, Slumgum’s music also finds some roots in classical music, especially through Cowal’s fluid and elegant piano playing, and on occasions, world music. Continue Reading »

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