Conceived as it was played, ‘Vessel In Orbit’ is unpredictable, melodic and has form built around emotion not formal structures. When it’s done by such elastic artists like Dickey, Shipp and Maneri, it all comes together beautifully.
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Ivo Perelman came up with a very logical way to follow up the successful pairing with violist Mat Maneri titled ‘Two Men Walking’…by adding one talented woman violist to the two men for this latest walk.
The musicianship gets this improvised chamber jazz concept off the ground, but it’s the bottomless imaginations of Shipp, Maneri and Bisio that make ‘The Gospel According To Matthew and Michael’ fly.
S. Victor Aaron’s Best of 2014 (Part 3 of 4, Avant Garde + Experimental Jazz): Jimmy Giuffre, Roscoe Mitchell, Wadada Leo Smith
S. Victor Aaron picks the best of 2014’s avant-garde and experimental jazz, including Roscoe Mitchell, Jimmy Giuffre, Wadada Leo Smith and others.
Two Men Walking is all about Ivo Perelman going one-on-one with a viola player, which is cause for joy for improvised music enthusiasts…especially since the viola player is a kindred soul in Mat Maneri.
Ivo Perelman, Matthew Shipp, Mat Maneri – A Violent Dose Of Anything: Original Movie Soundtrack (2013)
If you know anything about Ivo Perelman then the title above should strike you funny. The very idea of one of jazz’s relentlessly free form performers making a movie soundtrack just doesn’t sound right.
Less than two months ago the great jazz drummer, composer and bandleader Paul Motian passed away at eighty years old, in what was arguably the most substantial loss in the jazz world of 2011.