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Bell Trove Spools
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john butcher - Bell Trove Spools

john butcher

Bell Trove Spools

€ 14.90

GENRE: Jazz | FORMAT: CD | CATALOG N. nsr032cd | YEAR. (2013)

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Northern Spy is proud to present two of John Butcher’s most recent experiments in moving sound waves through space. On Bell Trove Spools we hear Butcher in two distinct situations: Richmond Hall, a Houston art gallery housing a permanent Dan Flavin collection that has been compared to a bowling alley; and the high-ceilinged marble room in Brooklyn which is the new home to Issue Project Room. Butcher is heard on his two saxes of choice, the soprano and the tenor, and suspended in space, fluid, challenging, at times melodic and always exciting.

In short, John Butcher knows how to work a room – and that’s not about relating to the audience. In fact, there was no audience present for the Brooklyn session. Bell Trove Spools is just Butcher and a saxophone and spaces ready to receive. The results speak for themselves.

Notes   Tracklisting
Tracks 1 to 5: recorded at Richmond Hall, Houston, TX, 14 April 2010.
Tracks 6 to 10: recorded at ISSUE Project Room, Brooklyn, NY, 7 November 2011.
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