Spike Wilner

Koan (PR8152)

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Koan

Spike Wilner

Positone

768707815227

POS 148788

PR8152

JAZZ

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CD 12,39 €

DIGIPACK EDITION

Saxophonist Tom Tallitsch shares his feelings with an abiding sense of " Pianist Spike Wilner contemplates with passionate reverence and goes all zen on his new release "Koan." With a captivating musical program investigating the paradoxical nature of the mind and exploring the hidden nature of romance, Wilner leads his trio steadily beyond the landmarks of the past while carrying tradition forward into fresh realms of modern melodic improvisation. The message is moving and their statement is solid as Wilner's piano trio shines brightly and swings sweetly behind the able support of bassist Tyler Mitchell and the explosive metrics of drummer Anthony Pinciotti. On "Koan," Spike Wilner lets the music flow through him and succeeds in putting forth an emotionally engaging performance of uplifting joy and brooding intensity that is sure to bring bright moments of intense delight to jazz fans everywhere.

PERSONNEL:

SPIKE WILNER, piano
TYLER MITCHELL, bass
ANTHONY PINCIOTTI, drums

TRACKS:

01. Iceberg Slim
02. Koan
03. Warm Valley
04. I'll See You Again
05. Hot House
06. Monkey Mind
07. Gypsy Without a Song
08. Trick Baby
09. Three Ring Circus
10. Young at Heart
11. Lonely Woman
12. Blues for the Common Man