Arild Andersen

Mira (ECM 2307)

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Mira

Arild Andersen

ECM

602537287826

ECM 140091

ECM 2307

JAZZ

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CD 13,21 €

After the eruptive excitement of their Live At Bellevillealbum, which was widely praised around the world (and secured for leader Arild Andersen the Prix du Musicien Européen 2008 from the Academie du Jazz in France), the trio now delivers a studio album. In Oslo’s Rainbow, bassist Andersen, tenorist Tommy Smith and Paolo Vinaccia rechanneled their music’s energies into a programme of soulful ballads and mid-tempo free-floating sound explorations. The pairing of Anderson’s muscular bass and Smith’s vaulting tenor is exceptionally compelling (as the recent “Celebration” album also confirmed). Most of the tunes on “Mira” are from Arild’s pen, though his cohorts also contribute material, and there is an unexpected interpretation of Burt Bacharach’s “Alfie”, beautifully played by Tommy Smith here.

PERSONNEL:

ARILD ANDERSEN, double bass, electronics
PAOLO VINACCIA, drums
TOMMY SMITH, tenor saxophone, shakuhachi

Recorded December 2012

TRACKS:

01. Bygone
02. Blussy
03. Alfie
04. Rossetti
05. Reparate
06. Raijin
07. Le Saleya
08. Kangiten
09. Mira
10. Eight and More
11. Stevtone