The Ganelin Trio: Conversation III


Conversation III


The Ganelin Trio


Live in Lugano 2006 (Not Two - MW 783-2)

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Vyacheslav Ganelin (piano, synthesizer, percussion), Petras Vysniauskas (soprano sax), Klaus Kugel (drums, percussion).

Composed by Vyacheslav Ganelin, Petras Vysniauskas and Klaus Kugel


Recorded: Studio 2, Radio Svizzera, Lugano, Switzerland. November 10, 2006


Rating: 87/100 (learn more)

One of the most intriguing aspects of fully improvised music is the live transfer of ideas from musician to musician. When it works, the listener can witness a single mind coming together as musical fragments imply future directions. The Ganelin Trio displays this concept beautifully, transitioning from the soft and quiet to the loud and chaotic and back again. When Ganelin allows the notes of a descending arpeggio to fall on the floor, Kugel and Vysniauskas pick them up and continue the story a tale being constructed in the moment, yet seeming like it has been around since the beginning of time.

Reviewer: Mark Saleski

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