Musicians from Poland, Sweden, Ukraine, and U.S. meet to play and record new compositions by Ken Vandermark for the Chicago Jazz Fest.
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All photos by Pawel Owczarczyk | Original source: AllAboutJazz
Roby Glod (ss, as) Roberta Piket (p) Mark Tokar (b) Klaus Kugel (dr) Recorded by Boris Thomé at Centre Culturel OP DER SCHMELZ in Dudelange, Luxembourg, February-25 2010 Nemu records 2013
The band's name reveals that this is a quintet, with Lithuanian Petras Vysniauskas on soprano, Ukranians Yury Yaremchuk soprano, alto and clarinets, and Mark Tokar on bass, German Klaus Kugel on drums and Roberta Piket from the US on piano. All five musicians have solid backgrounds, both in traditional contexts as in a more free environment, as is the case here, for this live performance at the Lviv Jazz Festival in Ukraine in 2007, and it is free jazz in the spirit of the seventies, with the whole band working together on a coherent musical flow, rhytmic and forward-moving, with … ..