Downbeat(USA) editor’s pick January 2017 (Short Stories)
Taking the listener somewhere completely new.
The band is clearly centered in the present.
All the material reflects an artistic approach that emphasizes
the importance of the collective over individual contributions.
Guillermo Celano – guitar/effects
Gerard Kleijn – trumpet,voice, effects
Joost Kesselaar – drums
Also with special guest Chris Cheek (tenor saxophone) USA
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Live At The Bimhuis
Label: Red Piano Records – New York – 2018
Er overkomt de luisteraar iets bijzonders.’
Trouw ★★★★ january 2019It continues to fascinate!
Volkskrant (NL) – ★★★ january 2019
This trio always finds a nice balance between musical tradition and playfulness. A great example of an original approach to music – JAZZISM (NL)★★★★1/2
There is something insistent, lyrically wide-ranging and wildly fascinating about the untamed expression. Technically, the four musicians are at the height of their instrument’s potential, artistically challenging each other and others – and that is what makes their live performance so fascinating.
Ivan Rod – Denmark – 2019
”An impressive live recording at the Bimhuis full of appealing melodies in a cinematic ambiance starring soloist Chris Cheek who worked with big names like Charlie Haden, Bill Frisell and Brad Mehldau. The band finishes the album with Kleijn’s sublime composition “No More Tango”.
Noordhollands Dagblad december 2018 ★★★★1/2
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