Kris Davis has pulled off a massive trick with Duolopy, cleverly blowing up the duo setting and reassembling the pieces into a. .
Kris Davis has pulled off a massive trick with Duolopy, cleverly blowing up the duo setting and reassembling the pieces into a thrilling collage. For Duopoly, she takes the fairly standard piano duet and places it into 4 instrumental pairings (piano plus guitar, piano, drums, and reeds), divides those into 8 separate duos (Bill Frisell and Julian Lage, Craig Taborn and Angelica Sanchez, Billy Drummond and Marcus Gilmore, and Tim Berne and Don Byron), then duplicates each duo to create an additional 8. free improvisations. The pairings and sequencing pretty much need to be exactly right for the album to work, and I’m happy to report they work exceedingly well.
Duopoly by Kris Davis, released 30 September 2016 1. Prairie Eyes 2. Surf Curl 3. Fox Fire 4. Beneath The Leaves 5. Eronel 6. Dig . Dig & Dump 7. Trip Dance for Tim 8. Prelude to a Kiss 9. Don Byron 10. Tim Berne 11. Marcus Gilmore 12. Billy Drummond 13. Angelica Sanchez 14. Craig Taborn 15. Julian Lage 1. After brainstorming with producer David Breskin, Davis was ready to make 'Duopoly,' a series of duos with eight colleagues, all highly regarded and accomplished improvisers. Each duo would play two pieces, one composed and the other free, 16 tracks in all. The album is out September 30th, 2016 on Davis' imprint, Pyroclastic Records.
Iconoclastic pianists KRIS DAVIS & CRAIG TABORN documented a 12-city 2016 . Enter pianist Kris Davis with her glowing new recording, Duopoly. Here, Davis has teamed up with eight gifted improvisers for 16 tracks of duet bliss. Tour, with help of famed engineer RON SAINT GERMAIN (Bad Brians, Whitney Houston, Ornette Coleman). The result is "Octopus," a live album on Davis' Pyroclastic Records label, c. ap. obly. m two duets, one composed, one completely free.
Kris Davis: все альбомы, включая Someone Has to Be Lowered into the Whale Skull for the Ambergris, Always, Octopus и другие. Gerald Cleaver, Kris Davis, Eric Revis Trio. Interlude EP. Kris Davis.
Crowded Solitudes (feat. Kris Davis & Gerald Cleaver). City of Asylum (feat. Kris Davis & Andrew Cyrille).
DECEMBER 2016 DOWNBEAT 63. Kris Davis Duopoly. Brainy, antiseptic and oddly awkward, like two pre-teens in their first dancing class, neither. knowing where the other’s about to step
DECEMBER 2016 DOWNBEAT 63. knowing where the other’s about to step. But this is the point, of course. The compositions are. so faint that Davis and partners seem stranded in parallel universes.
Kris Davis' 'Duopoly' Sampler. 2 years ago 2 years ago. Free Improvisation. Two songs from the album, 'Duopoly' by Kris Davis (Pyroclastic Records, 2016). To purchase, visit krisdavis. Duopoly Kris Davis Craig Taborn Marcus Gilmore Piano Drums Jazz Billy Drummond duo. Album release date: 29 September 2016. 1. Fox Fire :: Kris Davis w/ Craig Taborn :: Duopoly. 2. Eronel :: Kris Davis w/ Billy Drummond :: Duopoly. Albums from this user.
Kris Davis: Duopoly by Mark Corroto, published on September 26, 2016. The concept of Duopoly is quite simple. Each of Davis' collaborators recorded one written composition, the majority by Davis, and one improvisation
Kris Davis: Duopoly by Mark Corroto, published on September 26, 2016. Each of Davis' collaborators recorded one written composition, the majority by Davis, and one improvisation. For this recording she cast her net wide, gathering folks she hasn't recorded with before, except guitarist Bill Frisell who, along with Davis, was featured on Kermit Driscoll's Reveille (Nineteen-Eight Records, 2010). Frisell opens the disc with the stark Davis composition, "Prairie Eyes," then closes with the improvisation named for each collaborator.
2016 - Pyroclastic Records: PR 01/02
* Kris Davis: piano
* Bill Frisell: guitar (1 & 16)
* Julian Lage: guitar (2 & 15)
* Craig Taborn: piano (3 & 14)
* Angelica Sanchez: piano (4 & 13)
* Billy Drummond: drums (5 & 12)
* Marcus Gilmore: drums (6 & 11)
* Tim Berne: alto saxophone (7 & 10)
* Don Byron: clarinet (8 & 9)
Music recorded live at Sear Sound in New York City,
on May 21st, 22nd, & 31st, 2015.
By Tim Niland
Over the past several years Kris Davis has emerged as one of the most interesting
piano players on the contemporary jazz scene. She is fearless and willing to
work and prepared to improvise in any situation ranging from solo piano to
large group. After casting about for ideas for her next project, she came up
with the challenging idea of duets, some which were minimally prepared and some
of which were completely spontaneous. Upping the ante was the idea of meeting
fellow musicians that she had long admired but had never recorded with in the
past, a risky strategy, but one that was guaranteed to enhance the freshness of
the music. This album presents one audio disc of the minimally arranged
materials, originals and a few rare standards, and then there is a second disc
of Davis freely improvising with the said colleagues, recored in stark black
and white video, split screen to show each musician and the way in which they
interact while improvising in real time. This is a very intimate album, you
feel like you are very close to the musicians as they work together. It is very
interesting to hear how she interacts with different musicians and musical
instruments, whether it is the likes of Bill Frisell and Julian Lage on guitar,
Marcus Gilmore and Billy Drummond on percussion, fellow pianists Craig Taborn
and Angelica Sanchez or reed players Tim Berne and Don Byron. The music
develops as a sound collage, with the musicians probing and developing their
art in particular and challenging ways. The pieces that are ostensibly free are
in a real sense instant compositions where two minds meet with logic and reason
to explore a larger canvas. a larger space/time dynamic, which allows the music
to move in any dimension at will. This was a very courageous recording, one
which allowed listeners and viewers into the music at an almost atomic level,
and allowing the audience profound access into this artist's mind and also
showcasing how she can be a catalyst into the minds of others.
By Lee Rice Epstein
By Mark Corroto
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