Label: Ayler Records
Catalog number: AYLER 106
- Francois Carrier has style. He keeps a balance between sound, linear content and expressivity in ways that are original and enlivening
- This is a freely expansive set of extended improvisations, with Pierre Cote and Michel Lambert (bass and drums) setting up turbulent, many faceted foundations for the flights of Carrier and Stenson
- There are melodic motifs, rhythmic feels and tatoos that sound like they have been pre-planned
It took a while for this one to come out, after a number of false starts since it was first considered for release a few years ago... This fantastic concert by Canadian sax player François Carrier is finally available. His trio with Michel Lambert on drums and Pierre Côté on double bass was joined that afternoon by Swedish pianist Bobo Stenson, for a set of powerful and joyful music, recorded during the 2002 Vancouver Jazz Festival.