Alexandra Grimal Quartet

Label: Ayler Records
Format: CD
Barcode: 7320470141953
Catalog number: AYLER 127
Releasedate: 26-10-12
  • Alexandra Grimal's music is both powerful and terrestrial, creating a unique, weaving world
  • The music on Andromeda traces the nomadic saxophonist's inner progress, achieving its own synthesis of different jazz trends and improvisational systems
  • It's an interstellar odyssey in the form of a symphony
"Free music... Free of suspicion, at least. The three of us... in other words, together, it all begins with a note, a ‘sequence shot’, some rhythm, an idea, then more ideas. Sometimes it starts at the end, often it starts at the beginning, or in the middle... we no longer know. Especially as when all three are playing, each and everyone may disappear, merge or take over anytime... Matter of fact, if I knew more about it, there would be no reason for you to listen to the trio..." This is what will happen when you're asking musicians to give you a few indications about their musical intentions... At least, for once, we won't be stringing superlatives. Still... Roger Turner... Ah, Roger Turner... Noël Akchoté... Hmm, probably the most... As for Jean-Marc Foussat, you could say he's...