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Album Review

Escreet, John – “Unknown, The” – [Sunnyside Records]

Hemroid The Leader   11/21/2017   CD, Jazz

John escreet the unknown cover

Totally improvised music from talented improvisers, quality live recording. Pianist John Escreet adds Evan Parker to his working trio of bassist John Hebert and drummer Tyshawn Sorey. The quartet has recorded previously in 2014. This Feb 2016 live recording in Holland documents their first time playing completely improvised music. Two long Tunes, from consecutive dates- the first 45 minutes the second 30 minutes and it ends with the audience clapping. Well worth it. Shows a lot of range from sensitive Stillness to overblown Madness. Top-level musicianship. Tyshawn Sorey is a great drummer.

you heard it 17 times on kfjc! most recently:
  • 275 days ago, Hemroid the Leader played The Unknown, (Part Two)
  • 632 days ago, Cousin Mary played The Unknown, (Part Two)
  • 632 days ago, Mitch LeMay played The Unknown, (Part Two)
  • 640 days ago, Billie Joe Tolliver played The Unknown, (Part Two)
  • 650 days ago, Jersey Girl played The Unknown, (Part One)
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