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Sherman, Collin/Suitable Benchmarks of Reform

carsonstreet   1/27/2022   CD, Jazz

Based in New York, New York, Collin Sherman creates experimental electro-acoustic jazz, ambient, drone, and noise. Collin says of this album: Suitable Benchmarks of Reform, my thirteenth release, sticks to the same process I have used on past releases, where I play all of the instruments myself and overlay the parts. This album is essentially in two sections; the first being a collection of three independent tunes, and the second being a four-part suite.” Some tracks are completely improv (“Rival Machinations” track 2) and some are pretty close to traditional jazz (“Phalanx Strictures” track 1) but most are a very satisfying mix. Nothing here will take the paint off your walls.

you heard it 11 times on kfjc! most recently:
  • 143 days ago, Carson Street played Rumination Suit, Mvt. I: Meditation on Resentment
  • 150 days ago, Cousin Mary played Phalanx Strictures
  • 155 days ago, Dusty Rhodes played Phalanx Strictures
  • 157 days ago, Mickey Slim played Worthless Objects and Photographs Thereof
  • 160 days ago, Dusty Rhodes played Phalanx Strictures
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