iTunes

Iniciando iTunes Store.Si iTunes no se inicia, haz clic en el icono de la aplicación iTunes en el Dock de Mac o en el escritorio de Windows.Progress Indicator
Abriendo el iBooks Store.Si iBooks no se abre, haz clic en la app iBooks del Dock.Progress Indicator
iTunes

iTunes is the world's easiest way to organize and add to your digital media collection.

No encontramos iTunes en este ordenador. Para usar vista previa y comprar música de New Basement Research de Gebhard Ullmann, descarga iTunes ya.

¿Ya tienes iTunes? Haz clic en Ya tengo iTunes, para que sea activado.

I Have iTunes Descarga gratis
iTunes para Mac y PC

New Basement Research

Gebhard Ullmann

Abre iTunes para escuchar un fragmento, comprar y descargar música.

Reseña de álbum

The first Basement Research project for Gebhard Ullmann was issued in 1993, and since then, he has convened many different shaped and sized ensembles. New Basement Research presents a program comprising older material that he is revisiting, recapitulating, revising, or as liner notes author Bill Shoemaker calls it, rebuilding. Retaining his sense of high drama, dense textures, layers of sound stacked on high, and an overblown harmonic drive, Ullmann has re-formed this band into a powerful quintet of old and new friends. The title is also telling in that there is a familiar underground base of operations centering this music, heightened by the emphasis of bass clef instruments that dominate. Ullmann's bass clarinet is the nucleus, with the baritone sax of the wonderful and underappreciated Julian Arguelles, and Steve Swell's trombone dipping into lower registers of primitive and modern abstractions that agreeably fit together. Gerald Cleaver's electrified, everywhere-at-once drumming style lights the fuse and keeps the fires brightly burning, while bassist John Hebert adds quite different shadings, not so much as a steadying influence as one that completely understands, and can operate sensibly amidst the chaos. Ullmann's tenor sax is in good abstracted humor as Cleaver's romping and stomping attitude during "Seven 9-8" also suggests carnival, circus-like madness. The bass clarinet and baritone sax dive into the murky waters of Atlantis during "D. Nee No," as Swell's trombone dodges sharks while the others freely explore the depths, discovering a Latin modal style similar to John Coltrane's "Ole," then building an impenetrable fortress of sound. "Desert...Bleue...East" is a pitch black waltz that flowers into a spirited song, while "Gospel" evokes the aural visage of a churchy, bluesy New Orleans funeral procession. One of Ullmann's most revered compositions is "Dreierlei," a scattered and diffuse vehicle for the horns and the soprano sax of Arguelles, injecting a New Orleans funky mishmash of dense and swirling hard bop. "Almost Twenty Eight" is a heavyweight contemporary funk piece, based on a 20/7 beat form, led by Ullmann's throaty bass clarinet, inducing clarion calls, howls, shrieks, and declarations of independence. "New No Ness" combines swing and funk rhythmically, off-the-cuff and unrestricted, except by hardcore feelings and the unexpected, drastic tandem punctuations in the irony of life. This remarkable ensemble — extroverted to the nth degree — is always thrilling, concentrated, and intense, non-stop in all respects. New Basement Research is a recording that should satisfy every listener inclined to appreciate this stripe of fierce creative contemporary improvised music — faint hearts not allowed. ~ Michael G. Nastos, Rovi

Biografía

Nacido(a): 02 de noviembre de 1957 en Bad Godesberg, Germany

Género: Jazz

Años de actividad: '80s, '90s, '00s

Multi-instrumentalist Gebhard Ullmann (born on November 2, 1957) grew up near Bonn, studied medicine and music in Hamburg starting 1976, and moved to Berlin in 1983 to live as a professional musician. One year later, the 27-year-old was leading (and co-leading) his own bands, releasing his first albums in 1985. The next few years saw him working with Alexander Von Schlippenbach and Paul Bley (among many others) as well as touring the Middle East, East Africa, Australia, New Zealand, South East Asia,...
Biografía completa
New Basement Research, Gebhard Ullmann
Ver en iTunes
  • USD 9.99
  • Géneros: Jazz, Música
  • Publicado: 31/12/2007

Valoraciones de clientes

No hemos recibido suficientes valoraciones para poder mostrar un promedio de este artículo.

Contemporáneos