MANDAÏ DISTRIBUTION - independent music distributor

Copyright : 2002-2018
HOME | MAIL ORDER | DISTRIBUTION | LINKS | CONTACT | FAQ | NEWS | CONCERTS
SEARCH
The on-line catalog contains 2218 references
BROWSE BY
- Artists
- Labels
- Formats
- Styles
- Mid prices
- Last items
- LP
- 10in
- 7in
- Mandaï Gift Vouchers
NEWSLETTER
- Subscribe
LOGIN
Sign in or Register.

CONCERTS
18/10/2018
It It Anita @ Reflektor
18/10/2018
Bayacomputer @ Magasin 4
19/10/2018
It It Anita @ L'Entrepôt
19/10/2018
Adolina @ 2 L'aut' Coté
24/10/2018
Tzii @ Magasin 4
25/10/2018
Francky Goes To Pointe A Pitre @ KulturA
More concerts ...
NEWS
10/10/2018
New releases by Skin Graft Records are up to be pre-ordered !
14/09/2018
Website updated, and new items are now available / back available !
01/09/2018
New releases are in !
28/08/2018
Working on new releases
More news ...
FEEDBACKS
d... (Belgium)
All excellent...
n... (Belgium)
Super rapide, super efficace, super symp...
P... (United Kingdom)
Great service as always...
More feedbacks ...
DESCRIPTION
THUMBSCREW (MARY HALVORSON, MICHAEL FORMANEK, TOMAS FUJIWARA)
S/T

Label : Cuneiform Records
Year : 2014
Format : CD
Style : Jazz
Availability : In stock

Price : 14.70 € - BUY
Description :Thumbscrew, a band consisting of three well-established leaders on the new jazz/new music scene, make inviting music full of wonder and discovery. With their eponymous debut album, they document the group's commitment to new music created specifically for this ensemble.

While Michael Formanek (double bass), Tomas Fujiwara (drums) and Mary Halvorson(guitar) are all known for their prodigious capabilities as improvisers, Thumbscrew is more of a composer's vehicle. While many cooperative bands draw on material recycled from other projects, 'One of the things we said at the beginning is let's just write music for Thumbscrew and it will only be Thumbscrew music', says Formanek. 'It really is a three-composer trio, and all of our tunes have our basic aesthetics attached. But we want everybody to have input. Nobody's afraid to make a decision. It's one of the first co-ops I've been in where everyone's really willing to take control at any given moment.'

With each musician contributing three tunes, the album encompasses an array of textures and strategies, while maintaining a consistently open and transparent sound. Generating tremendous intensity without necessarily increasingly volume or density, Thumbscrew buzzes and crackles, burns and croons. The group is both open and composerly. Part of what makes the band's music so engaging is that they draw widely and deeply from any number of sonic sources.

Part of the trio's strength flows from the deep interconnecting bonds they've forged. Halvorson and Fujiwara first started playing together in cornetist Taylor Ho Bynum's Sextet. They also work together in the collective quartet Reverse Blue with Chris Speed and Eivind Opsvik, and Mike Reed's fascinating Sun Ra-inspired ensemble Living By Lanterns.

They first worked with Formanek when he subbed in Bynum's band in 2011, and the chemistry between the three was so readily apparent they immediately started looking into performance opportunities as a trio. This fine, distinctive effort is the result of 2 years of planning, rehearsing and gigging.

Titles :01. Cheap Knock Off
02. iThumbscrew
03. Fluid Hills In Pink
04. Nothing Doing
05. Goddess Sparkle
06. Buzzard's Breath
07. Still...Doesn't Swing
08. Falling Too Far
09. Line To Create Madness

FROM THE SAME ARTIST
THUMBSCREW (MARY HALVORSON, MICHAEL FORMANEK, TOMAS FUJIWARA) - Ours
Label : Cuneiform Records
Format : CD - Price : 14.70 €
THUMBSCREW (MARY HALVORSON, MICHAEL FORMANEK, TOMAS FUJIWARA) - Theirs
Label : Cuneiform Records
Format : CD - Price : 14.70 €
THUMBSCREW (MARY HALVORSON, MICHAEL FORMANEK, TOMAS FUJIWARA) - Convallaria
Label : Cuneiform Records
Format : CD - Price : 14.70 €
THUMBSCREW (MARY HALVORSON, MICHAEL FORMANEK, TOMAS FUJIWARA) - S/T
Label : Cuneiform Records
Format : CD - Price : 14.70 €
BEST SELLING

U.S. MAPLE
Long Hair In Three Stages (LP) - 17.50 €
Skingraft Records

LA JUNGLE
Second Album (LP) - 18.60 €
Black Basset Records / Rockerill Records

SCHNELLERTOLLERMEIER
X (CD) - 14.70 €
Cuneiform Records

BJORKENHEIM, RAOUL (ECSTASY)
Doors Of Perception (CD) - 14.70 €
Cuneiform Records
NEW RELEASES

V/A
Drunk With Guns / Panty Boy (7in) - 7.10 €
Pit'sbull Records

BRAS MORT
Give Her This, She Takes That (LP) - 16.60 €
La Face Cachée

API UIZ
Peplum (LP) - 16.60 €
Kythibong Records / Les Potagers Nature / Attila Tralala

OISEAUX-TEMPETE
Tarab (CD) - 13.50 €
Sub Rosa

URBI-FLAT
8 Petites Pièces De Variété (LP) - 20.70 €
Replica

AVALE
Incisives (LP) - 13.50 €
Specific

NECRONOMIDOL
Deathless (LP) - 16.60 €
Specific

BERTRAND, BEN
NGC 1999 (LP) - 18.60 €
Les Albums Claus
-MORE NEW RELEASE-