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Mt. Tongariro is the new Album of Christoph Irniger's new group "Pilgrim" (feat. Vera Kappeler, p / Christian Weber, b / Michi Stulz, dr). It includes 6 tracks telling the story of a journey to Mount Tongariro, which is an existing vulcano in New Zealand. The record mixes composition and (collective-)improvisation to a sometimes self-reflecting, sometimes energetic unity.
The New World; Pathfinder; Chasing Dreams of Mt. Tongariro; Dead Man; Mt. Tongariro; Moving Moment (for Katrin).
Christoph Irniger: tenor saxophone; Vera Kappeler: piano; Christian Weber: bass; Michael Stulz: drums.
January 26, 2012
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