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Left Turn Signal by Chris Jennings

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Album Title: Drum'n Koto
Label: Promise Land Records
Released: 2013

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Fiona's Comments

For the fit among you, if you're running through tall reeds on a daily basis, this musical sensation would be a great complement. Flourishing and hip, seemingly telepathic playing. #makeUPSjealous

About the Album

This new ensemble of double bassist Chris Jennings as a leader once again surprises listeners with a unique collaboration of jazz double bass with the incredible Japanese koto of Mieko Miyazaki and renowned and versatile French drummer Patrick Goraguer. The complicity of this double bassist and drummer for years now creates a solid and strong force allowing the flexibility of the Japanese koto to fall perfectly in its place. The trio performs the signature compositions of Chris Jennings. Yet, a large part is left to improvisation and the immense talent of these three musicians. A unique trio showing an obvious pleasure in exploring the musical universes of the East, North, South and West, and then meeting in a centre filled with diverse influences and a huge liberty.

Track Listing

Left Turn Signal; Bass intro to Teylà Ferechteh; Teylà Ferechteh; Fifth Face; Always Line 9; Trieste Klok; Ney & Guitar intro to Silent Speech; Silent Speech; Tehran; You Are Missed; Vantan.

Personnel

Chris Jennings
bass, acoustic

Additional Personnel

Mieko Miyazaki: koto, voice; Chris Jennings: double bass; Patrick Goraguer: drums, santour; Nguyên Lê: guitar; Kudsi Ergüner; ney.

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Date featured

April 13, 2014

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