For more information, go to www.branfordmarsalis.com.
Here's the Andrew Hill tune:
Instead of trying to pull the album apart and guessing who played which solo, I would recommend digging in to each piece and listen for melody, harmony, the flow, the rhythms, how ideas are transmitted from one player to the other, and how you will hear more with each listen.
|Photo: Monica Jane Frisell|
"The Transitory Poems" is a riveting program from start to finish. Vijay Iyer and Craig Taborn marry their individual styles and create music that is powerful, exploratory, challenging, and beyond category. Find the album and enjoy the journey these two fine pianists create.
For more information, go to vijay-iyer.com and/or www.ecmrecords.com/artists/1435046836/craig-taborn.
When ECM puts the album officially on its website, one should be ablate listen to sound clips. In the meantime, there are a number of videos of the duo with fair-to-middling loud quality.