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Another view on "Trialogue"


posted by Jon-Trygve on 05.10.14 18:36 in Music Reviews Print  

"Trialogue" is a very consistent album that through both rhythmic and more laid-back tracks never compromises the aforementioned balance, both between all three musicians and between the acoustic and electronic elements. To me this makes "Trialogue" a more successful project than "Duo", as I felt that "Duo" was lacking "something". With Berglund on board everything falls more neatly into place.


Three years after the 2011 album "Duo", documenting electronic artist and producer Henrik Schwarz and maestro of the keys Bugge Wesseltoft's start as collaborating artists, the duo is now extended to a trio with Dan Berglund, well known as one third of the legendary Swedish Esbjörn Svensson Trio (e.s.t.), on acoustic bass. The title "Trialogue" is a very good description of how this album works, with all three musicians commenting on each other's input the music, no one really stealing the spotlight from the others.

 

Berglund is a great addition to this former duo. Fans of Wesseltoft will already know that one of the big secrets of the appeal of this kind of music all the way from "New Conception of Jazz" (1997) to "Trialogue" is to mix acoustic and electronic instruments in what is often called "an organic way" for lack of a better term. It is the ...


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