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Monday, February 15, 2010

Veryan Weston & Luc Ex - Amsterdam 2009

Here's a beautiful concert by Veryan Weston and Luc Ex. Weston can be heard in duo with Trevor Watts here, as well as in a 2003 solo set from Bern. I don't think I've had anything by The Ex or related up here so far - love their collaboration with Getatchew Mekuria!

This here's a very different concert though... Ex says about it: "SOL (...) has an unusual instrumentation and is leaning towards chamber music but then it is often driven by a ‘punky’ energy which is not afraid of being lyrical either.
Sol will combine composed and tightly rehearsed pieces and songs with free improvisation and interpretation.
The repertoire is completely new and contains Ex-Weston-pieces as well songs of Erik Satie, Charles Ives, Burt Bacharach and Berthold Brecht. Every piece is played with intensity, pleasure and an occasional smile."

This should give you quite an accorate idea what the music will sound, let me just add that it's music of great beauty!
And of course, having Ingrid Laubrock in won't do any harm!

Veryan Weston & Luc Ex - Sol6
Amsterdam (NL), Bimhuis
April 9, 2009

Ingrid Laubrock - tenor & soprano sax, voice
Veryan Weston - piano
Mandy Drummond - viola, voice
Hannah Marshall - cello, voice
Luc Ex - electric bass, voice
Tony Buck - drums

1. ’s Nachts ging de zon op (Luc Ex/Veryan Weston) 8:51
2. The Cage (Charles Ives) 9:53
3. Chanson Hollandaise (Erik Satie/George Russell) 2:44
4. Nood (Luc Ex) 10:30
5. B-flat (Luc Ex) 8:40
6. Anyone Who Had a Heart (Burt Bacharach) 3:33

1. Sick Eagle (Charles Ives) + Autistic African Samba (Luc Ex/Veryan Weston) 8:40
2. Promises (Burt Bacharach) 2:01
3. Seeräuber Jenny (Kurt Weill) 10:01
4. Hurtles (Steve Lacy) 11:54
5. Close to You (Burt Bacharach) 3:36
6. Insecurity (Luc Ex/Veryan Weston) 6:14
7. Le Chapelier (Erik Satie) 3:33

TT: 90:18 - complete!

Sound: A
Source: NL Radio6 > DVB-S (48 khz/256kbps) > EDIROL-R09 > Audacity > flac

1 comment:

ubu said...

FLAC (tagged) + info:

Thanks to the seeder over on dime!