BLOW + BEAT

Mats Gustafsson / Alfred Vogel

After a short holiday weekend in an alpine village Gustafsson was ready to blow and Vogel to beat …


Mats Gustafsson (saxes)
Alfred Vogel (drums + percussion)

review at freejazzblog by Eyal Hareuveni

the two musicians have been waiting for this since a long time. In summer 2016 they gave it a chance when Gustafsson played on VogelĀ“s festival BEZAU BEATZ with his power-free-jazz-trio THE THING. After a short holiday weekend Gustafsson was ready to blow and Vogel to beat. “my baritone never sounded any better” claims the reed wizard while Vogel who was also doing the mix seems to be free as a bird can be – way up in the sky and down to earth …
this album includes 7 titels from short bursts of creative energy to an over 18 minutes long improvisational symphony.