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Daniel Levin • Chris Pitsiokos • Brandon Seabrook

Laat er geen twijfel over bestaan: dit is geen vanity project van Pitsiokos, maar een sessie van drie gelijkwaardige improvisatoren die geen duimbreed toegeven. De Stomiidae in de titel verwijst naar een familie van lelijke diepwatervissen, zoals er ook eentje op de hoes afgebeeld staat. Meteen wordt duidelijk dat de relatie met de muziek er geen is van ironie, want wat je te horen krijgt is al even ongedurig en agressief als het gedrag dat je van zo’n killer verwacht. De combinatie van cello, altsax en gitaar is iets waar je veel kanten mee uit kan, en dat is ook wat hier gebeurt, met een soms bloeddorstige goesting. [...]

Daniel Levin • Chris Pitsiokos • Brandon Seabrook

Chris Pitsiokos is representative of a new generation of musicians currently working in the experimental New York jazz scene. Following in the footsteps of John Zorn, he has been gradually expanding the expressive possibilities of the alto saxophone, under the influence of Ornette Coleman’s harmolodics, No Wave’s confrontational aesthetic, and Stockhausen’s timbral explorations. [...]

Rui Eduardo Paes, Jazz.pt

• Review by Rui Eduardo Paes in jazz.pt (May 18, 2018) Toda a música que acontece pelas sete faixas de [...]

John Sharpe, The New York City Jazz Record

• Review by John Sharpe in The New York City Jazz Record (May 2018) Named after a family of deep-sea predatory [...]

Bill Meyer, Dusted Magazine

• Review by Bill Meyer on Dusted Magazine (April 20, 2018) Stomiidae is a family of deep-sea fish, and each [...]

Filipe Freitas, Jazz Trail

• Review by Filipe Freitas on Jazz Trail (April 18, 2018) Adventurous cellist Daniel Levin has been taken creativity further [...]

Chris Haines, The Free Jazz Collective

• Review by Chris Haines on The Free Jazz Collective (April 13, 2018) Stomiidae is a family of deep-sea ray-finned fish, as [...]

Eyal Hareuveni, Salt Peanuts

• Review by Eyal Hareuveni in Salt Peanuts (April 2, 2018) The New York-based of cellist Daniel Levin, alto sax [...]

Mathias Kusnierz, Jazz News

• Review by Mathias Kusnierz in Jazz News (March 2018) Stomiidae doit beaucoup à l’histoire du free à Big Apple, [...]

Franpi Barriaux, ★ÉLU★ CitizenJazz

• ★ÉLU★ by Franpi Barriaux in CitizenJazz (March 4, 2018) Stomiidae, race de poisson des abysses à la figure hérissée [...]

Tim Niland, Music and More

• Review by Tim Niland on Music and More (March 1, 2018) Stomiidae is a devastating and thrilling avant-garde jazz [...]

Rigobert Dittmann, Bad Alchemy

• Review by Rigobert Dittmann in Bad Alchemy (March 2018) Der Altosaxophonist CHRIS PITSIOKOS – eine Entdeckung von Weasel Walter [...]

Andrzej Nowak, Spontaneous Music Tribune

• Review by Andrzej Nowak on Spontaneous Music Tribune (February 27, 2018) Dokonania Dark Tree Records, francuskiego labelu free jazz/ [...]

Guy Sitruk, Jazz à Paris

• Review by Guy Sitruk in Jazz à Paris (February 26, 2018) Shame on me : je ne connaissais pas [...]

Jean-Michel Van Schouwburg, Orynx

• Review by Jean-Michel Van Schouwburg on Orynx (February 12, 2018) Saxophoniste révélé récemment à NYC : respiration circulaire, giclées [...]

Avant Scena - Contemporary Music Blog

• Review in Avant Scena (February 11, 2018) “Stomiidae” was released on January, 2018. This album was recorded by three [...]

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