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Alexey Kruglov and The Thing in Session

Jez Nelson presents avant-garde Russian saxophonist Alexey Kruglov and his trio in concert, with electric guitarist Jaak Sooaar and drummer Paul May. Plus a session by The Thing.

Jez Nelson presents avant-garde Russian saxophonist Alexey Kruglov and his trio in concert. Kruglov is part of the Moscow improvising scene, continuing the tradition developed by the Ganelin Trio in the 1970s and 80s. His music combines punk-rock energy with dark humour and a folk-like lyricism, allied to an eccentric playing technique that includes playing several instruments at once. He is joined by Estonian electric guitarist Jaak Sooäär and Paul May on drums, performing music from his latest album.

Also on the programme, a session by Scandinavian free jazz trio The Thing, featuring saxophonist Mats Gustafsson, bassist Ingebrigt Håker Flaten and Paal Nilssen-Love on drums.

Presenter: Jez Nelson
Guest: Kevin Le Gendre
Producers: Russell Finch & Chris Elcombe.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

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  • Keith Jarrett

    Part IX

    • Rio.
    • ECM.
  • Alexey Kruglov recorded at The Vortex, London on 29 October 2011

    • Line-up:

      Alexey Kruglov (reeds), Jaak Sooäär (electric guitar), Paul May (drums)

    • Alexey Kruglov

      Free Opening

      Composer: Kruglov, Sooäär and May

    • Alexey Kruglov

      Portrait Of A Small Plant

      Composer: Jaak Sooäär

    • Alexey Kruglov

      Fish Birthday

      Composer: Kruglov & Sooäär

    • Alexey Kruglov

      The Battle

      Composer: Alexey Kruglov

  • Alexey Kruglov chats to Kevin Le Gendre

    • Alexey Kruglov

      Russian Metaphor

      • Russian Metaphor.
      • Leo.
    • Ganelin Trio

      Semplice

      • Con Affetto.
      • Golden Years of New Jazz.
    • Alexey Kruglov & Jaak Sooäär Trio

      Rally

      • Karate.
      • Leo.
    • Alexey Kruglov & Jaak Sooäär Trio

      Pust' Vsegda Budet Solntse

      • Karate.
      • Leo.
  • Alexey Kruglov recorded at The Vortex, London on 29 October 2011

    • Line-up:

      Alexey Kruglov (reeds), Jaak Sooäär (electric guitar), Paul May (drums)

    • Alexey Kruglov

      Poet

      Composer: Alexey Kruglov

    • Alexey Kruglov

      Seal Of Time

      Composer: Alexey Kruglov

    • Alexey Kruglov

      Huga

      Composer: Jaak Sooäär

  • The Thing recorded at the Jazz on 3 studios on 4 October 2011

    • Line-up:

      Mats Gustafsson (tenor saxophone), Ingebrigt Håker Flaten (bass) and Paal Nilssen-Love (drums)

    • The Thing

      Garage

      Composer: Gustafsson / Håker Flaten / Nilssen-Love

    • The Thing

      Mono

      Composer: Gustafsson / Håker Flaten / Nilssen-Love

    • The Thing

      S***t Loads of Red Meet Is Missing

      Composer: Gustafsson / Håker Flaten / Nilssen-Love

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