Storyville Records

Hess Skou Quartet

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Catalogue Number
STCD4204
Format
CD
Artist
Hess Skou Quartet
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Description

The debut album by this young Copenhagen quartet. The band plays strong melodies, jazz standards and original compositions which work well with tbeir particular sound and inspired interpretation.swinging without losing sight ot the lyrical voice oi the numbers they play. The music is acoustic and unforced in this extension ol the classic piano trio taking inspiration from among others, Paul Bley. Bill Evans. Herbie Hancock and Ahmad Jamal. while borrowing elements from the Cuban and African traditions.

Personnel

Nikolaj Hess (piano), Jens Skou Olsen (bass, cello), Søren Christensen (drums), Jacob Andersen (congas, bongos)

Recorded February 14/15th, 1995

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