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Will Glaser Trio – Climbing in Circles (2nd show)

Line-up

Matthew Herd – saxophones

Liam Noble – piano

Will Glaser – drums

 

About

Will Glaser is a Nottinghamshire born drummer and percussionist who mixes an eclectic range of influences in a drumming style that is musical, melodic and deeply rooted in the Jazz tradition. His inspiration draws on every corner of Jazz history, from traditional and early Jazz styles and New Orleans music to Free Jazz and improvised music. Will’s playing style is a charming combination of both the familiar and surprising.

This trio, featuring Liam Noble on Piano and Matthew Herd on Saxophones, released Climbing in Circles in January 2021 on the Ubuntu label, and is the product of two previous duo releases with both Matthew and Liam respectively.

Threaded together by explorative improvisations, the trio play material from a range of sources… American songbook repertoire, Singer/song writers such as Tom Waits song or composers such as Paul Motian or Don Cherry.

In this very intimate setting, these musicians explore all the possibilities of this slightly unusual ensemble. Explorations in sound and colour give way to heavy grooves and walls of energy, strong melodies and transportive atmospheres which link improvisation and compositions alike.

 

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