The fascinating story of an exceptional group of musicians.
“Nancarrow-style polymetres collide and fuse with complex harmonies in radical reinterpretations of jazz standards.”
“The musical collaboration between Evelyn Glennie and Trio HLK is a relatively new one, but it is already reaping very rich rewards.”
“I knew I would be out of my comfort zone but that’s always a good thing for any musician to experience.”
Jazzwise interviews this extraordinary ensemble.
An excellent, in-depth article, by Marcello Nardi.
When Trio HLK were putting together the wishlist for guests on their debut album, they figured they may as well aim high. So no-one was more surprised than them when both their targets, saxophonist Steve Lehman and renowned percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie, agreed to come on board.
"...elements reminiscent of techno- and dubstep, of M-base, of heavy rock guitar and of some compositional methods from modern ‘classical’ music, are all part of the mix.
"The serious jazz aficionados and poetic types in the audience are blown away."
Worldwide album release is May 11th, with UK tour through the year