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Silent Photographer by Scenes

Silent Photographer is an excellent trio recording. The tone is generally hushed and introspective, and the improvisations are searching and cerebral. Though the group does utilize dissonance, space and tense harmony, the music never feels alienating. The musicianship here is first rate, and the group's interplay is equally impressive. Further credit also goes John Stowell (long an underrated and original guitarist) and Jeff Johnson for contributing well crafted and fitting originals to this album. This album is worth seeking out. Highly recommended.

Additional Info

  • Artist / Group Name: Scenes
  • CD Title: Silent Photographer
  • Genre: Contemporary Jazz / Modern
  • Year Released: 2011
  • Record Label: Origin
  • Tracks: Black Eyes, Three French Nuns, Chan's Song, Contours, Windchaser, Companions, Lifelines, Sepia, Resolution, Silent Photographer
  • Musicians: John Stowell - guitar Jeff Johnson - bass John Bishop - drums
  • Rating: Four Stars
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