Jakob Bro: Jakob Bro (Vinyl LP)

Jakob Bro: Jakob Bro (Vinyl LP)

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Gefion is Danish guitarist Jakob Bro's first ECM album as leader, following recordings for the label as sideman with Paul Motian and Tomasz Stanko. Like the work of those masters Bro's balladeering distils a sense of jazz history in it's specific and highly personal atmospheres. The open forms of Bro's compositions leave plenty of space for his companions drum legend Jon Christensen and creative bassist-of-the-moment Thomas Morgan - to make their statements, interactively and in parallel. And there is space too for the listener's imagination to follow the flow and the delicate melodic tracery of Bro's electric guitar in this thoughtful and poetic album. Gefion was recorded in Oslo's Rainbow Studio in November 2013 and produced by Manfred Eicher. Gefion, Copenhagen, And They All Came Marching Out of the Woods, White, Lyskaster, Airport Poem, Oktober, Ending