TryTone Newsletter - April 2017
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  New CD releases on Trytone Records 

  • Music from an imaginary land AVA Trio
  • Linden Kristina Fuchs
  • 682/681 Lisa Cay Miller

Music from an imaginary land AVA Trio

"She stretches from the mountain ridge to the sea. Countless rivers gash through her yellowing plains. Barren and wild is the land; yet her sons remain to be thankful and loyal. They are indeed of the simple, but elegant kind." Taking inspiration from the ancient as well as the current Mediterranean cultures, blending the folk musics with an avant-garde flair, AVA is an intercontinental project (IT,TR,IR), based in the Netherlands.They invite you on an ethnomusicological expedition to the imaginary land and beyond with this new Trytone release consisting of their original compositions.

Giuseppe Doronzo (IT) baritone sax Esat Ekincioglu (TR) double bass Pouriya Jaberi (IR) daf, jivar


ILinden is traditional music in a different way – in this recording, freedom is celebrated… Or, as Thelonious Monk said: “We all play folk music“ The songs are taken from the collection “Onder de Groene Linde” that was published in 2008, referring to Ate Doornbosch’s program at the Dutch radio from 1957 to 1993. Ate traveled the Netherlands with his tape recorder, recording people who still knew the old songs.

Kristina Fuchs Voice

Mete Erker soprano and tenor saxophones, bass clarinet

Jeroen van Vliet piano, electronics

682/681 LiSa Cay Miller

Canadian Pianist Lisa Cay Miller's collaboration with some of the finest improvisors of the Amsterdam scene results in a wonderful new CD on Trytone! Recorded at Splendor, "682/681" features Ig Henneman, Anne La Berge, George Hadow, Yedo Gibson, Mark Morse, Jasper Stadhouders, John Dikeman, Wilbert De Joode, Onno Govaert and Trytone's Oguz Buyukberber.

Recent Trytone CDs in the press

A nice review of Spinifex 'Veiled' by 'Can this even be called music?'! "The experimental jazz quintet from the Netherlands is abrasive and seductive, and they have an outstandingly good ten-track album!”

Lisa Cay Miller’s "682/682" gets reviewed on Jazzflits

Linden in Dutch Press
“...muziek die in geen enkel vakje past – licht psychedelische atmosferische impro?” Vrije Geluiden – Aad van Nieuwkerk

“... uniek in de Nederlandse geïmproviseerde muziek.” “Je zou kunnen stellen dat Kristina Fuchs een nieuw genre heeft geschapen.” Jazzflits, Herman Ter Loo

“...Fuchs klonk beurtelings sensueel, plagerig en schalks...” eindhovens dagblad, rené van peer

“...muziek waar je geen etiket op kunt plakken.” Vera Vingerhoeds

“Waaruit opnieuw blijkt hoe schitterend de stem van Kristina Fuchs zich om deze muziek plooit: warm, soms kinderlijk, dan weer fors vrouwelijk en altijd sensitief.” jazznu, rinus van der heijden

“Een muzikale droom.” Haarlems dagblad, John Oomkes

Oğuz Büyükberber’s new trio featuring Wilbert de Joode and Uli Genenger gets a nice review on Opduvel

About AVA Trio
“The trio AVA consists of baritone saxophonist Giuseppe Doronzo, bassist Esat Ekincioglu and percussionist Seyed Pouriya Jaberi. They play a sort of free folkmusic from an imaginairy country, located somewhere on the axis of Italy-Turkey-Iran.” (Eddy Determeyer- Draai om je oren)

About Morgan Freeman
“One of the nicest debut albums of 2016.” Herman te Loo, Jazzflits

“Jazz of various tastes are equally on the menu as punk or contemporary electronica…there is for sure no time for boredom.” Ken Vos, Jazzism

“An irresistible impulse, a libertarian breath, real risk taking…” LesDNJ

“…works with a modern vocabulary on improvisation themes, creates moods in a highly concentrated form, makes sequences comprehensible, lets the listener be part of the creation of the music pieces, doesn’t present a final version but rather the creative process itself, shows the becoming, and lets the difficulty of such an endeavour swing with the music." Freistil

“Wobbly Strata” by Oğuz Büyükberber gets reviewed on Draai om je oren

Upcoming Concerts

Trytone Series is back!
After a rather lengthy break, Trytone is starting its monthly concert series at the Roze Tanker in Amsterdam Noord. Focusing on curating evenings presenting Trytone artists sharing what they are currently busy with, featuring visiting artists, as well as exciting combinations from the Dutch Jazz and improv scene. 20th of April marks the first of the concert series with a full program by Oğuz Büyükberber'e new trio with Mark Haanstra on bass and Yonga Sun on drums, Morgan Freeman, playing music from their recent Trytone release "Blessed Virgin Mary’s Face-To-Face Encounter with the Divine Bullshit" and Istanbul based pianist/composer Tolga Tüzün will be joined by Trytone artists in an improvisational setting.

Trytone Label Night at Mezrab Amsterdam
CD release presentation of AVA trio's "Music from an imaginary land" and another successful recent Trytone release "Liquid Songs" by Boi Akih will form the program. May 17th Mezrab, Amsterdam

Büyükberber Klein will play their audio visual project "(busy mind of the) Lonely Commuter".
Structured improvisations on the theme are accompanied by Büyükberber's video work using POV footages from all sort of commuting vehicles from around the world. April 22nd Pletterij, Haarlem

AVA Trio CD release Concerts
May 7 - Roskam - Brussels
May 14 - dOek Festival | Splendor | Amsterdam
May 17 - Trytone Label Night | Mezrab | Amsterdam
May 19 - CloudNine | TivoliVredenburg | Utrecht

Boi Akih at Holland Festival!
june 16th Paradiso, Amsterdam

Morga Freeman
June 3 - Volta June 4 - Red Light Jazz

Büyükberber Klein in Lisbon
Jazz im Goethe Garten, Lisbon July 10

Spinifex tour in Portugal and Spain in July 2017
A new CD will be recorded after this tour featuring trumpeter Bart Maris and tenor saxophonist John Dikeman. Expect it by the end of the year on Trytone! Spinifex will also perform a version of their ‘Maximus’ program at the Jazz no Parque festival at Serralves in Porto featuring great local musicians, Gil Gonçalves - tuba, Francisco Andrade – tenor saxophone, Eduardo Lála – trombone, Luis Vicente – trumpet, and João Martins – baritone saxophone.

Next on Trytone

Upcoming releases

Proverbe DUMItRIO
Mattia Magatelli – acoustic and electric bass
George Dumitriu – guitar, violin, viola
Kristijan Krajnčan – drums, cello

Releasing their second album on Trytone this spring, DUMItRIO will be touring Romania, Slovenia, Netherlands and Italy to promote it. ”Proverbe” is inspired by Romanian folk music, proverbs and culture packed in original music and spontaneous improvisations.

Native aliens
Renato Ferreira – all compositions, tenor and baritone sax
Yedo Gibson – soprano sax
Laura Polence – voice
George Dumitriu – guitar, viola
Miguel Petruccelli – guitar, bass guitar
JanWillem van der Ham – bassoon
Gábor Hartyáni – cello
Onno Govaert – drums

Native Aliens is a musical group devoted to the research of Brazilian folk music mixed up with free improvisation. Their first CD is recorded live at Teatro Munganga in Amsterdam and it will be on Trytone soon!ments like the Hang or electronics.

stay tuned

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