Date: September 18, 2012
Venue: Douglass Street Music Collective (Brooklyn, NY)
Concert review by Matt Cole
Recently, I reviewed Jaywalkin’, the new CD by NoReduce. As I had a very positive reaction to the CD, I was excited to have a chance to see, hear, and review the opening show of their U.S. Mini-tour this past September, at Brooklyn’s Douglass Street Music Collective.
Text by Matt Cole
New from the nWog label are two releases which show the vitality and creativity which can be found the European jazz scene. NoReduce’s debut CD, Jaywalkin’, which features three young Swiss jazz musicians and drummer extraordinaire Nasheet Waits was released on 18 May 2012, and the Nils Wogram Septet’s Complete Soul, out on 24 August.
Label: nWog Records
NoReduce’s lineup consists of Raffaele Bossard on bass, Dave Gisler on guitar, and Christoph Irniger on saxophone in addition to drummer Nasheet Waits, and the album presents songs that came into existence in the spring of 2011 in New York, while the Swiss contingent of the band was living there.