Notes: (UK )
It is 22 years since saxophonist Chris Bowden released his great ‘Time Capsule’ set on Soul Jazz. ‘Unlikely Being’ is his third release and explores elements of contemporary Jazz. ‘New Crobuzon’ is a lengthy, diverse, innovative and interesting piece. There are elements of late Blue Note Hancock to the driving ‘We Are Alive’ and a gritty funkiness to the slower ‘Pollock Painting’. ‘Ridiculous Itinerary’ is another strong long track. A fine return for the British alto sax man.
01 New Crobuzon by Chris Bowden
02 We Are Alive by Chris Bowden
03 Pollock Painting by Chris Bowden
04 Looking Back by Chris Bowden
05 Ridiculous Itinerary by Chris Bowden
06 We Talked by Chris Bowden