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Mars Song
Evan Parker, Sainkho Namtchylak
Mars Song
Genres: Jazz, Pop
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All Artists: Evan Parker, Sainkho Namtchylak
Title: Mars Song
Members Wishing: 2
Total Copies: 0
Label: Victo
Release Date: 10/24/1996
Album Type: Import
Genres: Jazz, Pop
Style: Avant Garde & Free Jazz
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPC: 777405004222

CD Reviews

A tough nut
N. Dorward | Toronto, ON Canada | 03/16/2002
(3 out of 5 stars)

"Evan Parker, Sainkho Namchylak--two of the most remarkable improvisors in free music today. But put them together in a disc-long set of duets....& somehow it seems to me this is mostly fairly intractable music. I found it very hard going, & lacking in much actual drama or suspense--each musician does his/her thing, excellently but without actually producing anything that's more than the sum of its parts. (& it is also frankly pretty tough going in the squeakier bits.) It's an infinitely less humane & engaging than Namchylak's duet disc with Ned Rothenberg, _Amulet_, which I'd recommend much more strongly. With Evan Parker discs sprouting up like mushrooms in the 1990s, I can't see that this need be a high-priority purchase for any but avid collectors of the principals' work."