Achim Kaufmann & Olie Brice - Of Tides (2017)
Avant-garde Jazz, Free Improvisation | 1:00:33 | MP3, 320 kbps | 139 MB
Label: Babel Label
Recorded live at The Vortex in December 2014, Of Tides combines London double bassist Olie Brice and German pianist Achim Kaufmann in a duo. Bass and piano is an uncommon combination for a twosome, this one having arisen after the pair initially combined in a trio that also included Roger Turner on percussion. Potential obstacles to Brice and Kaufmann collaborating include an age gap of nearly two decades, and the fact that the pianist rarely plays in London. Despite such trifles, initial contact was instigated by Brice after he was impressed by the pianist's recorded work with bassist Mark Dresser on Starmelodics (Nuscope, 2009).