The quartet of Aram Shelton, alto saxophone; Jason Adasiewicz, vibraphone; Jason Roebke, bass; and Tim Daisy, drums. Their third album, recorded in August of 2008 immediately after a two week tour of the eastern US. Beautifully constructed pieces with complex harmonies, detailed sections, and inspired improvising highlights some of the many possibilities of these four musicians.
“There aren’t many musicians tied to more than one musical scene, but Aram Shelton is one of those rare examples. Both the Chicago and the Bay Area avant-jazz and free improv circuits benefit from this horn player who improvises with a composing perspective and composes to serve collective improvisation.
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