Out now: the first CD of the Blue Lines Trio !
Blue Lines Trio
George Hadow - drums
Michiel Scheen - piano
Raoul van der Weide - contrabass, crackle box, sound objects
Tracks 1, 6, 10 and 12 composed by Michiel Scheen, tracks 3 and 5 by Paul Termos, track 8 by Raoul van der Weide.
Recording, mixing and mastering by Arnold de Boer; produced by Arnold de Boer and Blue Lines Trio. Recorded March 5, 2014 at the Bimhuis, Amsterdam. Cover art by Raoul van der Weide, cover design by Hidde Dijkstra. Photo © Wouter Scheen. Compositions by Raoul van der Weide and Paul Termos © BUMA/STEMRA. Distribution: Toondist.
Casco Records 002
The CD contains a selection out of the rich repertoire of the trio, full of musical explorations, neo-lyricism, sound investigations, dribble-swing, hard-core poetry, phonic fantasies, and amongst others, an enjoyable warm ballad.
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See reviews here.
Reactions on earlier work of the band members:
- George Hadow: ‘A f***ing good drummer!’ (Han Bennink, 2012)
- Michiel Scheen: 'Odd twists and sharp angles, post-Monk, post-Mengelberg even’ (Frances Davis, The Village Voice, 2004).
- Raoul van der Weide: 'Sound magician Raoul van der Weide' (Tim Sprangers, Gonzocircus, 2012).
Friday, October 10 Blue Lines Trio - Mirliton Theater, Utrecht - 20:30u
Saturday, October 11 Blue Lines Trio - Plusetage, Baarle Nassau - 21:00u
Wednesday, November 19 Blue Lines Trio - Splendor, Amsterdam - 21:00u