New CD from bassist and composer Niels Præstholm –
Gyroscope String Trio ”Precessions”
Special guests John Tchicai, Simon Spang-Hanssen and Haakon Berre
Formed as a vehicle for Praestholms adventures compositional aesthetic, Niels Praestholms new band the Gyroscope String Trio counts some of the worlds best improviser on strings -
Norwegian viola player Bergmund Skaslien, French cellist Alain Grange and Niels Praestholm on doublebass.
“Precessions” includes seven Niels Praestholm originals for quintet with saxophone/bass clarinet/flute, strings and drums as well as four improvisations by the string trio alone.
The Cd features legendary Danish avant-garde icon John Tchicai, Danish saxophone virtuoso Simon Spang-Hanssen and Norwegian drummer Haakon Berre.
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