||Absurd World Country CD (2006) |
Keplinger albums From Earshot Jazz November 2005,BY PETER MONAGHAN
Absurd World Country, the new CD by the drum marauder Gregg Keplinger and unassuming sax monster Michael Monhart, is a vibrant megalith of pure sound art. In the realms of vanguard jazz-related accomplishment,it succeeds the free-jazz invaders Stackpole as the most intense experience you're likely to undergo in a Seattle music venue. On the disc, Monhart and Keplinger are joined by many Seattle out-jazz and rock icons, from guitarist Stone Gossard to bass outlander Geoff Harper to young comers Adam Diller on saxophone and Tom Swafford on violin to Emily Bishton who contributes gorgeous,ingenue sacred ...