Balance, Guest: Gábor Gadó at Opus Jazz Club
“Like the music of Béla Bartók and Zoltán Kodály, later-day patron saints of Hungarian music, the songs written by János Ávéd and by Balance are all based on the mixture of folk wisdom and sophisticated poetic conceits and they celebrate the natural world and its regenerative powers in the face of both natural and supernatural phenomena. Each begins arrestingly with either saxophone or flute and with the addition of the drums, acquires emotional weight as it goes along. The seriousness with which Balance approach these works is evident, and the forces are ideal: single voices amplified as a potent trio as required provide atmospheric rarity and a powerful sonorous imprint to all of this music. This is clearly a disc not to be missed.” Raul da Gama, JazzdaGama, May 2017...
BMC Opus Jazz Club
uploaded this event on February 25, 2018
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