Thursday, March 1, 2012
Day & Taxi, More or Less,
Christoph Gallio's Day and Taxi recordings are exquisitely bold expressions of avant garde jazz. This is music that will never be popular. It is music for those who seek purity of thought. I have been enjoying About for some time. Tonight I began listening to a second album from the same session: Less and More. This music reminds me of the more laconic work of Steve Lacy. Gallio uses his horn like an icebreaker. It rides up over the shell and breaks down into it.
I am playing 'To Walk On Eggshells', to make the point. Behind Gallio are: