Florent Ghys, Baroque Tardif: Soli

Amelia Raitt

By Amelia Raitt

on 01.18.11 in Reviews

The upright bass player and composer Florent Ghys's impressionist take on jazz sounds as good burbling away in the background as it does when you're alone with it. Spare, stark, melodic, and full of odd angles, it feels like jazz that has been frozen into place and then broken into brittle shards.