Alexey Kruglov & Jaak Soojaar – “Stereo Autumn”


Musical analoguesVladimir Chekasin, Evan Parker, Anthony Braxton, John Zorn, Marc Ribot, John Coltrane

Album genres:
literary-musical performance, free jazz, improvisatory music, avant-garde

Recorded in 2011 / Released in 2012

Catalogue number: AB-CD-09-2012-025

Barcode: 1977721673327

2 CDs

Languages of the booklet: Russian, English

Publishing House: OOO “ArtBeat”, 127051, Moscow, Trubnaya st., 32, building 4

Sales Department: + 7.903.2090450
It is a new album of the saxophonist Alexey Kruglov and the guitarist Jaak Soojaar who are bright representatives of Russian and European improvisatory music.

Album review

“Stereo Autumn” contains two discs with live performances of Alexey and Jaak in different line-ups (trio and septet) released under the record label “ArtBeat Music”. Both discs are in contemplative poetic mood.



CD 1 – “Portrait of a Little Flower”

Written and arranged by Alexey Kruglov (2, 3, 5) and Jaak Soojaar (1, 4), poems by Alexey Kruglov (3, 5)

Record participants: Alexey Kruglov – soprano, alto and tenor saxophones, basset horn, sopranissimo recorder, grand piano strings, declamation; Jaak Soojaar – electric guitar, electronics; Oleg Yudanov – drums, percussion

CD 2 – “Following «A Love Supreme»”

Participants: Alexey Kruglov – alto saxophone; Jaak Soojaar – electric guitar, electronics; Oleg Yudanov – drums, percussion; “Kruglyi Band” in the line-up: Anton Zaletaev – soprano saxophone; Oleg Grymov – tenor saxophone; Renat Gataulin – grand piano, strings of grand piano; Denis Shushkov – contrabass

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